Tag Archive: child abuse

Apr 15 2014

Fundraiser benefits abused children

“Bags, Boots & Bingo”, a fun and unique fundraising event benefiting The Martin House Children’s Advocacy Center of Gregg and Harrison Counties, is Saturday, May 3rd, 2014, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at The Marshall Grand, 210 E. Houston Street in downtown Marshall. “Bags, Boots & Bingo” offers an afternoon of bingo, door prizes, refreshments, …

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Apr 09 2014

Things have changed in Texas

In recent months, there have been many news stories resulting from cases – both nationally and here in Texas – which focus on the failures within our justice system in the investigation and prosecution of child abuse cases, particularly child sexual abuse, in the early 1980s and 90s. Like most Americans, I find myself heartbroken …

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Jan 09 2014

Survivor ignites hope: Author, teacher shares how to survive sexual abuse and other life’s devastation

Ronda Henry’s calling is to work on the international campaign for the uplifting and empowerment of women. Like John the Baptist she is the voice heralding a movement, but this one has been going on for generations, one that in a way is similar to John’s declaration of the ministry of Jesus Christ. “If it …

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Dec 29 2013

Parenting tips for stress-free holidays

The holidays are a joyous time when loved ones come together to share traditions and to celebrate. But for many families, the holidays can also be a time of stress and frustration, sometimes unintentionally resulting in an increased risk of child abuse and neglect. “Research tells us that economic and personal stresses are leading contributors …

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Nov 27 2013

Bags, Boots and Bingo helps children

This year’s Bags, Boots and Bingo fund-raiser for the Martin House Child Advocate Center was a success thanks to the caring citizens of Gregg and Harrison counties. The center’s Executive Director Roxanne reports there were 74 more people in attendance bringing the total to 194, and many of them were men. The facility’s workers are …

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Nov 05 2013

Bingo benifits victims

“Bags, Boots and Bingo” is a fun and uniquely effective fund raiser supporting the Martin House Children’s Advocacy Center of Gregg and Harrison counties. On Saturday, November 9, 2013 from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. the event will he held at the East Texas Builders’ Association Event Center at 2023 Alpine Road in Longview, and will …

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Apr 10 2012

Preventing abuse

Roxanne Stevenson

The Martin House Childrens’ Advocacy Center of Gregg and Harrison counties serves East Texas as a non-profit facility dedicated to helping victims, aged 3 to 17, of abuse. Children who have been mistreated and their non-offending relatives can receive counseling and referral services at no cost. The Center also works with law enforcement, child protective …

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Nov 16 2011

Report child abuse

The Texas Young Lawyers Association (TYLA) created the award-winning multi-media project, “The Little Voice – Recognizing Child Abuse and Your Duty to Report It,” to raise awareness about our statutory obligation in Texas to report child abuse. The importance cannot be stressed enough:  four children die every day from abuse, and 13,700 children are abused …

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