Love Shouldn't Hurt

Joni G.

The Inside Scoop on Child Abuse

What is Child Abuse?

Child abuse happens when a parent or other adult causes serious physical or emotional harm to a child. The most serious cases of child abuse can end in death. Some children that suffered child abuse in their childhood, will be more likely to be emotionally unstable, and struggle with depression. Which can greatly impact on their future careers and the outcome of their life. Children who grow up in violent homes are found to be 6 times more likely to commit suicide, 24 times more likely to commit assault, and 50 times more likely to abuse drugs and alcohol. Child abuse can start with any physical injury, sexual abuse, or emotional abuse inflicted on a child other than by accidental means by those responsible for the child's care and custody. It is estimated that over four children die everyday, from the effects of child abuse. Only ⅓ of our population, reports child abuse out of over 6 million children involved in abuse. Don't be that ⅔

of the population. Donate to any organization, like the CAPA, by scanning the qr code below, or just tell a friend. Make kids all over the world happy, because love shouldn't hurt.

BREAKING NEWS!

Local Charity Event Capivates the Hearts of All

The Child Abuse Prevention Association (CAPA), hosted their annual Black and Orange Splash, on October 25th, 2013. Bringing all children and parents together to donate, have fun, and eat in the Halloween spirit! All donations raised were to help sustain CAPA’s prevention, education and therapeutic services; combating the occurrence of child abuse in Jackson County. Bringing in several sponsors to host and bring money flying into the donation box. Although this party is over, the chance for you to contribute isn't over yet! Go to http://childabuseprevention.org, or scan the qr code (To the right), to donate to this organization. You can donate under a friends name, or donate to them. Help the Child Abuse Prevention Association, and get them closer to their dream to stop child abuse!