Why did Songfest choose the Family and Child Abuse Prevention Center?
TO MAKE A CHANGE.
60% of children who grow up in violent homes become batterers or victims as adults
1 in 4 girls will experience sexual abuse in their lives
There are over THREE HUNDRED domestic violence calls to the Toledo Police EVERY MONTH
There are nearly 1900 substantiated cases of Child Abuse in Lucas County EACH YEAR
Every 15 seconds a woman in the US is battered by her husband, boyfriend, or partner
Over 300 Million cases of child abuse get reported every year, and many cases go unreported
4 Children die EVERY DAY in this country due to Child Abuse and Neglect. This makes it the LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH in children under the age of 4
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