Thank you to all those who showed their support this month by planting pinwheel gardens.


The Bon View School

Henrico MH East Center

Gardner Orthodontics

Bon Secours Health System (and a special thanks to the Forensic Nursing Program!)

First Home Care

Amy Thomas Harmon

Walmsley Boulevard UMC

Tonya Payne

Arlene F Dickson


Deena Ferguson

Joseph & Judith Musgrave

Kathy Ryan

Carolyn Lawlor

Melissa Stanly Owens

Mel Hannan LLC

Kelly Nachma

Rainbow Station

Church Hill Irish Festival

Chesterfield Technical Center

Chesterfield County Government

Dominion Resources

Kari and Heath Hyman


The pinwheel is a happy, uplifting symbol of childhood and can be used in a number of ways to draw attention to the prevention of  

child abuse and neglect. 


See you Saturday for SCAN"s Race to Protect Children 5k Walk/Run, Kids Run, and Children's Festival    

hosted by West Broad Village  

May 2, 2015 



Walk Up Registration available the morning of the race! 


The 1 mile Kids Run will begin at 8:30am, followed by the 5K Run/Walk at 9:00am. The race is flat and walker friendly! The Children's Festival will begin at 9am, and offer fun activities and performances for children and families.


 For questions, and more information on how you can get involved, please email Kristen Read at [email protected] or call 804-257-7226 x106.



Thank You!


Thank you J.McLaughlin for hosting Sip & Shop benefiting SCAN!


Thank you Bertucci's Short Pump for benefiting SCAN during Dining for Dollars in April.


Thank you Mosaic for holding an evening of dining to benefit SCAN.


Thank you to the following restaurants for supporting SCAN during the 2nd Annual Game of Thrones Bar Crawl - Metro Grill, Sticky Rice, Social 52, Starlite, FW Sullivans, and Lady N'awlins, along with FlipLeaf Marketing.


University of Richmond fundraisers held by Alpha Kappa Psi and Alpha Theta.


Thank you to the following companies for benefiting SCAN during their Dress Casual Day.  

Robert Half and Troutman Sanders.



Each April we feature an 8-page insert in Style Weekly with information about protective factors for families.
Vol. 53,  April 2015

Thank You for joining SCAN during April, National  

Child Abuse Prevention Month!


7th Annual  

This internationally recognized revolutionary training educates adults about how to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. This program was created by Darkness to Light ( Stewards of Children is ideal for parents, staff and volunteers in youth-serving organizations and concerned community members.


We are proud to have held over 20 Stewards of Children trainings free of charge to all participants during SCAN's 7th Annual Prevent-A-Thon.


SCAN believes it's the responsibility of adults to prevent child sexual abuse and Stewards of Children gives everyone the tools to do this.

 Thank you to the following for hosting a training.  


United Way


VCU- School of Social Work

VCU- Counselor Education Department

Integrated Health Services

First Things First of Greater Richmond

Northumberland County DSS

Richmond DSS- Family Resources Unit

Richmond DSS- Training Division

Hanover CSB

Chesterfield County Health Department

Chesterfield County School Safety Officers


Little People School

City Church

Fairfield Middle School

Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance

Family Lifeline of Petersburg

Attachment and Trauma Institute




The 13th Annual Progressive Dinner & Auction raises more than $170,000 for SCAN's programs.

On April 18th more than 300 community members gathered for the 13th Annual Progressive Dinner & Auction benefiting Greater Richmond SCAN (Stop Child Abuse Now).

Guests gathered for appetizers and a live auction at the home of Caroline and Marshall Morton before being shuttled to one of the many dinner homes around the Windsor Farms, Westmoreland Place, and the Near West End area. At the end of the night, guests reconvened at The Tuckahoe Woman's Club for dessert, dancing, and a silent auction.


Thank you to our sponsors!

Title Sponsor

Bon Secours Richmond Health System


Champion Sponsor

Estes Express Lines


Guardian Sponsors

Apartment Trust

Rutherfoord, Inc.



Advocate Sponsor


General Cigar Co


McGuireWoods LLP



Thompson, Siegal and Walmsley

Troutman Sanders LLP

Virginia Credit Union


For a full list of all those who donated to this event, click here.


Click here for pictures from the event.



FAM Breakfast Held April 27th


Thank you to those who joined the Families Are Magic Community Based Network for the free training and breakfast held during National Child Abuse Prevention  Month.

The theme this year, Building Blocks for Successful Parenting-Raising Resilient Children, was presented to over 75 guests. The training, "Engaging What is Strong and Not What is Wrong" was presented by Dr. Allison Sampson-Jackson, trauma specialist, national trainer, consultant and owner of Integrative Solutions, Inc.

Thank you to the downtown YMCA for hosting this event.




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