Madeleine Albright to Keynote 12th Annual San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center Luncheon on April 17

San Francisco, CA (PressExposure) April 07, 2009 -- The San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center (the Center) will host its annual Blue Ribbon Luncheon: ‘For the Love of a Child’ to benefit the confidential support and safe environment the Center provides to hundreds of San Francisco children and families affected by child abuse and neglect. The event will take place on Friday, April 17, 2009 from 12:00pm -1:30pm at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, 600 Stockton Street, San Francisco.

Each day, three children die from child maltreatment in the United States. For abused and neglected children, the physical scars may heal, but the pain lasts a lifetime. The 12th Annual Blue Ribbon Luncheon: ‘For the Love of a Child’ honoring Child Abuse Prevention month will help raise community awareness for child abuse and neglect. The event will feature a keynote from The Honorable Madeleine K. Albright, former United States Secretary of State; and emcee, Emmy-Award winning Co-Anchor of ABC 7/KGO TV, Cheryl Jennings.

The luncheon is open to the public. Registration begins at 11:00am. Individual tickets are $250 and sponsorships begin at $1,000. For more information, to purchase tickets to the event or to donate directly to the organization, please contact the Center at (415) 668-0494, [http://www.sfcapc.org/lunch].

About San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center

About the San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center
For more than 35 years, the San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center has served the community’s most vulnerable Bay Area children and families. The San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center is dedicated to the prevention of child abuse and neglect, the promotion of healthy families and the mental health of children. With direct crisis and intervention programs designed to reduce parental stress, enhance parenting skills and provide comprehensive services for families in need, we provide open-ended support and help families break the cycle of violence. As one of the most comprehensive services providers in San Francisco, we also provide education, training programs and public advocacy for child abuse prevention. In 1998, the Center joined the 27-year histories of the San Francisco Child Abuse Council and TALK Line Family Support Center to form the San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center. For more information, visit http://www.sfcapc.org.

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Press Release Submitted On: April 01, 2009 at 12:43 pm
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