Olive Crest launches fundraising campaign


Olive Crest press release:

October 6, 2021

Riverside and Palm Desert, California. . . Olive Crest, the trusted leader in the prevention and treatment of child abuse for over 45 years, has announced the launch of a major fundraising campaign, “Child Abuse Stops Here” for desert communities and Riverside County.

Did you know . . . There is a child abuse report made every 10 seconds

Did you know . . . Five children die of abuse every day

Did you know . . . There are over 400,000 children in the child protection system at any given time

“The goal of this campaign is not only to raise awareness, but also to reach the goal of $ 80,000, which will pay for 7,000 days of safety and care for these at-risk children and families we serve in these two communities. Said Walter Mueller, Director of Development for Riverside and the Coachella Valley. “This campaign invites all supporters, friends and families of Olive Crest to use their sphere of influence within their own network of peers, to mobilize these two communities and to raise awareness and support essential and life-saving programs and services. from Olive Crest. We provide a peer-to-peer fundraising toolkit to help anyone who wants to help get started. Our organization developed this program because the child protection system was never intended to replace the family, therefore, Olive Crest believes in building strong families to ensure children are safe. “

The way the campaign works is that the organization asks the community to find the names of 40 friends in 4 minutes, such as 4 parents and / or family members, 4 friends, 4 coworkers, 4 neighbors, 4 contacts from community groups, such as churches, synagogues, social clubs and civic engagements, 4 people you deal with, such as your banker, grocer, barber, barber and auto mechanic. Campaign sponsorships, offering supporters many benefits, start from $ 500 and go up to $ 10,000.

Over the past few weeks, Olive Crest reports that individuals, as well as businesses, have come together to donate and support Olive Crest. Sponsors to date include Burrtec Waste Management, California Baptist University, and Pacific HydroTech.

“The CBU College of Behavioral and Social Sciences is honored to partner with Olive Crest to support children and families in our community,” said Dr. Jacqueline Gustafson, Dean of Behavioral and Social Sciences at CBU. “Children and families in our communities are suffering from child abuse and neglect. Partnering with an organization like Olive Crest that provides only the interventions that are needed, but important preventative services and resources, is essential. I am so encouraged to see partners from all over the world. myriad parts of our city and region, unite on behalf of our children. Together, we can work effectively to create safe and loving environments where children not only grow up but thrive! “

The need is enormous, but together we can ensure that every child in our community has a strong family, a secure home, and is equipped for a healthy and productive life. This bold vision is only possible through the power of God, family and community. . . a community committed to making an impact and ending the crisis of child abuse. . “One life at a time.”

Please join us in our “Child Abuse Ends Here” campaign! Please click on https: //olivecrest.salsalabs.o …

This press release was produced by Olive Crest. The opinions expressed here are those of the author.


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