To be part of this amazing event, please sign up to read names at: 

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040E45ADAB2BA6F94-save3

On October 7, 2021 at 8:00 a.m., Children’s Trust will begin reading the names of the 15,277 children reported as abused in the 22 jurisdictions served by Children’s Trust in 2020. The event will take place on the Historic Roanoke City Market.

It will take over 16 hours to read all the names.


To protect the children, they will be identified as Jane or John Doe with their ages and jurisdictions.

Join us on the to help bring awareness to the prevalence of child abuse in our region.

Children’s Trust has been working in child abuse prevention, intervention and advocacy since 1978, our service area includes: City of Roanoke, Roanoke County, Town of Vinton, Botetourt County, Bedford County, Town of Bedford, Campbell County, Craig County, Town of New Castle, City of Salem, Montgomery County, Town of Blacksburg, Town of Christiansburg, City of Radford, City of Galax, Grayson County, Town of Independence, Carroll County, Town of Hillsville, Pulaski County, Town of Pulaski, Town of Dublin