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2014 Christmas wish list for SACAC

Our cupboards are getting bare and we need more winter wear for children and teenagers who come to our Center. Especially appreciated are: Clothing (especially jeans and expandable waists for boys) and (stretch pants/leggings for girls), sizes 3-14.
Shoes for girls and boys, sizes 3-5.
Journals (We would like to start giving journals to the older kids).
Hand held games for older kids (like bop-it, hangman, etc.).

Prevention Services to Children and Teenagers gets a Boost

Thanks to all the folks who bought a "It shouldn't hurt to be a child" specialty license plate. The Children's Advocacy Center received $20, 000 from the Governor's Office to provide critical educational outreach services to children in southern Arizona. Our curriculum to day cares and schools address issues such as personal and internet safety, and education about violence. Our middle school program, " Too Good for Violence" teaches children conflict resolution, communication and anger management. Of the $25 license plate price, $17 goes directly to primary prevention efforts.

Halloween and Trick or Treat Tips

Hi kids, well it looks like summer has come and gone and while I'm sure your all thrilled to be back at school (lol). But there's still a lot to look forward to, mainly HALLOWEEN! I have always loved Halloween. I get to put on my Super Dog costume, stay up late and smell all the kids that come to my door to trick or treat. And every once and awhile someone even drops a tootsie roll. Now for all the fun and games that Halloween brings, there's still a lot to keep in mind to stay safe. So for all you ghosts and ghouls, witches and werewolves remember a few quick tips.

Pima County Sheriff's Dept. donates Bicycles and Clothings

Christmas came early for children at the Advocacy Center. Thanks to the staff at the Pima County Sheriff's Property Dept., bicycles and clothing were donated to be used for needy kids. Rather than putting these items up for public auction, they will be given to children who come to the Center. Hurrah for our Trusted Officers in Uniform.

2nd Annual SACAC Golf Tournament -Bigger and Better

Thanks to over 120 Golfers who played in the 2nd annual Golf Tournament at the Gallery, making it a huge success. Special appreciation to Bob Rockov of Desert Toyota who donated $5,000 which the Toyota Corporation matched. The *Gallery Golf Course * assisted in making this possible and we are grateful for their support. Great time, great people, and great for the children who will benefit from the proceeds of this fundraiser.

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We have many amazing donors that allow us to achieve our mission.
Special thanks to:

Desert Toyota
Cox Community
Tucson Federal Credit Union Fraternal Order of Knights Pima County Attorney's Office
Tanque Verde Optimist Club
Trico Electric Cooperation
Copperpoint Insurance
Thoroughbred Nissan
Vantage West
Frank's Sports Grill
Pima County Treasurer's Dept.
Western Refining Tretschcok McNamara & Miller Kinerk, Schmidt & Sethi PLLC Rusing Lopez & Lizardi