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April 6, 2018

Pinwheels for Prevention Gardens

To remind all of us that childhood is supposed to be fun and peaceful, there will be nearly 60 Pinwheels for Prevention Gardens “planted” throughout Orange County during Child Abuse Prevention Month. Thanks to hundreds of community members of all ages, the gardens will be up all month at schools, places of worship, businesses, police… read more

April 6, 2018

Blue Ribbon Family Fun Day

Clinic in the Park at the Orange County Great Park was the perfect setting to hold Blue Ribbon Family Fun Day. Surrounded by caring nonprofits and agencies,  numerous families joined together for crafts, games, and even a visit from Benny the Blue Ribbon Bunny who helped children plant the Pinwheels for Prevention Garden. During the… read more

April 6, 2018

A Call to Action: A Community in Unity to Prevent Child Abuse

Open your heart and home to become a foster family. When around water, scan it vigilantly to ensure no child is drowning. Check cars as you walk by to ensure no child is left alone inside. Slow down to really listen to a child… hear what they are saying. Send a supportive note of gratitude… read more

April 6, 2018

Orange County’s Response to National Child Abuse Prevention Month

What are you going to do next to…Step Up. Stand Up. Speak Up for Kids? This was the question asked by CBS2/KCAL9 News Reporter Michele Gile as she emceed Orange County’s 24th Annual Blue Ribbon Ceremony on March 28, 2018, to kick off National Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month that occurs each April. The event… read more

January 10, 2018

Child Abuse Prevention Month Orange County Efforts: What Steps Will You Take? 

April is designated as Nationally Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month. “Since child abuse and neglect occur in every zip code in Orange County and in every socio-economic group, we urge every adult and teenager to take action leading up to, during, and after the month-long awareness campaign,” states Eldon  Baber, Executive Director of The Raise… read more

April 27, 2016

Keep Us Safe: Raising Strong Happy Children

Imagine this…A toddler runs over to an un-gated pool and then looks back at his babysitter to say, “Remember to keep me safe!” Or, a child is strapped into a car seat and just as their parent gets out of the car to go to work, the child calls out, “Remember to keep me safe.”… read more

April 19, 2016

ABC7 Eye Witness News – Blue Ribbon Kick-off Ceremony

The 22nd Annual Community-wide Blue Ribbon Ceremony to kick off “National Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month.” was highlighted by ABC7 Eye Witness Newsduring a recent broadcast. Be sure to check out the video below.… read more

April 4, 2016

2016 Blue Ribbon Art Contest Winners

Congratulations to this year’s Blue Ribbon Month Art Contest Winners. To learn more about getting the youth you know involved next year, please email: info@theraisefoundation.org In gratitude to Kaiser Permanente for sponsoring Blue Ribbon Month.   Winners at Clinic in the Park at the OC Great Park congratulated by Raise Foundation Board of Director members… read more

April 4, 2016

Commitment to Caring

Eldon Baber, Executive Director – The Raise Foundation For more than four decades The Raise Foundation has worked under the premise: Better Parents. Better Kids. Designated by the Orange County Board of Supervisors as Orange County’s Child Abuse Prevention Council, our work is guided by the belief that strengthening families is the best prevention tool… read more

January 27, 2016

2016 Blue Ribbon “Child Abuse Prevention” Month Kick-off

2016 “National Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month.” Kick-off Ceremony The 22nd Annual Community-wide Blue Ribbon Ceremony to kick off “National Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month.” was highlighted by ABC7 Eye Witness News during a recent broadcast. Be sure to check out the video below. Congratulations to this year’s Blue Ribbon Month Art Contest Winners. To… read more

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