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With MCAP Happenings Blog we hope to engage even more of you, the people in our community, in our work to end and prevent child abuse in Montgomery County.

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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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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2020 Virtual Run For The Hill Of It! Results

Posted in: Events | News
Date: August 4, 2020


Thank you to everyone who participated in MCAP’s Virtual Run For The Hill Of It! As you know, all proceeds of the race support our work to end and prevent child abuse, neglect, and trafficking in Montgomery County. So whether you ran, walked, biked or swam, we are so, SO […]

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My Perspective on Working From Home (WFH)

Posted in: News | Special Guests | Uncategorized
Date: June 9, 2020


by Pat Teaford, MCAP’s Program Coordinator How could anyone have thought that we would be in the throws of a pandemic. And yet here we are, smack dab in the middle of uncertainty. Every aspect of our lives has been re-routed. Many little things we took for granted like going […]

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Tips for Managing Stress In Stressful Times

Posted in: News | Special Guests | Uncategorized
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by Ingrid Parker, LPC, MCAP’s Director of Community Partnerships The coronavirus pandemic has completely affected the course of our lives. COVID-19 is constantly being monitored and researched, as healthcare and pharmaceutical professionals work hard to make gains, account for the death toll, and create a vaccination for this disease. In […]

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#MondayMotivation: three new staff members!

Posted in: News | Resources | Special Guests
Date: April 27, 2020


This last Monday of National Child Abuse Prevention Month we are introducing you to the newest members of our MCAP Family: PFA (Protection From Abuse) Staff Attorney Eileen Schaeffer, Director of Community Partnerships Ingrid Parker, LPC, and Compliance Coordinator Annette Long-Tulio. They all joined us within the last eight months. […]

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#MondayMotivation: Melissa Boyd, Esq.

Posted in: Advocates
Date: April 5, 2020


Who’s our #MondayMotivation? Our MCAP advocates, of course! That’s why we’re shining our spotlight on one of them every Monday during National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Our MCAP corps is made up of 140 professional attorneys who donate more than 8,000 hours per year to their cases with child victims […]

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Will you help us help our community’s children?

Posted in: News | Notes from Mary
Date: April 3, 2020


Dear Friend of MCAP,    Today we would have held MCAP’s 2nd annual MCAP Wear Blue on the Steps event for National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Last year more than a hundred of you stood with us on the Montgomery County Courthouse steps on a cold, rainy day to send a strong message that our community stands together against child abuse. While we […]

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Covid-19: A Perfect Storm for Child Abuse

Posted in: Notes from Mary
Date: March 31, 2020


While Montgomery County is on state and county-mandated lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic, MCAP and our stakeholders are gravely concerned about our community’s children. The lockdown and its resulting isolation, remote schooling, financial stress, and overall societal anxiety have created a “perfect storm” for child abuse. Without the daily interaction children typically have with teachers, coaches, counselors, and other mandated reporters of child abuse, the harm they may be suffering is going un-noticed and un-reported. That the uncertainty of our collective situation has […]

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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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