Posted by: kempefoundation | April 1, 2012

Kempe Recognizes Child Abuse Prevention Month in April

ImageThe Kempe Foundation for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect will recognize national Child Abuse Prevention Month in April 2012 with an awareness campaign and events.

The Child Abuse Prevention Month awareness campaign promotes the role that everyone can play in keeping Colorado’s children safe. Activities and promotions include:

  • Public service awareness campaign throughout April 2012 including billboards, television, radio, magazine and newspaper features. Tune in for our superheroes spots on 9News, KOSI 101.1 and Rocky Mountain PBS.
  •  Giant blue ribbons placed on buildings throughout the Denver Metro Area, including Denver City and County Building, U.S. Bank Tower downtown, Pepsi Center, Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Gary Pavilion and Skyline Park downtown.
  •  In conjunction with Children’s Hospital Colorado, lighting of the ribbon tree in Skyline Park in downtown Denver at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, March 31.
  •  Kempe Takes Hong Kong Gala at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 21 at the Denver Marriott City Center


For more information on Kempe activities during Child Abuse Prevention Month, visit 


About the Blue Ribbon Campaign

In 1989, the Blue Ribbon Campaign to Prevent Child Abuse started as a Virginia grandmother’s tribute to her grandson, who died as a result of abuse.

She tied a blue ribbon to the antenna of her car as a way to remember him and to alert her community to the tragedy of child abuse. The Blue Ribbon Campaign has since expanded across the country.

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