APRIL IS CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION MONTH!
Safe & Sound Child Advocacy Center invites you to join us in celebrating National Child Abuse Prevention month which kicks off April 1, 2021. Child Abuse Prevention month is a time for communities to raise awareness and inspire collective action so our children can lead their best lives.
Here are ideas for you to get involved and support kids in our community:
April 1st – Wear Blue Day: wear blue to support the importance of child abuse and neglect prevention on April 1st and EVERY FRIDAY in April. Post a photo, tag Safe & Sound and hashtag #wearbluemidland.
April 6th – Pinwheels for Prevention Ceremony: Midland County Court House front lawn @ 12 noon. Pinwheels represent the hope, healing and happiness every child deserves.
April 9th (1:00-3:00 p.m.) or April 15th (6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.): Learn the 5 Steps to Protecting Our Children with Darkness to Light’s Stewards of Children training. Sign up at http://support.d2l.org/site/TR?fr_id=18190 for April 9th orhttp://support.d2l.org/site/TR?fr_id=18191 Use Code VIRTUAL10 for both classes.
April 23rd – April 30th: Safe & Sound Child Advocacy Center presents our 6thAnnual Superhero 5K Virtual Fun Run & Walk. All ages welcome! Participants receive an event t-shirt. Sign up now at https://runsignup.com/race/mi/midland/5thannualsuperherofunrun5kforchildabusepreventionmonth. Be sure to dress like a superhero for a chance to win prizes!
Participate in the Superhero Coloring Contest on our Facebook page.
Wrap your tree(s) in blue ribbon or let us know and we will wrap one for you!
Drop some spare change in our Piggy’s N’ Pinwheels for Prevention banks located at nine locations throughout Midland. All money supports prevention of child abuse and neglect efforts in our county.
Be sure to follow us on social media for more great tips and tools!
Fill out our CAP Month Participation Survey here: https://forms.gle/x6A8hPa2RvsN4TsG9