2016 Child Maltreatment Report Released

2016 Child Maltreatment Report Released

Council for Children’s Rights released its 2016 Child Maltreatment Report this week. One of the most significant issues concerning child welfare is abuse and neglect. During fiscal year 2014-15, 14,047 children, or 5.8% of all children under age 18, were...
Help Read Charlotte – Take the Survey

Help Read Charlotte – Take the Survey

Our friends at Read Charlotte have asked the Council, along with a number of other agencies, to help get out the word and share links to two important surveys they have created.  Read their message below – and then, if you will, take a few minutes to let them...
Editorial: We Must Stand For Children

Editorial: We Must Stand For Children

Long-time donor, volunteer and former board president Martha Schmitt delivered an inspiring personal message of hope and commitment at A Night For Children’s Rights and agreed to allow us to share it with you.  We are able to do what we do because of the support,...
Photo Gallery: A Night for Children’s Rights

Photo Gallery: A Night for Children’s Rights

Thanks to all who helped to make A Night for Children’s Rights such a great success.  Though the pledges are still being tallied, we are confident we will exceed our $300,000 goal for the evening. It was truly a special evening, sharing the stories of our...
Building Bright Futures – Video

Building Bright Futures – Video

ACT 1 Building Bright Futures was first shared at A Night for Children’s Rights, our annual fundraising gala, in March 2016.  We’ve separated the videos into three “acts” for easier viewing. The stories told here are true.  The children are...

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