Eat More Chicken on April 2nd and Help Prevent Child Abuse
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month
In recognition of April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month, The Martin House Children’s Advocacy Center of Gregg and Harrison Counties and B.A.C.A. (Bikers Against Child Abuse) will be at Chick-fil-a on Loop 281, next to Outback Steakhouse in Longview, on Tuesday, April 2nd from 4 to 10 pm to promote the strengthening and emotional well-being of families in East Texas. Learn more about the efforts of these two unique non-profit organizations to reduce child abuse and assist survivors, check out B.A.C.A.’s classic and customized motorcycles, and enjoy a great dinner from Chick-fil-a. KYKX 105.7 will be doing a live remote from 4-6 pm. A portion of the evening’s sales will be donated to The Martin House CAC and B.A.C.A.
“April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, but all individuals and organizations play an important role in making East Texasa better place for children and families year round,” stated Roxanne Stevenson, Executive Director of The Martin House Children’s Advocacy Center. “Community-awareness events like this are a wonderful way for us to educate the public on ways to prevent abuse, protect children, and make our families stronger.”
The Martin House Children’s Advocacy Center is a non-profit organization whose mission is to ensure that every child who is suffering from abuse has an opportunity to be heard, feel protected, and receive services that are vital to his or her continued safety and future wellbeing. In 2012, The Martin House CAC provided services to 473 children and their families.
Bikers Against Child Abuse is a non-profit organization which exists with the intent to create a safer environment for abused children, as a body of bikers to empower children to not feel afraid of the world in which they live. B.A.C.A. is committed to lending support to abused children and working in conjunction with local and state officials who are already in place to protect children.