(FREDERICKSBURG, VA) The Rite Aid Foundation presented a $10,000 Kid Cents grant to Safe Harbor Child Advocacy Center, a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving children who are victims of severe abuse through prevention, education and intervention. The grant was in celebration of an enhancement to The Rite Aid Foundation’s Kid Cents program, an in-store round up program that supports nonprofit organizations dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of children.
The presentation took place Wednesday, September 17 at 10 a.m. at the Rite Aid pharmacy located at 10100 Jefferson David Highway in Fredericksburg. Today, The Foundation announced it was taking charitable giving to the next level by letting members of the company’s wellness+ program will now have the ability to designate their rounded up change to one of the 205 approved Kid Cents charities on http://www.kidcents.com.
Safe Harbor Child Advocacy Center provides child abuse victims with a child friendly, community oriented, facility-based program in which professionals from multiple agencies come together to address the child’s abuse. Safe Harbor works to address the abuse in such a way that it honors the child’s need for safety, dignity and privacy. Thus reducing the trauma and preventing further victimization of the child.
Safe Harbor Child Advocacy was founded in May 2009 and is dedicated to servicing Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Stafford, King George and Caroline county. The center greatly relies on supporters, volunteers and donations to keep this safe haven for these young victims of abuse operating. Safe Harbor also holds amazing and fun events to help support their activities for the community to take part in. For more information visit, http://safeharborva.org
Safe Harbor Child Advocacy Center
Myandi Peterson Peterson
Randall Public Relations