Friday's Heroes: SCAN of Northern Virginia
Fri Apr 8 2011, WUSA Channel 9
SCAN's CASA Program Director Carrie Cannon and volunteer Mike Collins in a segment on how the advocacy program gives children a voice.
SCAN Founder Named 'Champion for Children'
Mon Feb 7 2011, AlexandriaNews.org
Dave Cleary founded SCAN more than 20 years ago, and was honored by the Center for Alexandria's Children for his work through SCAN.
SCAN Gala Celebrates 20 Years
Thu Nov 27 2008
Stop Child Abuse Now (SCAN) of Northern Virginia celebrated its 20th anniversary Saturday with a special birthday party and fundraiser at the George Washington Masonic National Memorial.
More than 260 guests attended the sixth annual Toast to Hope celebration, which featured wine tastings from local vintners and gourmet food from local restaurants and caterers. A nostalgic birthday party theme allowed guests to enjoy fun games, sample gourmet birthday cupcakes and cakes, and purchase commemorative statues in honor of SCAN's anniversary.
The evening raised a record $75,000 that will go directly to support SCAN's child abuse prevention programs.
Supporting Children's Most Vital Supporters
Thu Oct 30 2008
Parenting can be tough. It is the most challenging, and at the same time, the most rewarding work a person can ever do. Children thrive when they have supportive, nurturing parents. Sometimes ordinary parents are unable to cope with life situations such as illness, money problems, alcohol, or drug abuse. Many parents have little or no knowledge of how children develop or perhaps they are raising their children alone without a support system. For everyone, there is help available.
Charities and the Economy
Wed Oct 1 2008
Charities are hurting, especially ones that relied on big donations from banks, Fannie Mae, and Freddie Mac.
Wanted: Hispanic Volunteers
Thu Sep 18 2008
Youth charities crank up efforts to recruit help in serving America's fastest-growing minority