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The Safe Seven

$3,010 of $10,000 goal

Raised by 10 people in 28 months
Dottie Zeigler Scher
for Prevent Child Abuse Gaston, Inc.
 GASTONIA, NC
It's all about the look on the mother's face when she participated in our Stewards of Children training and was told she could make the decision about who would have access to her body. When we told her that her children had the right to choose to whom they showed affection and who could be "in their space". She cried and said, "No one has ever told me that before. No one." It was a revelation for her.

It's all about the parents who exchange looks when they're eating s'mores that have been cooked in a hot car to demonstrate the dangers of leaving a child alone in a hot car.

Our new video, Saving Tomorrow, is on Youtube! It is directed at those in the audience who may have been affected by child abuse or neglect. It is to let them know they are not alone, there are people who care and give them an idea of who they can talk to. We need your support to keep our doors open and to keep providing educational materials and prevention training throughout the county. We are about to start an exciting partnership with the ministeries of Shady Grove Baptist Church in Cherryville, NC to reach out to the western half of Gaston County. Our plan is to do the same in Gastonia and in Belmont. We cannot do this without your donations. Please help us reach our goal of $10,000.00. Every donation is appreciated no matter what size.


Prevent Child Abuse Gaston provides training, education and information about all these issues. And, the community trusts us. We're here because we care not because we are drawing a paycheck. We are trained Facilitators of Stewards of Children. Many of us have backgrounds of working in child welfare and we participate in several collaborative committees across the county.  

For every $10.00 donated we can provide a rack card display to an agency with information on the Safe Surrender Law, Safe Sleeping for Infants, Safe Cars, Safe Water Supervision, Anti-Bullying for Young Children, Child Sexual Abuse Prevention and Gun Safety.

For every $100.00 donated we can train 5 parents in Stewards of Children, a nationally recognized, evidence based training on child abuse prevention.

For every $500.00 donated we can provide 20 Meet Me on the Playground for Elementary School Age Children anti-bullying kits for teachers.

For every $1000.00 donated we can train 68 parents in child abuse prevention including teaching them how to talk to their children about child sexual abuse, healthy touches, sexual exploitation online and human sex trafficking. 

Every dollar donated to our Go Fund Me campaign will be used to protect children right here in Gaston County.  Please give today!

#preventchildabusegaston  #BeyondtheFund  #theSafe Seven  #SavingTomorrow
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Call to action: We have Stewards of Children sessions and Supplemental Session planned, we are in the planning stages to bring a statewide training to Gaston County in the Spring, we are working on our Gun Safety Campaign, and we are scheduling trainings with churches and schools. We did not get our grants and are at risk of shutting down. Every $10 enables us to better protect 10 children, to train more adults how to be aware of risks, to train parents how to be aware of potential hazards for their children. Please donate to our cause - to make Gaston County a safer place for children.
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Our new video, Saving Tomorrow, is on Youtube! It is directed at those in the audience who may have been affected by child abuse or neglect. It is to let them know they are not alone, there are people who care and give them an idea of who they can talk to. We need your support to keep our doors open and to keep providing educational materials and prevention training throughout the county. We are about to start an exciting partnership with the ministeries of Shady Grove Baptist Church in Cherryville, NC to reach out to the western half of Gaston County. Our plan is to do the same in Gastonia and in Belmont. We cannot do this without your donations. Please help us reach our goal of $10,000.00. Every donation is appreciated no matter what size.
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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and we really do need your help. Starting tomorrow we will be delivering our literature, rack cards with information about child abuse prevention, brochures about our training programs all over Gaston County. We recently produced a video letting victims in our audience know there are people who care and who can help right here in Gaston County, "Saving Tomorrow". It is now playing on our Facebook page and will be on YouTube later this week. If you like what we are doing and want us to continue doing it, please give us a donation.
$10.00 enables us to provide information racks to a business or agency free of charge here in Gaston County.
$15.00 enables us to provide a Sexual Abuse Prevention Training to a parent participating in a substance abuse treatment program trying to get back on their feet.
$100.00 enables us to provide Panera Bread to over 120 children on a weekly basis for a year.
$500.00 enables us to provide Stewards of Children training, including the 4 Supplemental Trainings, to 33 adults who will better protect over 330 children.
$1,000.00 will enable us to train 67 adults better protecting 670 children, and will make you a Circle of Life Donation member. Anyone who gives $1,000.00 or more is eligible for membership and will receive a certificate of appreciation suitable for framing, a printed copy of our monthly newsletter, invites to all our activities, and free pinwheels to display at your home or business during the month of April, Child Abuse Prevention Month.
Your donation is tax deductible.

Pinwheels for Prevention
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This past Saturday, March 11, 2017, we filmed all day for a new video about child abuse prevention in Gaston County. This video included community partners and people who children might identify as someone they could talk to if something happened to them. When you see this video, we ask that you share it.

Please support us as we continue to make child safety the #1 priority for all of Gaston County.
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$3,010 of $10,000 goal

Raised by 10 people in 28 months
Created December 2, 2016
Funds raised will benefit:
Prevent Child Abuse Gaston, Inc.
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Gastonia, NC
EIN: 562097587
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$2,000
Anonymous
27 months ago
DS
$200
Dottie Scher
28 months ago

In memory of Paul Avery, Sr.

$50
Anonymous
28 months ago
JJ
$250
Janet Jackson
28 months ago

Good work Dorothy. Jan

BC
$50
Beth Collins
28 months ago

With love!

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28 months ago
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