Categories: General News, Other, Our Perspective, School Safety

Homeschooling and Keeping Kids Safe in the Year of COVID-19

As the fall season begins, school does too. Things are a little different this year – some schools will have much smaller class sizes, some will be holding classes on alternating days, some will teach totally virtual courses, some a hybrid of both, and some parents have opted to adapt to homeschooling (or a version …

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Categories: General News, Other, Our Perspective

Adapting for Safety at the Doctor’s Office

As a result of COVID-19, we’ve all had to make some lifestyle changes. Businesses have had to adapt, too. There are lots of precautions that businesses, organizations, and doctor’s offices have taken to ensure safety from the virus, but sometimes those precautions don’t include child protection behaviors or abuse prevention. One key element of prevention …

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Categories: General News, Home, Our Perspective

The Darkness to Light Story

The idea of Darkness to Light was born and carefully cultivated long before its registration as a 501(c)3 nonprofit. Over 25 years ago, a child sexual abuse crisis came to light and stirred up Charleston, SC. A small but passionate group of citizens came together and wondered why services were only available after a child …

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Categories: General News, Guest Blog, Home, Our Perspective

Keeping Kids Safe During the Holidays

The winter holidays are some of the most anticipated days of the year for kids and adults alike. There can be a certain kind of magic about this time of year… and chaos, too. Visitors abound, schedules are hectic, parents might be overwhelmed, and in the wrong situation, abusers take advantage. In fact, rates of …

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Categories: Misc, Other

Encouragement is Key

Giving Tuesday is Tomorrow: Check In We are almost there! Giving Tuesday is tomorrow and you have one more day to meet your fundraising goal! You’ve already sent an initial email to your friends, families, and contacts. You’ve posted on your social media outlets. But you’re still not at your goal? No worries, you still …

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