Prevent-a Thon and Partners in Prevention Marches On…

We kick off our second week of Prevent-a-Thon next week, and Join the Movement Mondays is back again! The restaurant line up for Monday, August 8th includes: Five Loaves – downtown Charleston, Jim ‘N Nick’s downtown Charleston and North Charleston, Mosaic in Mt. Pleasant, and The Eclectic Chef – Summerville. Support Darkness to Light by dining at one of these delicious dining destinations!

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Prevent-a-Thon Kickoff & Partners in Prevention

This Monday we kicked off our annual Prevent-a-Thon with a press conference at the Charleston Public Library. We were joined by our first ever Partners in Prevention! A Partner in Prevention is an organization that has committed the time and effort to educate themselves on how to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to CSA. An organization receives the D2L Partner in Prevention distinction when they have successfully met specific criteria. For more information on Prevent-a-thon and to learn how to get Partner in Prevention status …

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D2L & The Riverdogs

Join D2L on Saturday August 6th at the Charleston River Dogs for a night of baseball fun while supporting child sexual abuse prevention.  Throughout the game fans will learn more about D2L and how to get involved with our 6th Annual Prevent-a-thon.  Bring the whole family out for the event, and make sure to stop by the  booth to pick up your D2L  t-shirt and show your support.  Gates open at 6:00 pm and the game starts at 7:05.  Tickets can be purchased at the …

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Join the Movement Mondays!

Today kicks off Darkness to Light’s first “Join the Movement Monday!” Each Monday night this August, participating restaurants will be donating 10% of their proceeds to Darkness to Light. This Monday five great Charleston restaurants are participating! Be sure and grab dinner from one of these restaurants, and have a great meal while supporting D2L.

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Berkeley County Commits to More Training!

Berkeley County School District joins Dorchester 2 as the second district in the state of South Carolina to commit to training all district employees. We at Darkness to Light feel that all adults who care for or about children should be trained in Stewards of Children. In addition to teachers, think about all the district staff that care for and interact with kids. The bus drivers, custodial staff, cafeteria workers. They all interact with our kids on a daily basis! Way to go Berkeley County!

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Charleston County Library Commits to Training all Employees!

It is always a fantastic start to the morning when you come in to great news at work! Today we received a fax from the Charleston County Public Library to train all of their employees in Stewards of Children! With 16 branches in the area, this is a group of people who touch our kids everyday. Through a Prevent-A-Thon pledge, we will be working over the next few months to train their staff how to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse. For …

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Muse to Host a Happy Hour and Dinner to Benefit our Prevent-a-Thon!

Muse is generously donating half the proceeds of Happy Hour and 10% of dinner this Thursday to Darkness to Light’s annual Prevent-a-Thon. Please join us on Thursday, August 12 at Muse, 82 Society Street, Charleston, SC and amuse your palette while supporting Darkness to Light. This happy hour and dinner is part of the Ant March – During the month of August, Prevent-a-Thon offers free trainings to the Charleston Community. To help spread the word, local businesses up and down King Street house our ants …

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Charleston County School District Trains More Teachers

Today marks the fourth day of Darkness to Light Prevent-a-thon, and Charleston County School District (CCSD) again has stepped up to make sure their students are better protected. Last year, CCSD trained 100% of teachers; however, with each new school year brings new challenges and new employees. Keeping in line with their commitment to child sexual abuse prevention, CCSD trained 150 of their new teachers today! These teachers are now armed with the steps and tools to better prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to the …

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Fat Hen Benefit to Kick Off to our 5th annual Prevent-A-Thon!

Fred Neuville and his wonderful team are once again supporting Darkness to Light by donating 10% of proceeds to go towards our local Prevent-a-Thon. Please join us Monday August 2nd, 2010 at the Fat Hen Restaurant, 3140 Maybank Highway, Johns Island, SC to support our local prevention effort. Prevent-a-Thon is a chance for the community to take our Stewards of Children training for free. To learn more, visit www.preventathon.org. Hope to see you on Monday, August 2nd!

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Firemen Support Darkness to Light!

Last week we were ecstatic when we got word that the Mt. Pleasant Fire Department was going to train 100 Fireman in our upcoming August Prevent-a-thon. Soon after we’d heard the good news from Mt. Pleasant, we found out that the Charleston Fire Department was going to train all 304 of their Firemen in D2L’s Stewards of Children Prevention Program! Not only does the Firemen’s commitment mean that 404 adults will be better able to PREVENT child sexual abuse, but it signifies that city officials …

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