April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month
Pinwheels for Prevention

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Francis H. Cortney JHS Students with Pinwheels for Prevention 2011

Pinwheels for Prevention is a national campaign held every April for Child Abuse Prevention Month. The main focus is to spread awareness throughout communities across the nation, helping ensure each child has the opportunity to live out a safe, stable, and nurturing childhood. The pinwheel is a symbol for the carefree childhood that every kid deserves.

For more information, visit Prevent Child Abuse America's National PCA Pinwheels Website.

2015 Child Abuse Prevention Month Events

April 1, 2015 Carson City, NV - Pinwheel Planting at the Nevada Legislature; 11AM - Join as Prevent Child Abuse Nevada and the Children's Cabinet Reno plant pinwheels on the lawn of the Legislature building.
Flyer coming soon
Contact: Amanda Haboush-Deloye at amanda.haboush@unlv.edu or Lindy McDonald at lmcdonald@childrenscabinet.org

April 7, 2015 Reno, NV - Pinwheel Planting at the Downtown Reno Library; 11AM - Join the Children's Cabinet at the Downtown Reno Library to raise child abuse awareness. The event will take place after the library's weekly story time. FREE Pinwheels, activities for children and information on resources. Event lasts until 2pm.
Contact: Lindy McDonald at lmcdonald@childrenscabinet.org

April 10, 2015 - April 12, 2015 Statewide - Go Blue Day Flyer / Go Blue Faith Weekend Flyer Turn Nevada Blue on GO BLUE day! Businesses, organizations and faith communities join in wearing, decorating or displaying something BLUE to honor Child Abuse Prevention Month.
Contact: Patricia Haddad at preventchildabusenevada@unlv.edu for more information

April 10, 2015 Fallon, NV - Pinwheel Planting at Millenium Park; 10AM- Join the Fallon Paiute Shoshone Tribe and FRIENDS Family Resource center as they first turn the fountain Blue on Mainstreet and walk together to plant pinwheels at Millenium Park.
Contact: Charissa Dunnett at ssadmin@fpst.org

April 11, 2015 Las Vegas, NV- Prevent Child Abuse Nevada Pinwheels for Prevention Event at Town Square Las Vegas (Las Vegas, NV); 10AM-2PM - Join Prevent Child Abuse Nevada at Town Square Las Vegas for a special event that includes a resource fair, silent acution, and entertainment for families.
Flyer Coming Soon
Contact: Patricia Haddad at preventchildabusenevada@unlv.edu

April 11, 2015 Las Vegas, NV- East Valley Family Services Bears and Binkis Event
Contact: Leah at leah@evfs.org

April 18, 2015 Las Vegas, NV- Prevent Child Abuse Nevada Pinwheels for Prevention Event at Downtown Container Park (Las Vegas, NV) ; 10AM-2PM - Join Prevent Child Abuse Nevada at Downtown Container Park for a special event that will incude community resources, silent auction and entertainment for families.
Flyer Coming Soon

April 25, 2015 Fallon, NV - Pinwheels for Prevention Walk; 8:30AM- Join Fallon Paiute Shoshone Tribe and FRIENDS Family Resource Center for a walk in honor of child abuse prevention. Registration starts at 8:30 A.M., walk starts at 9:00 A.M. We will walk from Millennium Park to Fox Peak. The first 125 people to sign up will receive a free shirt and be given a pinwheel to plant at the end of the walk.

National Child Abuse Prevention Month: Pinwheels for Prevention Campaign

 

Materials for Pinwheels for Prevention

Make Your Own Pinwheel -

Pencils/Pushpins

Straws/Fastners

Pinwheel Instructions & Pattern

Pinwheels Coloring Sheet

Pinwheel Display Sign

Pinwheel Stickers (PDF/DOC) - works with Avery Name Badge Stickers #8395

Get Involved! Everyone can spread awareness! Plant your own pinwheel garden, make your own pinwheels, color pinwheels with children, display pinwheels at work, attend local events, and spread the word about child abuse prevention. Contact us for more information on how to get involved.

 

 

Click below to see past statewide event summaries

Pinwheels 2014 Event Summaries

Pinwheels 2013 Event Summaries

Pinwheels 2012 Event Summaries

Pinwheels 2011 Event Summaries


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Amanda Haboush-Deloye: Director of Programs- PCA Nevada
amanda.haboush@unlv.edu

Tara Phebus: Interim Executive Director, NICRP
tara.phebus@unlv.edu

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