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Kimberly O.

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Review for Scan Of Northern Virginia, Inc., Alexandria, VA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

Almost 5 children die every day from child abuse. Seventy five percent of those are under the age of 4, my daughter Lucy’s age. In Northern Virginia, more than 8,000 children were reported as suspected of being abused or neglected last year. Nearly 1,000 Northern Virginia children are living in foster care and still more families are struggling with the challenges of parenting even though their situation has not yet risen to a level that leads to a child protective services report.

SCAN's desire to advocate for children in need--and focus on positive parenting and family relationships truly resonates and provides a real service to Northern Virginia. It's programs are essential to preventing child abuse, supporting community partners and educating Northern Virginia to support a happy, health and very positive environment for each and every child.

Role:  Board Member & I'm currently Board Chair and active donor, however, I have worked for SCAN and served as a volunteer.