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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month! Everyone can make a difference when it comes to protecting children. Each year, DCAC encourages the community to take a stand for children by raising awareness and learning how to prevent child abuse.

For Community Members

For Businesses

  • Sponsor a table at Appetite for Advocacy on April 19th.
  • Offer $1 jean days for employees and donate the money collected to DCAC.
  • Organize a toy or supply drive for DCAC's Clothes Closet. Make it a contest in the office!
  • Host a fundraising event for DCAC.
  • Host a Recognizing and Reporting lunch and learn for employees.
  • Offer a promotion to your customers such as a discount for customers wearing blue on a certain day of the week.

For Faith Communities

  • Participate in Blue Sunday by mentioning child abuse in the message or by collecting a special offering to benefit DCAC. Send a recap of your efforts to
  • Print a section about Child Abuse Prevention in your weekly bulletin or newsletter during the month of April.
  • Mention Child Abuse Prevention Month on your marquee or outdoor signage to help raise awareness in your community.
  • Teach your parents and child care volunteers how to keep children safe by hosting a Recognizing and Reporting session.
  • Host a toy or supply drive for DCAC's Clothes Closet.