Child Advocates of Fort Bend, along with Friends of Child Advocates of Fort Bend, and Exchange Club of Sugar Land will mark the beginning of April Child Abuse Prevention Month Friday, March 30 with their annual Light of Hope event.
Ceremony to kick off April Child Abuse Prevention Month featuring Sugar Land Mayor Pro Tem Jacquie Chaumette, 328th Judicial District Court Judge Ron Pope, 350+ area Girl Scouts, singing by Sugar Land recording artist Debbie Fancher, CAFB’s expanded blue ribbon quilt will be unveiled, and a special surprise (weather permitting).
The Light of Hope ceremony will be held Friday, March 30, 6 p.m., Sugar Land Town Square Plaza (in front of City Hall).
This event will 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 10,500 abused and neglected children have been served since they opened their doors in 1991. On average, they serve more than 400 children each month between two programs, Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) and the Children’s Advocacy Center.
To become a sponsor or for more information go to www.cafb.org/Events/Gala-for-the-Children/ or contact Lisa Moore via email or 281-344-5108.
Their next Volunteer Training Session April 16, 2012! Contact Volunteer Services at 281-344-5130 for more information.