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Ksa Nov 09

  1. 1. Feel free to look for words while we wait for others to arrive! Thanksgiving Word-Search! Circle any that you find with the highlighter tool!
  2. 2. Keystone Student Association November 2009 Hello! Thanks for joining us today. Please be sure that you have your speakers turned on. We will start the meeting around 4:00 EST!
  3. 3. Welcome New Members!
  4. 4. Agenda <ul><li>Project Updates </li></ul><ul><li>New Club Website! </li></ul><ul><li>Club Survey </li></ul><ul><li>Jessica Hudson’s presentation! </li></ul><ul><li>Current Events in the News </li></ul><ul><li>Q&A </li></ul>
  5. 5. Finding volunteers to help with trash pick-up May 12 Adopt-a-highway Jessica I need help with… I’m planning to be done with my project by… I have done ___ hours for my project so far. My project is… Name
  6. 6. New Club Website!
  7. 7. Club Survey <ul><li>What do YOU want to do in KSA? </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm =wk4qCyC2IAsTXfaSnb_2bcNQ_3d_3d </li></ul><ul><li>Results at next month’s meeting! </li></ul>
  8. 8. Angels Against Abuse, Inc. Presented by: Jessica Jaye Hudson
  9. 9. Organizational Background <ul><li>OUR MISSION: </li></ul><ul><li>FAST FACTS: </li></ul><ul><li>Location: St. Petersburg, FL (Pinellas County, 6 th Judicial Circuit) </li></ul><ul><li>5administrative staff, 90 members, 25 active volunteers </li></ul><ul><li>2years of of operation, 1 year of 501(c)3 not-for-profit status </li></ul><ul><li>Associated with Help-A-Child/Suncoast Centers, Juvenile Welfare Board, St. Petersburg College </li></ul>Build awareness and educate the community with regard to existing child maltreatment. To provide support, monetarily and through volunteer hours, to neglected and abused children who are removed from an abusive situation.
  10. 10. Child Maltreatment and the Dependency System <ul><li>FAST FACTS: </li></ul><ul><li>An estimated 794,000 children were victims of child abuse or neglect in 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>496,000 children living in foster care during 2007 (60% of whom entered care due to abuse and/or neglect) </li></ul><ul><li>Impact of child abuse and neglect includes physical, psychological, behavioral, and societal consequences </li></ul><ul><li>1/3 of those maltreated will eventually victimize their own children </li></ul>
  11. 11. What We Do <ul><li>Volunteer Outreach Program: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sallie House </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Birthday Parties </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Music and Arts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Help-A-Child </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Parent Aide </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Medical Foster Care </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Child Abuse Recovery Services </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Total Family Strategies </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Resource Coordination Program: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Case Tracking </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Family Co-op Connection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Angel Agency Alliance </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Angel Advocacy Program: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Political Research and Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Child Advocacy Expo </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>National Abuse Awareness Month </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Fundraising: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Blue Ribbon Gala </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Golf Tournament </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Children’s Fashion Show </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Grant writing </li></ul></ul>What role do I play? … development director My responsibilities… Hands on volunteer… Sallie House Birthday Parties >Manage all fundraising activities (events, grant writing, capitalcampaign, individual/business contributions) >Set fundraising goals > Develop new programs and services, improve current services
  12. 12. How do I get involved? <ul><li>THERE IS HOPE, YOU CAN MAKE ALL THE DIFFERENCE! </li></ul><ul><li>Research ~ knowledge is power </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Children’s Bureau </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Contact local agencies www.friendsnrc.org/contacts/contacts.asp </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteer! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Emergency Shelters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Special Services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Run/Walks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advocate </li></ul></ul>… and its as easy as 1, 2, 3
  13. 13. Thank you for your attention! (Any Questions?)
  14. 14. Community Service in the News!
  15. 15. Any other questions? <ul><li>Thanks for coming today! </li></ul><ul><li>See you next month! </li></ul><ul><li>December 2 nd @ 4:00 EST </li></ul>