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MCAP Wear Blue on the Steps Photo Album – April 5, 2019

Posted in: News
Date: April 10, 2019


Commemorating National Child Abuse Prevention Month, more than 100 members of our community wore blue, the color of prevention, and came out on a cold and rainy Friday to stand with MCAP on the Montgomery County Courthouse steps to send a strong message that Montgomery County does not tolerate child […]

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Why I Give To MCAP: Dwight Crawford

Posted in: Special Guests
Date: April 7, 2019


For our National Child Abuse Prevention Month campaign this April, we are taking some time to celebrate our donors. As a small nonprofit organization, MCAP simply could not do our work to end and prevent child abuse without them. For the remaining Mondays of April, we will hear from different […]

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April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Posted in: Education and Advocacy
Date: April 1, 2019


Today is the first day of National Child Abuse Prevention Month. As you know, MCAP fights child abuse every month, every day, every year. This fight is the reason we exist. Since our founding in 2004, we have helped more than 6,000 children in Montgomery County to escape the horrors […]

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Why I Give To MCAP: Barbara and Michael Krancer

Posted in: Uncategorized
Date: April 22, 2019


As a small nonprofit organization, MCAP could not do our work to end and prevent child abuse without our donors. So on Mondays in April – National Child Abuse Prevention Month – we are celebrating them! And hearing from them in their own words Why I Give To MCAP. Our […]

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2019 Run For The Hill Of It! Photo Album

Posted in: News
Date: August 7, 2019


Check out the photos from our 31st annual Run For The Hill Of It! 5 mile race/1 mile fun run and family event on Saturday, July 27th, 2019. Photos by Taypac Photography.

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Run For The Hill Of It! Winners!

Posted in: News | Uncategorized
Date: July 29, 2019


Congratulations to our race winners! And our sincere gratitude to ALL of our racers and the family members and friends who cheered them on from the sidelines. You helped to raise critical funds for our work to end and prevent child abuse and neglect in Montgomery County. A special shout-out […]

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MCAP’s Year in Pictures!

Posted in: News
Date: May 6, 2019


Patricia Teaford & Tim Coyne MCAP Board Member Marissa Meyers & Family at 2018 Run For The Hill Of It Marissa Meyers & family MCAP Board Chair Kate Imbesi (3rd from L) and guests Sharon Hofer, Rep. Liz Hanbidge, Sarah Klein Sarah Klein and Mary Pugh at the 2018 Salute […]

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Notes from Mary

Posted in: Notes from Mary
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When seven-year-old Evan* went to school with his second black-eye in two months, school officials alerted ChildLine and an investigation began. Police discovered that Evan had previous fractures to his nose and ribs. The Court appointed an MCAP advocate to protect Evan from harm and ensure his safety. The MCAP […]

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Why I Give To MCAP: Ralph McKinney

Posted in: News | Special Guests | Uncategorized
Date: April 29, 2019


With MCAP’s 11th annual Run For The Hill Of It 5-mile USATF-certified race and family event coming up on July 27th in Fairmount Park, we took some time to talk with Ralph McKinney for our last Why I Give To MCAP blog post during National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Ralph, 74, has been Run(ning) For The Hill Of It for […]

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Why I Give To MCAP: Michael Haines

Posted in: Education and Advocacy | News | Special Guests
Date: April 15, 2019


As a small nonprofit organization, MCAP simply could not do our work to end and prevent child abuse without our donors. So on Mondays in April – National Child Abuse Prevention Month – we celebrate our donors! And hear from them in their own words Why I Give To MCAP. […]

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Is child trafficking happening in your community?

Posted in: Education and Advocacy | Resources
Date: January 3, 2019


Child trafficking is the recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision or obtaining a child for labor or services through the use of force, fraud, or coercion. Under federal law, sex trafficking (such as prostitution, pornography, exotic dancing, etc.) does not require there be force, fraud, or coercion if the victim is under 18.  […]

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