Thank you Give STL Day donors.

Thank you for your outstanding support of Vision for Children at Risk on Give STL Day, May 11. Twenty-one donors contributed $3,872.50 to support our work in building community action to provide better futures for high-need children. Across the St. Louis community, 19,536 donors gave $2,135 million to 823 nonprofits. Congratulations VCR friends and the entire St. Louis community! Like […]

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Read our spring VCR newsletter

See the VCR newsletter email in a webpage See a PDF of the print version of the VCR newsletter Topics in our spring VCR newsletter: Vision for Children at Risk Looks to the Future Learn and Get Involved April Is Child Abuse Prevention Month Child Abuse Prevention Groups Merging Advocacy Group Takes Next Step Forward Partnering on Training, Provider Network […]

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Study Pinpoints Neighborhoods Where Children Are Most at Risk for Poor Health Outcomes

Growing up in an environment where trauma and toxic stress are present can impact a child’s physical and behavioral health for a lifetime. Where in metropolitan St. Louis are these risks most prevalent? A recent study by the Missouri Hospital Association’s Hospital Industry Data Institute rates ZIP codes throughout the region on their level of risk according to Adverse Childhood […]

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April Is Child Abuse Prevention Month

Each year, more than 15,000 incidents of alleged child abuse and neglect are reported in the Missouri counties of the metropolitan St. Louis area. Child abuse and neglect have lifelong consequences on the mental and physical health of the child. Read more facts about child abuse and neglect. Join the St. Louis Family & Community Partnership, the St. Louis Area […]

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Regional Early Childhood Council, Missouri Children’s Leadership Council testify in support of legislation that promotes partnerships among school districts and community early education providers

The St. Louis Regional Early Childhood Council joined the Missouri Children’s Leadership Council and other early childhood groups from around the state in testifying before Missouri Senate and House committees in support of legislation supporting collaboration between Pre-K programs and local school districts. The legislation proposed in Missouri (SB 378 and HB 457) would allow local school districts the option […]

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