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Project Child, the Child Abuse Prevention Coalition of the Lehigh Valley

May 15th - Community Action Poverty Simulation - Registration is now closed.
   Do you know what it is like to live in poverty?  Register now, and walk a 'month' in the shoes of someone living in or facing poverty.
    9:00am to 11:30AM - Community Services for Childen. 

Join us for our fundraising event!!! Our 20th Annual Tortoise & Hare 5K Race / Walk!
May 28th, Memorial Day - WindGap Memorial Park - Registration & Bag Pick-up: 7:30-8:45am
  

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Single Registration:25$ (plus credit card fee), Families of 3 or more: 20$ each (plus credit card fees).  Leashed dogs are free!!!
Sign up early - Technical T-shirt and sport bag to the first 400 entrants!  15 Award Categories! Raffles, Great Food!
To register, click here!


        

News from Project Child!
 
 Mother's Day is May 13th.  Honor your Mother with a
 donation to Project Child and help us improve the lives of families.  Your donation stays in our community and will ensure that the programs of Project Child continue.  You can make the difference in helping us provide education and information to the community, in working to make children feel safe and secure in their homes, and the world a safer place for them and for all of us.      
To donate on-line, click here.

Project Child's Parenting Column is back!  
The Family Project  has found a home in the seven editions of The Press newspapers!   Click here for The Press   Search for The Family Project.

    This Week: My family is struggling with trying to create balance between work, children’s activities, personal time and running the household. Sometimes the tension runs pretty high because we can’t seem to keep our heads above water. We both have demanding jobs and three active children, ages 16, 13 and 5. Plus, we each have our hobbies and interests. Where do we begin with trying to bring some stability to our family?         


From Safe Kids: 
Top tips to keep kids safe!

Project Child provides:
--Public Education
--Professional Development
--Parent Education
--Parent Support
--Legislative Advocacy, and
--Specialized Programs and Initiatives to prevent child abuse and neglect and promote positive parenting practices
      * Darkness 2 Light trainings availble for prevention of child sexual abuse
      * Protecting your children from falling furniture
          Safe & Sound with Other Around    


     
Project Child is a program of Valley Youth House.