NEWS: SCAN Raises $10,000 in 24 hours during Spring2Action

April 10, 2014

thankyouOn April 9th during Spring2Action — one day of incredible giving in Alexandria — hundreds of local nonprofits raised an unprecedented $1,000,000+ in 24 hours. SCAN was thrilled to be a part of the day, surpassing its own goal of $10,000 thanks to the generosity of more than 80 donors. Two “free agent fundraisers,” Chelsey Ney and Megan Tuttle worked individually in their own networks to raise more than $2,000 of the total for SCAN. Matching grants from the Bruhn Morris Foundation, Mason Hirst Foundation and SCAN’s Board of Directors also played an important role in the fundraiser’s success.

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NEWS: SCAN’s Carrie Cannon Honored by FACT of Virginia

April 9, 2014

SCAN’s CASA Program Director Carrie Cannon was honored by the Family and Children’s Trust Fund of Virginia during Prevention Child Abuse Virginia’s annual conference in Richmond. The awards recognize individuals like Carrie whose prevention, intervention and treatment efforts in the area of child abuse and neglect have shown exceptional merit. Carrie was celebrated for her work recruiting, training and supporting nearly 80 advocates in the Alexandria/Arlington CASA Program as well as managing her own caseload. During Carrie’s tenure, she also expended the program beyond Alexandria to include Arlington, and led targeted recruitment efforts to add gender and ethnic diversity to the volunteer.

Learn more about the SCAN’s Alexandria/Arlington CASA Program here.

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From the blog: Why I support SCAN

Ever want to learn more about the people who support SCAN? Ever wonder WHY they support SCAN? Today we talk with Paola McDonald, a local entrepreneur (and mom), about her personal and professional support of SCAN’s programs in Northern Virginia.

SCAN: How did you first learn about SCAN? What was your initial involvement?

Paola: I used to work for SCAN several years ago.  I was the Parent Education Coordinator, back before I had children myself.  I was also the CASA Volunteer Recruiter for about one year.  It was a short term, contract position where I was able to assist the CASA program with their minority volunteer recruitment efforts.

SCAN: What is your involvement today? Why do you continue to support SCAN?

Paola: Today I continue to support SCAN as a Pinwheel Partner.  I am also on (more…)


 

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SCAN Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children (CASA), a program of SCAN of Northern Virginia SCAN Parent Education Program (PEP), a program of SCAN of Northern Virginia
SCAN Pinwheels for Prevention Allies in Prevention Coalition, an Initiative of SCAN of Northern Virginia