"Don't Walk Away From Child Abuse" on April 30th - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

4/19/10

"Don't Walk Away From Child Abuse" on April 30th

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - On April 30th from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., a walking trail will be outlined by 1,453 pairs of children's shoes, each representing a child in Lubbock County victimized by abuse.

A formal presentation will be given at 12:15 p.m. that day. It will be held at Carlisle Park on 28th Street and Avenue X.

More than 1,453 Lubbock County children were affected by child abuse in 2009. Join the Family Guidance & Outreach Center in increasing awareness by attending this special event.

Shoes will be donated to children in need following the event. To donate new children's shoes for the event, drop them off at Family Guidance & Outreach Center #5 Briercroft Office Park or the Parenting Cottage at 3818 50th St.

For more information on the event, please contact: Shawn Vandygriff, Chairman of the South Plains Child Abuse Coalition (806) 742-9143.

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