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Ad Council launches child abuse campaign highlighting Childhelp

The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline, which is dedicated to the prevention of child abuse and receives nearly 200,000 calls each year, operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Serving the United States, Canada, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Guam, the hotline is staffed with professional crisis counselors who are able to provide crisis intervention, information, literature and referrals to thousands of emergency, social service and other support agencies in 140 different languages. Read More »

Childhelp teams up with Target to give at-risk youth new bikes.

Target store manager Larry Britton heard of Childhelp co-founders Sara O’Meara and Yvonne Fedderson’s plan to give the new bicycles to the children and wanted to get involved. “Christmas is such a special time of year,” says O’Meara. “These children have been through a lot in their young lives and we wanted to help make this holiday season a little brighter for them.” Read More »

Childhelp receives Avon Foundation Speak Out Against Domestic Violence grant

Childhelp recently received a $50,000 grant funded through the Avon Foundation Speak Out Against Domestic Violence program, recognizing the nearly 50 years of work Childhelp has done to help children of domestic violence and neglect. Read More »

4th Annual B-Train’s Holiday Express shopping spree grants wishes to the children of Childhelp

The children will share in a one-of-a-kind experience with Berry and his Arizona Cardinals teammates at the Wal-Mart Supercenter located at 1607 W. Bethany Home Road in Phoenix Dec. 4 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Each child will have $100 to spend, as well as dinner from McDonald’s, a t-shirt and other surprises. Read More »

The Village of Childhelp West to be renamed Childhelp Merv Griffin Village

Of the many ways Griffin supported Childhelp over the years, one of the more notable contributions came in October 2000 when he donated his 192-acre Wickenburg Inn and Dude Ranch in Arizona to Childhelp as a haven for abused children. Read More »

SEMA lends support to the prevention and treatment of child abuse

The Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) – an organization comprised of dozens of manufacturers, distributors, retailers, publishing companies, race teams and more – has chosen Childhelp as a year-round sponsor and a principle recipient for its fundraising efforts. Childhelp is one of only two charities that SEMA supports. Read More »

Justice for Athletes art contest to benefit children internationally

JFA’s support of Childhelp’s recreation and equine programs has enriched many children’s lives. In continuing their mission Justice for Athletes in conjunction with the World Anti Doping Agency, the United Nations and various international non profit agencies, is conducting an international educational outreach program called the Culture, Education, Sports and Ethics Program, or CESEP for short. Read More »

Childhelp® expands child abuse prevention and treatment to Colorado

Childhelp®, a national nonprofit child abuse prevention and treatment organization, will open its fifth children’s advocacy center in Glenwood Springs, Colo. this summer. Read More »

Childhelp® to host National Day of Hope legislative

Continuing its tradition of recognizing April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month, Childhelp®, a leading national nonprofit organization dedicated to meeting the physical, emotional, educational and spiritual needs of abused and neglected children, will host the Childhelp National Day of Hope® Luncheon April 18 at the U.S. Capitol Complex in Washington, D.C. The luncheon will start at noon. Read More »


The Childhelp® Champions for Children Marathon Training Team will take a group of up to 75 runners and companion travelers to Venice, Italy this Fall to participate in the Venice Marathon on October 28th. Runners will fundraise for locally based non-profit, Childhelp. Read More »

Abril es el Mes de la Prevencion Nacional del Abuso de la Ninez

En los Estados Unidos cuatro niños mueren a diario a causa de abuso; El equivalente de un avión Boeing 727 lleno de niños que se estrella cada 18 días. Read More »

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Four children die every day in the United States from child abuse; the equivalent of a Boeing 727 filled with kids, crashing each month; or a school bus full of children crashing every 18 days. Read More »

Actress Jane Seymour Sponsors National Art Competition to Help Abused and Neglected Children

A fourth grader from New York was the winner of a national contest sponsored by Jane Seymour Home for children ages 7-14 to create a design to appear on the official Childhelp Art Pillow. The pillow debuted during April which is National Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month. Read More »

Phoenix Coyotes Spotlight Child Abuse Prevention in November

Coyote Causes, the charitable arm of the Phoenix Coyotes Hockey Club, will focus on child abuse prevention awareness throughout November. The high-profile team has partnered with Scottsdale-based Childhelp, a leading national non-profit dedicated to the prevention and treatment of child abuse and neglect, and the West Valley Child Crisis Center, which houses abused children. Read More »

Wildflower raises $2,262.77 for Childhelp

The Wildflower Bread Company celebrated the opening of its newest Phoenix store at the northwest corner of 44th Street and Indian School Road on November 1st with a charity "bread toss." Wildflower raised $2,262.77 for Childhelp at the store's grand opening benefit held Oct. 29th, and an additional 15 percent at the bread toss event. Read More »

Childhelp®, St. John and Saks Fifth Avenue Put Style in Giving

St. John and Saks Fifth Avenue teamed up on Wednesday to raise support for Childhelp, a national non-profit dedicated to serving abused children across the country. The bistro breakfast included a St. John fall fashion show and drew more than 100 high-profile guests to what was also billed as a kick-off to the annual Childhelp “Drive the Dream” Gala in January 2007. The event was also sponsored by AZ Society, a special publication of the Arizona Republic and media sponsor for the upcoming 2007 gala. Read More »

St. John Breaks Sales Records During National Day of Giving

St. John and Childhelp capped a year of teamwork when style-setters across the nation opened their hearts and purses to support the battle against child abuse. On Oct. 7, 2006, the designated “Focus Day,” a percentage of all St. John sales benefited Childhelp. The national campaign raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for the non-profit, and broke St. John’s single-day sales records dating from November of 2002. Read More »

St. John Knits And Childhelp® Team-Up in the War Against Child Abuse

Childhelp and St. John have partnered in the fight to eradicate child abuse and neglect through a series of fundraisers in several markets that will peak on Oct. 7th – when fashionistas across the country can put their style sense toward helping traumatized children. On that “Focus Day,” a percentage of all St. John sales at select department stores and boutiques will be donated to Childhelp. Read More »

Media Headliners Grab Stage in Washington

Oblivious to tone, they crooned all night, loudly belting out well-known tunes such as “You’re So Vain,” “I Got You Babe” and “These Boots Are Made For Walkin.’” Many of the nation’s high-profile media members gathered Sept. 27th to perform at the inaugural “Capitol CAREeaoke” benefit for Childhelp in Washington, D.C. Emcees Rebecca Cooper of ABC 7/WJLA-TV and Fox News Channel’s James Rosen (who sang Paul McCartney’s famous hit “When I’m 64”) oversaw the event, which was held at the Sewall-Belmont House. Read More »


Childhelp’s unwavering mission to protect children from abusers across the country was rewarded today when President Bush signed the National Child Abuse and Neglect Registry into law. Co-founders Sara O’Meara, Yvonne Fedderson, and Executive Director John Reid attended the historic event in the White House’s famed Rose Garden. O’Meara and Fedderson have worked ceaselessly with lawmakers to push the groundbreaking legislation through both the House and Senate. The national registry provides a centralized database of substantiated child abuse cases for tracking and apprehending perpetrators across state lines. Read More »

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