ESPN Features F&CP Board Member Gary Thompson

ESPN Features F&CP Board Member Gary Thompson

Rick Reilly’s latest commentary on ESPN further discusses child sexual abuse in the wake of reports involving a Penn State University football coach. Family & Children’s Place board member and volunteer Gary Thompson reached out to Reilly after reading an earlier piece.  Thompson shared his own story of child sexual abuse and the message that hope is out there for victims. To read the article, follow the link below. http://espn.go.com/espn/story/_/id/7241979/rick-reilly-penn-state-scandal

F&CP Discusses Sexual Abuse on Wave 3

Wave 3 sits down with Family and Children’s Place President Dan Fox to discuss the laws in place for reporting suspected abuse. To view a written story and the video segment, click on the link below: http://www.wave3.com/story/16048425/kentucky-and-indiana-laws-clearer-on-reporting-child-abuse

Humana Foundation Pledges “Topping Off” Grant

Press Release: The Humana Foundation Announces Topping-Off Grants For Two Louisville Metro United Way Agencies Family and Children’s Place and Boys & Girls Clubs of Kentuckiana are grant recipients Louisville, KY – November 9, 2011 – The Humana Foundation is proud to announce “topping off” grants for two local Metro United Way agencies. The Family and Children’s Place and Boys & Girls Clubs of Kentuckiana organizations are the recipients of these 2011 grants. “Topping-off” grants provide the final dollars needed to reach a campaign’s fundraising goal by a determined date. The Humana Foundation will contribute the final $500,000 to Family […]

“What About the Children?” by President Dan Fox

For several days the nation has been transfixed on Happy Valley over reports of numerous counts of sexual abuse at the hands of a coach at Penn State University. Even more disturbing, there may have been a list of people associated with the university who let it happen and chose to do nothing. In the wake of these allegations the issue of child sexual abuse is thrust into the public spotlight. How we choose to engage it at this moment can change the course of how society values prevention and treatment for child victims. The first question we must ask […]

Annual Breakfast Raises Over $160,000!

Family and Children’s Place hosted its eighth annual Building Brighter Futures Breakfast on the morning of November 2nd. A near-capacity crowd of approximately 600 people was present to hear about the prevalence of child abuse throughout the community as well as the agency’s mission to prevent and stop it. By the end of the hour long event, over $164,000 had been raised to support agency programming. Guests enjoyed a complimentary breakfast while receiving a first hand look at Family and Children’s Place services. The program included remarks from the organization’s leadership, a video presentation and a keynote address from Imperium […]