April is Child Abuse Awareness Month


We Will Wear Blue on April 7th, Will You?
Be a part of raising awareness throughout the month of April!

 4/1  “Celebrate Hastings” Spring Harvest Festival @ Town Hall/Library

4/2  Epic’s Flower and Garden Expo Pinwheel Area

4/4  Proclamation from St. John County Board of Commissioners at 9:00 am

4/5 DJJ will host a Pinwheel garden outside of The Lightner Museum/City Hall from 1 PM-4PM

4/7 All of St. Johns County wears blue!!

4/10 City of St. Augustine Commission Proclamation presentation at 5pm

4/11 St. Johns County School Board Proclamation at 9am at FCTC building C

4/12  FIP hosts Prevention Semi truck at St. Augustine Beach Pier 8 AM-12 PM

4/29 SAYS March against Child Abuse Pinwheel Parade and the Bike Rodeo with the St. Augustine Beach Police Dept.

4/30 Ride Against Child Abuse (Motorcycle Run); registration Arnold on US1 north

There are nearly 3 million REPORTED child abuse cases each year. However, experts believe the actual number is closer to 9 million, as most go unreported.

 By working together as a community, we all can play a part in promoting children’s emotional well-being and strengthening families.

For more information, please contact Schuyler Siefker at SchuylerS@SAYSkids.org

*The 24-hour Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline at (800) 4-A-CHILD (800-422-4453)*