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.

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

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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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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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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Imagine the life of a child sex-trafficking victim.

Posted in: Education and Advocacy | News | Stories of Impact
Date: December 31, 2018

You’re a 15-year-old girl. Your life is constantly in danger as you are forced to make money for your trafficker. One night you’re brought in by the police and they suspect you might be a trafficking victim. You’re taken to a facility where you sleep in a clean bed, alone, for […]

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