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Prevent-a-thon

Darkness To Light's
5th ANNUAL PREVENT-A-THON August 2010
Prevent-a-thon Mobilizes the Tri-County to Address Child Sexual Abuse!
 
Prevent-a-thon: What it Is
Prevent-a-thon is a month-long media event that drives people to take action to protect the children in their lives. It mobilizes the community to address the issue of child sexual abuse.
 
Raising Awareness of the Issue
Prevent-a-thon raises awareness of the problem by blanketing the area with news stories, supporting events, public service announcements and a public awareness campaign. In 2009, Darkness to Lights documentary ran multiple times on local networks and WCIV Channel 4 televised a Larry King style interview in prime time. The plans for the 2010 Prevent-a-thon are even bigger and better!
 
Educating the Community
Each day in August, Darkness to Lights nationally-acclaimed Stewards of Children child sexual abuse prevention training sessions are held without charge in a wide array of locations and venues. In addition, there are free training sessions for businesses, youth-serving organizations, schools and faith centers. Thousands of people take Darkness to Light's training during Prevent-a-thon, and many organizations pledge to host a training session in the coming months. There is no charge for these training sessions because Darkness to Light focuses most of its year-round local fundraising efforts on raising money for these scholarships.
 
Success
Prevent-a-thon drives Darkness to Light's local
training initiative. It is expected that 23,000
tri-county adults will be been trained by the end
of the calendar year. This includes 100% of
Charleston, Berkeley and Dorchester County
teachers!
 
 Schedule of Events
 
Monday, August 2nd
Fat Hen Benefit Night
3140 Maybank Highway
Johns Island, SC 29455
map | directions
Thursday, August 5th
 
Ant March Happy Hour
Halls Chophouse 5-7pm
434 King Street
Charleston, SC 29403
map | directions
Tuesday, August 10th
 
Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market
Moultrie Middle School grounds 3:30-Dark
Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
Thursday, August 12th
 
Ant March Happy Hour
Muse Restaurant 5-7pm
82 Society Street
Charleston, SC 29401
map | directions
Thursday, August 19th
 
Ant March Happy Hour
Il Cortile Restaurant 5-7pm
193 King Street
Charleston S.C. 29401
map | directions
Thursday, August 26th
 
Ant March Happy Hour
Blind Tiger Pub 5-7pm
36 Broad Street
Charleston S.C. 29401
map | directions
Saturday, August 28th
 
Charleston Farmers Market
Marion Square 8:00-2:00pm
Charleston S.C. 29403
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