Detention Centre, Union Partner to help Kristen French Centre
June 30, 2017 | Niagara This Week
Niagara Detention Centre employees, administrators, and volunteers weren’t about to let the grey, drizzly weather on June 30 put a damper on their fundraising barbecue next to the facility on Highway 58 — not when the cause they were gathered for is so important.
Playhouse Build & Auction,
June 1, 2017 | Snapd St. Catharines
The 2nd annual Playhouse Build and Auction was held at the Pen Centre on April 30. Niagara’s top home builders volunteered their staff, materials and time to come out and compete against each other.
Build 4 Change Raises $17,026
May 10, 2017 | Niagara This Week
The clouds seemed to part over the Pen Centre on April 30 just in time for the third annual Playhouse Build & Auction. And at the end of the day, more than $17,000 was raised for the Kristen French Child Advocacy Centre Niagara.
Niagara Home Builders Building for Change
April 25, 2017 | Niagara this Week
Five local builders will be sharing their talents for local charity this weekend. For the third year, Niagara home builders will be competing to build the best playhouse during the Playhouse Build & Auction, set to take place on Sunday, April 30, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Pen Centre in St. Catharines.
PECAN Collaboration Launches Website
April 3, 2017 | Niagara this Week
In an aim to provide a one-stop hub for information and resources, Partners to End Child Abuse Niagara (PECAN) has launched a new website. The collaborative, formed in November 2014, recently launched www.endchildabuseniagara.com. The site represents months of collaboration by members of the committee, comprised of 14 Niagara agencies which share a deep concern about the tragedy of child abuse.
Kristen French CACN’s Spotlight Gala
October 1, 2016 | SNAP St. Catharines
The Board of Directors of the Kristen French Child Advocacy Centre Niagara (Kristen French CACN) held their inaugural Spotlight Gala on September 15.
Kristen French CACN’s Amazing Race Niagara
October 1, 2016 | SNAP St. Catharines
Groups of three and four joined the Amazing Race Niagara fundraising event on August 28. This was a fun event for families (ages 10 and up), friends or work colleagues for corporate team building, consisting of teams who traveled by car throughout the Niagara Region competing against each other by completing various activities in order to receive clues for the next location.
Kristen French CACN’s Kids Golfing for Kids
September 1, 2016 | SNAP St. Catharines
Junior golfers from all over Niagara drove, pitched and putted their way around the St. Catharines Golf & Country Club course to raise funds for our most vulnerable citizens: children and youth who have experienced abuse. Spirits were high (so was the temperature) and the pace was quick around the course on August 14.
Former Ice Dogs Star to Speak at Kristen French CACN’s Benefit
August 29, 2016 | Niagara Falls Review
Former NHL player Patrick O’Sullivan will be the keynote speaker for the inaugural Spotlight Gala on child abuse Sept. 15 in St. Catharines. Taking place at Club Roma, the event is a benefit for the Kristen French Child Advocacy Centre Niagara, which offers a safe haven for Niagara children and youth who have endured abuse, online bullying and luring, or were unwilling victims of violence.
NHL Alumnus Patrick O’Sullivan to Speak at Child Advocacy Centre Gala
August 28, 2016 | Niagara this Week (St. Catharines)
Former National Hockey League player Patrick O’Sullivan, whose memoir ‘Breaking Away’ chronicles what he describes as a physically and emotionally abusive childhood at the hands of his father, will be the keynote speaker at the inaugural fundraising gala for the Kristen French Child Advocacy Centre Niagara.
Niagara Politicians primed for AMO
August 13, 2016 | Niagara Falls Review
Niagara politicians are heading to Windsor with a full list of issues they want addressed at this year’s Association of Municipalities of Ontario conference. The conference, which will include more than 1,700 participants, is scheduled to begin in the border city Sunday and conclude Wednesday.
Kristen French CACN at NextNiagara’s Priceless
July 14, 2016 | Snapd -St. Catharines
On July 14, young professionals from around Niagara converged at Jackson-Triggs in Niagara-on-the-Lake for this year’s NEXTNiagara Priceless. Guests were encouraged to bid their time, not their dime.