8th Annual Superhero Dash for CASA, SAAFE House, and Childrenz Haven...
The 8th Annual Superhero Dash supporting CASA, SAAFE House, and Childrenz Haven will be held on April 15, 2017 at 7:15am at the Alabama Coushatta Tribe of Texas. Each organization benefitting from this event is a 501c (3) community based non-profit agency that offers free and immediate services to women and children. They share a common goal and that is to help victims obtain the skills necessary to live abuse free lives. The day will consist of 1K, 5K, and 10K races for adults and children. Participants will receive awards, goody bags and a meal. All proceeds will directly benefit the many victims of domestic violence and sexual assault here in Polk County.
SAAFE House is a 501c (3) community based non-profit agency that offers crisis intervention to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Our goal is to help victims obtain the skills necessary to live abuse free lives. Some of our many services include 24-hour crisis hotlines, shelter, counseling, legal advocacy, medical and legal accompaniment.
Childrenz Haven of Polk County is a non-profit 501c (3), they provide a safe and child- friendly environment where abused children can tell their story. The services they provide are to child abuse victims between the ages of 2 to 17 years for: sexual, emotional and physical abuse, child neglect, and child witnesses of crimes and their non-offending family members.
The mission of Texas CASA is to support local CASA volunteer advocacy programs and to advocate for effective public policy for children in the child protection system.
MISSING PET ALERT:This is Max he went missing yesterday 2/22/17 from Old Israel Rd. Please post this. Contact information: Call/text Shadow @ 936-433-5036 or Matt @ 936-223-7687
MISSING PET ALERT
"Bully" Male, not neutered.
Description: Light brown/tan, white chest, NO TAIL Location: Wiggins Village 2 off Chris Brenty Road on Relly Drag Missing since: November 8, 2016
May be a little defensive towards strangers, responds well when called by his name (Bully). May limp on back left leg.
REWARD OFFERED- Call 936-933-8500
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