When you give to Prevent Child Abuse North Carolina, it builds hope that our children can grow up in families and communities where they are safe, nurtured and loved so that they can thrive as adults.

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Nurturing Positive Childhoods in Transylvania County

Posted: November 1, 2022 By Sharon Hirsch, Prevent Child Abuse NC President & CEO    Transylvania County, population 35,000, is an amazing place just southwest of Asheville. Its largest town is Brevard, anchored by Brevard College. And it is a community...

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Help Me Celebrate Nurturing Positive Childhoods!

By Sharon Hirsch, PCANC President & CEO August 9, 2022 Play. Riding bikes in our neighborhood, climbing trees, playing Hide-and-Go-Seek and Kick the Can are some of the first things that come to my mind when I think about my childhood.  I was fortunate to grow up...

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We’re Still Here Building Community Prevention Action Plans

In 2020, Prevent Child Abuse NC received a grant from The Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust to create the first Tri-County Regional Community Prevention Action Plan in North Carolina.  The plan is to improve coordination within and between systems to enhance care for people impacted by adverse experiences and to build resilience in southeastern NC.

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Faith Communities Building Connections that Matter 

Did you know that the positive social connections we make can rewire the neural pathways of our brains which can reduce the effects of stress and build resilience? One caring supportive adult in a child’s life can make all the difference.

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