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  • October 27, 2010 - 11:13pm

    Prevent Child Abuse Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania Coalition Against Rape hosted a joint fundraiser at the Sheraton Philadelphia City Center Hotel Oct. 20 to raise awareness of child abuse and neglect including physical and sexual violence.
    Nearly 100 Philadelphians, including political representatives, business persons and advocates attended the event where former Pennsylvania First Lady Michele Ridge was the featured speaker.

  • September 28, 2010 - 10:44pm

    PCAR received American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds via the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency to increase the number of sexual assault nurse examiners. The goal of the SANE Project is to train more than 100 more nurses across the Commonwealth to improve care and services to victims and to increase the marketability of registered nurses. The first PCAR facilitated course was held at Penn State Hershey Medical Center September 13-17, 2010.