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Tuesday
Mar312015

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. A time when communities across America come together and raise awareness of the 315,806 children who were helped by an advocacy center in 2014. Of those children, 65% were involved in sexual abuse, 37% were not old enough to attend kindergarten, and 92% knew their perpetrator.

Come out April 1st at noon and help us plant pinwheels with Springdale Mayor Doug Sprouse and community volunteers on the corner of Emma Ave. and 71B. We are planting 552 pinwheels, the number of children that came to the CSC last year. 242 of those children live in Springdale.

Or come out on April 2nd where we will be planting pinwheels at Farmington City Hall at 1:00pm with Mayor Penn and at the Fayetteville Boys & Girls Club at 3:30pm with Mayor Jordan.

Shop Maude Boutique in-store on online the entire month of April and they will donate 20% of your purchase back the the CSC! Enter code "CSC" when shoping online and say CSC when checking out at the register in-store.

Be sure to eat at Smitty's Garage on Joyce in Fayetteville on Tuesday, April 7th from 5:00pm - close. 10% of all food and drink orders will go to the CSC.

Educate yourself and others. Stand up and speak out against child abuse!!! ‪#‎DreamsWorthSaving‬


Friday
Mar062015

5 Seconds = $10,000!!!!

Vote Today and Every Day Through March 30th for the Children's Safety Center and help us win $10,000 in grant money from Champions for Kids and Razorfest.  Simply click the link below and scroll down until you find the Children's Safety Center's logo then click the vote box right below our logo.  Don't forget you can vote every day until March 30th. 

VOTE NOW!!!!


Monday
Feb092015

Stay Tuned for New CSC Website!!!! 

Rockfish Announces 2015 Corporate Giving Program Recipients


Digital innovation partner Rockfish has announced the two recipients of its corporate giving program for 2015:
In Atlanta and Cincinnati, Rockfish is working with ToolBank USA to design and develop a new ToolBank USA website and a website template to be personalized by its affiliate offices, allowing for consistent and compelling communications to elicit greater participation by volunteers, donors and partners. ToolBank USA is championing a national movement to provide an abundance of high-quality tools to nonprofits and their volunteers.
  • In Northwest Arkansas, the agency has partnered with Children’s Safety Center to implement a branding refresh and launch a new website with a mobile-friendly design. Children’s Safety Center is a nonprofit organization that provides services and support for alleged victims of child abuse in Washington County, Arkansas.

“We are excited to work side-by-side with Children’s Safety Center and ToolBank USA through the 2015 Rockfish pro bono program,” says Rockfish founder and CEO Kenny Tomlin. “Both of these organizations give so much back to their communities and have demonstrated a clear need for a boost in digital marketing to get them to the next level in their philanthropic endeavors.”

Rockfish will donate up to $50,000 in agency time for each of the projects.

“We are thankful for this generous opportunity and for Rockfish’s interest in and commitment to the ToolBank USA mission,” says Margie Cohen, Director of Development and Marketing for ToolBank USA. “We look forward to working with Rockfish to transform the ToolBank USA website and the ToolBank affiliate website. Ultimately, we’ll be able to better communicate the core mission of our organization and position ToolBank for future growth.”

“We are extremely honored to be selected by Rockfish as they execute a new and fresh user-friendly design to the Children’s Safety Center website,” says Elizabeth Shackelford, Executive Director of Children’s Safety Center. “The new website and mobile-friendly design will enable us to educate the community about child abuse and bring about more awareness.”

The Rockfish corporate giving program opened the application process for its second-annual program in fall 2014. Applicants were asked to submit proposals for digital marketing projects. Eligible applicants were established 501(c)(3) organizations headquartered within 50 miles of the Rockfish Cincinnati, Dallas, Northwest Arkansas or Atlanta offices. The non-profit organizations also had to demonstrate financial and organizational needs for pro bono digital services to better serve a philanthropic cause. The recipients were chosen after thorough internal review.

In 2014, Rockfish worked with Josh Cares in Cincinnati and Bella Vista Animal Shelter in Arkansas as part of its inaugural pro bono program.

About Rockfish 
Rockfish is a full-service digital innovation partner that drives business for some of the world’s largest brands. We build groundbreaking digital solutions through expert integration of strategy, creative and technology. Founded in 2006, Rockfish has offices in New York, Chicago, Dallas, Austin, Cincinnati, Atlanta, Northwest Arkansas and Portland. Rockfish is part of WPP, the world leader in communications services with 170,000 employees in 110 countries. For more information, visit RockfishDigital.com.

About ToolBank USA 
ToolBank USA leads the national movement to make an abundance of high-quality tools and equipment available to nonprofits and their volunteers. ToolBank’s signature lending model allows American charities to focus on their mission while relying on ToolBanks to provide critically needed tools and equipment. The national ToolBank movement is bringing Tools for Change® to communities across the United States. Visit http://www.toolbank.org for more information.

About Children’s Safety Center 
Children's Safety Center is a child-friendly, family-centered facility in Springdale, Arkansas, that assists with the coordination of the investigation, prosecution and treatment services to child victims of sexual and physical abuse. A nonprofit organization started in 1997, the CSC was created to help prevent further trauma children might endure during a child abuse investigation. For more information, visit ChildrensSafetyCenter.org.

Monday
Jan052015

Hogeye Kid's Marathon Registraion Now Open

An affiliate of the Hogeye Marathon & Relays, a non-profit organization benefiting local charities.

 

The Hogeye Kids Marathon, benefitting the Children's Safety Center, is a program developed to encourage physical fitness among kids (K-5th grade). Kids will complete 25 miles of running, walking, or other physical activity over time.

On race day, Saturday, March 29, 2014, all registered participants who have completed 25 miles will run their final mile on the official Hogeye race course in Fayetteville. The starting & finish lines will be at Kohl's department store.

The Hogeye JR Run is for kids in grades 6-8 and encourages more activity. The JR Run kids will log 37 miles & complete the final 2.3 miles on race day at Kohl's.

For more information and registration, visit www.hogeyemarathon.com 


Pick up your registration forms and rules at the following Fayetteville Businesses:

Phat Tire Bike Shop

Lewis & Clark Outfitters

Panera Bread Company

Fleet Feet Sports

Rush Running Company

Boingo Bounce

Erin Brady, DDS

NWA Pediatric Clinic

Pediatric Dental Associates & Orthodontics

Tuesday
Oct282014

We Need Your Votes!!!

Vote for the Children's Safety Center in the Safeco Insurance Make More Happen contest!!!

 

The Safeco Make More Happen contest features nonprofit organizations across the country and the independent insurance agencies that make more happen for them by volunteering.

Thanks to the volunteer efforts of G&G Independent Insurance, the Children's Safety Center is in the Make More Happen contest and will receive a $3,000 donation from Safeco.

Your votes could help the Children's Safety Center get up to $10,500 more!!!

You can vote once every 24 hours from 12 p.m. Central Time now through 12 p.m. Central Time November 17, 2014. Vote Here