DeQuanda Sanders, Founder
Saving Our Children and Families, Inc. (SOCAF)
Phone: (678) 487-7901
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
6th ANNUAL UNSUNG HEROINE AWARD LUNCHEON
SAVING OUR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES, INC. (SOCAF)
Stop Child Sexual Abuse! We need your support! Join us in the crusade!
Atlanta, GA – It’s that time again to honor ordinary people doing extraordinary things! The entire community is invited to be apart of the 6th Annual SOCAF Breaking the Cycle Luncheon to Benefit Child Sexual Abuse Survivors and Advocates on Saturday, February 22, 2014 at Villa Christina, 4000 Summit Boulevard Atlanta, GA 30319 at 11am- 2pm. Along with live jazz by presenting the 3rd Annual Tom Scales Unsung Hero Award, Unsung Heroine Award, the Justice and Safety Award and the Youth Advocate Award.
DeQuanda Sanders, Founder/CEO of SOCAF, is partnering with Debra Deberry, Clerk of Superior Court for DeKalb County, who will be the guest speaker and mistress of ceremony will be Mo Ivory, Co-host on V-103 Ryan Cameron Show..
The "Unsung Heroine/Hero Award” is designed to recognize women and men who make a difference in the lives of children, but has not been recognized for her contributions. Statics show that 1in 4 girls and 1in 6 boys are sexually abused by the age of 18. Communities can reduce access to children by establishing appropriate policies, training their staff, and creating a culture of “no tolerance”. SOCAF’s mission is to provide awareness, prevention, intervention initiatives through educational programs. Saving Our Children and Families, Inc is a non-profit 501c (3) community awareness program that helps inner-city, and underserved communities with resources to help victims of child sexual abuse.
We would like to give you the opportunity to participate by purchasing tickets at $50.00 each or make a donation. Tickets must be purchased online www.socafnow.org by Tuesday, February 18, 2014. Tickets will not be sold at the event.
Silent Auction items: Dinner for Two at Villa Christina, Original Artwork and much more. This event is sponsored by: American Flowers, Best Buy, Dakoro Edwards, Nothin Bundt Cakes, The Misadventures of D-Zine, The Nelson Street Band, State Farm, QT Corporation and Villa Christina.
WHAT: SOCAF’S 6TH ANNUAL UNSUNG HEROINE AWARD LUNCHEON
WHEN: Saturday February 22, 2014 11:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
WHERE: Villa Christina, 4000 Summit Boulevard Atlanta, GA 30319
When & Where
Saving Our Children and Families, SOCAF, Inc.
Saving Our Children and Families, Inc.
Our mission is to provide awareness, prevention and intervention initiatives and treatment services to physically and sexually abused children and their families in under-served communities.
SOCAF, Inc. offers the freedom to break through the secrecy and shame that surrounds childhood sexual abuse. In an effort to provide children and their family hope for the future, SOCAF, Inc. offers higher education scholarships, mentoring programs for success and instills positive self-esteem in sexual abuse victims and survivors.
Saving Our Children and Families, Inc. is a non-profit 501c (3) community awareness organization that provides over 100 years of combined experience. SOCAF programs and services are designed to influence children on a pathway to success by offering college scholarship opportunities and encouraging healthy lifestyle choices. One of the many prevention initiatives that SOCAF offers is the Stewards of Children child sexual abuse training which is ideal for staff and volunteers in youth-serving organizations. It is also appropriate for the parents of children served by these organizations. SOCAF has an authorized facilitator, who has been fully equipped to implement this program. SOCAF will provide a safe, nurturing and enriching environment for youth and families allowing them to reach their full potential.