Latest Child welfare Stories

2011-06-15 12:11:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the wake of the tragic death of a newborn in northeastern Pennsylvania last week, acting Secretary of Public Welfare Gary Alexander today reminded parents that Pennsylvania's Safe Haven program provides a safe and confidential option to protect infants. "Safe Haven allows parents to drop off a newborn at any hospital in Pennsylvania with no questions asked," Alexander said.

2011-04-27 06:40:00

FAIRFAX, Va., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Preparations are nearing completion for the Run for the Children, a 10K Race and 3K Run/Walk hosted by Fairfax Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA).

2011-04-01 07:00:00

NEW YORK, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With looming budget cuts adding more stress to a child welfare safety net already stretched precariously thin, The New York Foundling, one of the City's oldest and largest child welfare agencies, is launching a multi-pronged public awareness campaign to enlist the public's help in recognizing Child Abuse Prevention Month. Through the work of The Foundling's Vincent J.

2011-03-22 10:00:00

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Palisades, The Nice New Jersey Car Insurance Company, President Ed Fernandez was honored March 3 by Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of New Jersey at its 10th Anniversary Gala.

2011-03-18 17:03:00

CHICAGO, March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Association will host its 30th annual conference, "Building Hope for Youth," from March 19-22, 2011, at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago.

2011-03-15 10:00:00

CHELMSFORD, Mass., March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Grace Race Fund Inc. invites participants and volunteers for the 8th Annual Grace Race road race and walk to be held October 1, 2011 in Chelmsford, Massachusetts. The Grace Race Fund Inc.

2011-03-03 11:26:00

NEW YORK, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- New York banker Andrew Drexel Allen hosted an evening cocktail reception on March 1 to raise awareness and support for the work of Worldwide Orphans Foundation (WWO) in its effort to address the unique needs of orphans and vulnerable children worldwide through medical, developmental, psychosocial and educational programs.

2011-01-26 09:00:00

FAIRFAX, Va., Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On April 30, 2011, Fairfax Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) will host its first Run for the Children.

2010-11-18 09:27:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Worldwide Orphans Foundation honored CNN news anchor Anderson Cooper for his extraordinary reporting on the plight of Haiti's orphans and vulnerable children at its Sixth Annual Benefit Gala in New York.

2010-11-10 14:23:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Tina Brown, editor-in-chief of The Daily Beast along with Dr.

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