Community

Cherish a Child Luncheon

  By Theresa Hart. Development Director for The Children’s Advocacy Center of Jackson County Each year the Children’s Advocacy Center of Jackson County hosts a fundraising luncheon. During these luncheons, guests will receive an update from Tammi Pitzen, CAC Executive Director, about what’s happened at the CAC in the last year. They will also hear

It takes a Community Response

  By Tammi Pitzen, Executive Director of the Children’s Advocacy Center of Jackson County Many of you have heard me say that child abuse is a community problem that deserves a community response. I actually say and write that frequently.  It did not originate with me, and I actually can’t tell you who said it

Volunteers: The Heart of the Center

  By Ginny Sagal, Communication & Outreach Coordinator for the Children’s Advocacy Center of Jackson County It’s 9am and the Children’s Advocacy Center is open. Clients are coming in for a therapy session, therapy assessment, medical service, or forensic interview. They are greeted by a CAC employee and many times by a volunteer. This is

“Jayden” benefits from the Caring for Kids Campaign

  By Theresa Hart, Development Director for the Children’s Advocacy Center of Jackson County In March, we created three stories of children who have received services in our Medical Department for our Caring for Kids Campaign. These stories were based on real life experiences of children who had received services in our Medical Department. The

Change for Children: Our 3 Agency Collaborative Brainchild

  By Jennifer Mylenek, Executive Director of CASA of Jackson and Josephine Counties The month of April represents Child Abuse Awareness, which helps shine a spotlight on the tragic circumstances of hundreds of thousands of abused and/or neglected children in the U.S.  It is also a month in which I’m honored to be a part

It’s 32 Degrees and this Child is Wearing Flip Flops

  By Ginny Sagal, Communication & Outreach Coordinator, The Children’s Advocacy Center of Jackson County When I was working at the schools teaching science, I saw a lot: Watching when the seasons changed who was wearing flip flops when the temperature was 32 degrees. Which child would come to school without a jacket and wearing

2017 Winter Gala: An Evening on Broadway

By Theresa Hart, Development Director for The Children’s Advocacy Center of Jackson County It was a night to remember as people gathered from near and far for An Evening on Broadway. Attendees arrived in Broadway costume, formal or casual attire to raise money for children. Even the Tin Man showed up for some fun. In

Philanthropy Should Be at the Heart of All Local Businesses

By Renae Dixon, KeyBank At KeyBank, we have one overall goal: to help our clients and communities thrive. While we have a laser focus on financial wellness, we realize the benefit of a holistic approach to well-being and are always looking for ways to be involved in the communities where we live and work. That