The Bridge Kids’s Advocacy Middle held its second annual “Stroll A Mile in Their Sneakers” stroll/run Saturday morning to have a good time all the youngsters the group helped over the previous yr. Households from throughout town got here out to take pleasure in a 1-mile run or stroll to wrap up the month of April.
Cohosting the occasion was Get Match, which works with the group on a number of fundraising occasions.
“We’ve labored onerous this month to boost consciousness in regards to the actuality of what our Panhandle children endure and the best way to stop little one abuse,” mentioned Shelly Bohannon, govt director of The Bridge Kids’s Advocacy Group. “This occasion is a good way to wrap up the month with some enjoyable!”
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She mentioned at this time’s occasion was about celebrating the households and youngsters who got here ahead to get assist, in addition to the neighborhood assist that the group has acquired. She mentioned that pinwheels have been positioned to signify every of the 1,335 kids helped within the final yr by the group.
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“This can be a method for us to indicate the youngsters being helped that we actually see them,” Bohannon mentioned. “We might love for individuals to come back out and assist all of our occasions or assist in different methods, in order that we will defend the youngsters in want.”
For extra details about the Bridge, go to https://bridgecac.org/ .