Hands of Protection to Prevent Child Abuse is a non-profit organization that was created to increase public awareness of child abuse and neglect in communities. Efforts Include distribution of valuable information and resources, the organization of various events to inform the public of the signs and kinds (of abuse) and how to help a child in need.
Hands of Protection to Prevent Child Abuse provides seminars, materials, and varied activities including the organizing of events (planting of pinwheel gardens, vigils, 5K Walks, etc.) to support being a voice for children in need. This year our focus includes implementing of strategies to help ensure that every child has an equal opportunity for healthy growth and development.
Increase participation at local/regional leveled events (health fairs, conferences, seminars, etc.) to support our mission.
Use Website/Facebook to provide announcements, valuable articles, information, and resources that support the awareness and prevention of child maltreatment.
Provide resources to increase community awareness of the signs/kinds of child abuse and available resources to prevent child abuse:
(1) Identify and provide resources for churches to participate in varied activities during the Prevention of Child Abuse Month Activities.
(2) Assist churches in the planting of pinwheel garden.
A special thanks to everyone for diligently working to ensure that Hands Of Protection To Prevent Child Abuse continues to meet our goals.
Hands of Protection to Prevent Child Abuse is led by six volunteer leaders dedicated to ensure that all children have an opportunity to grow in a nurturing environment.
Ronald Penny, Jr., President
Channte Keith, Vice President
Elder Vandolyn Bradley, Secretary
Cassie Arnette, Recording Secretary
Jo Ann Phillips, Financial Secretary
Dr. Carolyn Penny, Director
Bertrand Birdsall - Chair
Billye Jo Reid
JoAnn Phillips - Chair
Pat Grantham - Chair
Tamela Murphy - Chair
Ron Penny Jr.
Elizabeth Chance - Chair
Vandolyn Bradley - Chair
Reverend Eddie Holloway