Help Us Keep Kids Safe

Project of
The Victim Center

The Victim Center has provided our free-of-charge Prevention Education for nearly 40 years, presented annually, to tens of thousands of school-age children. Helping kids stay safe is important to us, to families, and to the health of our community.

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$10.00 Level

4 Supporters

Your gift of $10 will provide our Prevention Education program to two children. Please consider sharing our project on your social media channels!


$25.00 Level

4 Supporters

Your donation of $25 will provide our Prevention Education program to five children! For every $25 you donate, your name will be placed in a drawing for one ticket to our fabulous new event - Wine, Women & Shoes - held October 2. Please consider sharing our project on your social media channels to help add to our momentum.


$50.00 Level

3 Supporters

Your generous donation of $50 will provide our Prevention Education program to 10 children! For every $25 you donate, your name will be placed in a drawing for one ticket to our fabulous new event - Wine, Women & Shoes - held October 2. Please consider sharing our project on your social media channels to help add to our momentum.


$200.00 Level

0 Supporters

Your generous donation of $200 will provide our Prevention Education program to an entire classroom! For every $25 you donate, your name will be placed in a drawing for one ticket to our fabulous new event - Wine, Women & Shoes - held October 2. Please consider sharing our project on your social media channels to help add to our momentum.

Project Overview

Child abuse and child sexual abuse are not topics anyone likes to talk about. However, the reality is these things do happen to our children, right here in our community.  Greene County has one of the highest rates of child abuse and neglect in the state.

The Victim Center receives an average of 11 disclosures of child abuse per month as a direct result of our prevention program.

Prevention is key!

The National Committee for the Prevention of Child Sexual Abuse estimates that one in every three females and one in every five males will be sexually abused before they reach the age of seventeen. Many of these children will never tell anyone what happened to them, often as a result of threats or manipulation by the perpetrator.  

Just $4.00 provides important Prevention Education to one child. 

Our Prevention Education program helps keep kids safe by:

Empowering them with the knowledge and tools to understand boundaries.

Helping them identify safe adults.

And the most important rule of all - tell a safe adult until someone believes them.

We ask you to help us, help keep kids safe.

 

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About The Victim Center

 

 

Our vision is a community in which individuals live free of violence and corresponding trauma.

Our mission is to foster safety and health in our communities by walking with victims along their journey from trauma and tragedy to hope and healing

The Victim Center provides free-of-charge services to victims of violent and/or sexual crimes through 24-hour crisis response, individual and group counseling, personal advocacy, and court support. The Victim Center also provides school and community-based prevention education and training.

We serve any person who has experienced family violence, sexual violence, stalking, child sexual abuse, human trafficking, armed robbery, kidnapping, or the impact of homicide. We also serve survivors of DWI, childhood trauma, and all other violent or sexual crimes.

 

 

 

 

The Victim Center

http://www.thevictimcenter.org

Springfield, MO
417.863.7273
hope@thevictimcenter.org