NEWS: Hon. Jim Moran Honored at SCAN Circle of Hope Reception
May 15, 2015
SCAN Board Member Tim and Jennifer Gale opened their home for a special reception of Circle of Hope members on May 15th, providing an ideal opportunity to introduce new friends to SCAN’s child abuse prevention programs and present Hon. Jim Moran with the 2015 Cleary Award. Rep. Moran has represented the 8th Congressional District for 23 years, serving as a committed spokesperson for the importance of child abuse prevention and as an Honorary SCAN Board Member for more than a decade. The Cleary Award was created to honor SCAN’s founder, Dave Cleary, and recognize both individuals and organizations whose dedication and commitment to children and families stand out in ways that make a positive difference in the lives of children in Northern Virginia. Dozens of guests included new Honorary Board Member Hon. Don Beyer and SCAN founder Dave Cleary.
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NEWS: SCAN awarded $85,000 for Operation Safe Babies
May 11, 2015
CareFirst will award more than $3.1 million to seven health care organizations working to improve the health of uninsured and underinsured mothers and their babies – particularly those in the National Capital Area, where the infant mortality rate still exceeds the national average. During the next three years, SCAN will receive more than $85,000 to purchase cribs and increase safe sleep education for its Operation Safe Babies program in Alexandria, Arlington and Fairfax. Learn more about the new program here.
NEWS: SCAN working with partners in Alexandria to offer FREE prevention trainings in April
March 13, 2015
SCAN is working with partners at the Center for Alexandria’s Children, Northern Virginia Family Service and the City of Alexandria’s DCHS to promote awareness about child abuse prevention this April for National Child Abuse Prevention Month. In addition to helping groups plant pinwheel gardens across the area, partners will offer a series of FREE trainings meant to empower individuals to prevent child sexual abuse and recognize and respond to abuse and neglect in their own communities. Registration is REQUIRED for each of the five trainings. Download a flyer providing training details and dates here. Register online here.
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