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As we head into the hustle and bustle of the Holiday Season, take a few minutes to read about what others are doing in the community to support and advocate for our kids and the Center. They just might inspire you to do the same. And check out our upcoming events below. You won't want to miss out on an exclusive ride on the train!
 
 
 
 
 
Articles of the Week
 
 
 
 
 
​Riders Bring Hundreds of Bears to CSC

The Voodoo Misfits Van Buren and Berryville bike chapters held their 4th annual Teddy Bear Round-Up for the Children's Safety Center.

Riders dropped off hundreds of stuffed animals at the Center and Shawn Hoffman said this event "Brings the community together and brings awareness to child abuse, which needs to come to an end and the bears help comfort the kids that have been abused that come to the Safety Center,". Thanks to everyone that made this donation possible!
 
 
 
 
 
​Center Wins Excellence Award

The Children's Safety Center is the proud recipient of the Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce 2015 Excellence in Business Award in the nonprofit category.

Thank you to the many volunteers over the years who have helped us grow and raise awareness! You all know who you are and we really appreciate knowing so many amazing community members who care about children and the issues they have to face every single day. It takes all of us to make a change! Thank you to the Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce for recognizing the Children's Safety Center for our work!
 
 
 
 
 
​Help the CSC with our Marketing

Please help the CSC and our marketing efforts by completing a short survey that Walton College of Business students have graciously put together. With your help, the community will have a better understanding of our Center, our mission, and the children we serve.

Click HERE to begin survey. Your time is greatly appreciated.
 
 
 
 
 
​Pediatric Dental Associates & Orthodontics Continues Support

Pediatric Dental Associates & Orthodontics was honored with a CSC Hand Print for their generous support in 2015 and for their continued support in 2016. PDA had an amazing lounge at the Dream Big Charity Gala, are helping children write Letters to Santa at the Children's Christmas Train, and are Partners in Prevention for April which is Child Abuse Prevention month.
 
 
 
 
 
Church Makes Cuddle Quilts

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints donated handmade quilts, bags, and totes as well as much needed clothing and underwear to the CSC. This is the 3rd year that the women's group has crafted things for the Center. Thank You!!! 
 
 
 
 
 
Upcoming Events
 
 
 
 
​#GivingTuesday

December 1, 2015  |  All Day  |  www.childrenssafetycenter.org
Black Friday - Cyber Monday - Giving Tuesday

The Children's Safety Center has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide.

Please join the movement today and make your donation to the Children's Safety Center. Every dollar raised goes directly to the Center's programs for child abuse victims and stays right here in Washington County. Although Black Friday gets the most news coverage, there are countless people in our community who get more excited about making a difference than getting a discount. And that’s exactly what #GivingTuesday is all about! The nationwide campaign, which takes place on December 1, is the perfect time to give to your favorite charity, donate time to an important cause or raise awareness of an issue that matters.

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if #GivingTuesday became even bigger than Black Friday here in Arkansas?  We will be doing our part in giving back to the Children's Safety Center. We hope you’ll do the same. Have fun and get creative by posting an #unselfie and reasons why you give. Don't forget to tag the CSC, @cscnwa 
 
 
 
 
 
​Not So Silent Night

December 3, 2015  |  5:45pm - 8:00pm  |  Arkansas Missouri Railroad
Join us for the 2nd annual Not-so-Silent Night and help raise much needed funds for the Children's Safety Center!

Your fun filled train ride begins at 5:45pm from the Arkansas Missouri Train Depot in Downtown Springdale. The 2 hour ride to Rogers and back includes live music from Mike & Grady, adult beverages, hors d'oeuvres, and lots of Christmas cheer. You might even get a visit from Santa himself! You can also drop you children off across the street for free babysitting provided by the Children's Safety Center. So grab your Christmas attire and your friends and let's make this a Not-so-Silent Night to remember!

 
 
 
 
 
Children's Christmas Train

December 5, 2015  |  8:00am - 3:00pm  |  Arkansas Missouri Railroad
"It was like Christmas right out of Norman Rockwell, straight into the hearts of all aboard"

All aboard for this magical train ride! Children’s Christmas Train riders will depart from the Emma Street Train Depot in Springdale on Saturday, December 5th aboard a restored 1940s era train. The 40 minute ride to Johnson and back will include carolers, stories, and even a visit from Santa himself! After returning to the Train Depot families can enjoy holiday games and entertainment – ride ponies dressed as reindeer, operate a model train, participate in the cake walk, write a letter to Santa or just enjoy the characters and music in Santa's Village. Children and families are also encouraged to dress in “ugly Christmas sweaters” and Holiday attire.

Children 3 years of age and under do not require a ticket but will have to sit on your lap, $10 for ages 4-12, and $20 for adults. Get your tickets early because this event will sell out!

 
 
 
 
 
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