National Child Abuse Prevention Month recognizes the importance of families and communities working together to strengthen families to prevent child abuse and neglect. Through this collaboration, prevention services and supports help protect children and produce thriving families.

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There are many community-wide events you can participate in and bring awareness to child abuse and raise much-needed funds to support our efforts.

Want to host your own Child Abuse Prevention Month event? Reach out and let’s work together to make it happen. Contact us at info@roact.org Thank you!

Want to create a Facebook fundraiser during April for Children’s Trust? You can easily do so on your page, or by CLICKING HERE. Fundraising on Facebook is a simple (and secure!) way to help us raise much-needed funds to provide our services. Children’s Trust is set up as an official organization to receive donations thru Facebook.

2023 Events

Friday, March 31, 2023 – Pinwheel Garden: Pinwheels for Prevention Join us for the planting of our Pinwheel Garden for Child Abuse Prevention Month. Virginia Western Community College Arboretum. Rain or Shine. DETAILS TO COME. 

Saturday, April 1, 2023 – National Child Abuse Prevention Month Kick Off #nationalchildabusemonth

Friday, April 7, 2023 – Wear Blue Day – #wearblueday #wearblueday2023

Friday, April 14, 2023 – Wear Blue Day – #wearblueday #wearblueday2023

Friday, April 21, 2023 – SAVE JANE DETAILS TO COME.

Friday, April 21, 2023 – Wear Blue Day – #wearblueday #wearblueday2023

April 2023 – Give Roanoke: Community-wide day of giving. DETAILS TO COME. 

Friday, April 28, 2022 – Wear Blue Day – #wearblueday #wearblueday2022

Saturday, April 22, 2023 – Earth Day

Friday, April 28, 2023 – National Superhero Day – Be someone’s superhero today!

Check back! MORE DATES added as they are confirmed. Our social media pages will have the most up-to-date information on these and other happenings.

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