Light of Hope to be held April 4 at Sugar Land Town Center

Shown L to R with some of the materials that they will be distributing during April Child Abuse Prevention Month are (L to R): Child Advocates of Fort Bend Executive Director Ruthanne Mefford, Child Welfare Board member Tami McGuire, and Child Welfare Board Member Julie Crowe.

Shown L to R with some of the materials that they will be distributing during April Child Abuse Prevention Month are (L to R): Child Advocates of Fort Bend Executive Director Ruthanne Mefford, Child Welfare Board member Tami McGuire, and Child Welfare Board Member Julie Crowe.

Child Advocates of Fort Bend, along with the Fort Bend County Child Welfare Board, Exchange Club of Sugar Land, Friends of Child Advocates of Fort Bend, and Nicole and Cameron Hill will mark the beginning of April Child Abuse Prevention Month on Friday, April 4, 6 p.m., Sugar Land Town Center, with their annual Light of Hope event.

• Ceremony to kick off April Child Abuse Prevention Month

• Free public event

• Town square will be lit in blue light on Friday evening

• Featuring unveiling of the blue ribbon quilt, 250+ area Girl Scouts and      Boy Scouts.

• Singing by Sugar Land recording artist Debbie Fancher

Light of Hope is to  call attention to the fact that child abuse exists in every community and build community support in the fight against abuse. Child Advocates of Fort Bend speaks up for abused and neglected children. More than 10,600 abused and neglected children have been served since we opened our doors in 1991.  On average, we serve more than 400 children each month between our two programs, Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) and the Children’s Advocacy Center.

Contact Anne Bulan at 281-344-5110 or Lisa Moore at 281-344-5108 for more information.

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