Ready, Set, Unite! Walk For Child Abuse Prevention Set For April 5

Monday, March 25, 2019

The Helen Ross McNabb Center will host a free community event on Friday, April 5 from 3-4:30 p.m. at the Coolidge Park Stage to bring awareness to Child Abuse Prevention Month.

A community information fair will begin at 3 p.m. and will provide child abuse prevention information and resources. Attendees are encouraged to wear royal blue, the designated color of child abuse prevention, and will be given pinwheels, which are considered the symbol of hope for children impacted by abuse. The event is intended to unite people in support of child abuse prevention and to demonstrate the community’s commitment to protecting children in East Tennessee. There is no registration required for this free event, and everyone is invited to attend. 

A short program will kick off the prevention walk at 3:30 p.m., where there will be a story about overcoming child abuse. The walk will begin following the program.

“Prevention is key,” said Gayle Lodato, senior director of Greater Chattanooga Area services for Helen Ross McNabb Center. “Every day we work to strengthen families through early intervention and prevention programs. The negative effects of child abuse can last far into adulthood and education and prevention programs can increase a child’s likelihood of being healthy, happy and abuse free.”

For more information about this event, contact Jessica Hill at jessica.hill@mcnabb.org or 865-599-5836.


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