Press Release: KidSafe Foundation’s “Cocktails For A Cause”

KidSafe Foundation Cofounders Sally Berenzweig & Cherie Benjoseph

 

KidSafe Foundation’s 3rd annual “Cocktails for a Cause” was the place to be on Thursday April 26, 2012 at Red, The Steakhouse – Rosso, Boca Raton, Florida’s Hottest New Restaurant. Over 200 guests attended the event from 5:30 – 8:00 PM while provided Open Bar, Food, Auction and Raffles.

 

Boca Raton, FL – The KidSafe Foundation, a Florida 501(c) 3 nonprofit working to bring Prevention Education Safety Programs to both children and adults to Prevent Child Abuse, Bullying and Internet Dangers, raises over $21,000 in donations at their annual fundraiser “Cocktails for a Cause.”

 

“We are extremely grateful to the over 200 KidSafe supporters who attended our event. It was an incredible night brought together by our generous sponsors: Greenberg Traurig P.A., Kennesaw Fruit and Juices, Herman, Mermelstein & Horowowitz P.A. and Sky Salon. We are beyond appreciative of the staff and owners of our new favorite restaurant Red, The Steakhouse – Rosso. Our Guests were treated like royalty and the food was incredible. We plan to partner with them again to host many more events in the future.”

Sally Berenzweig, Cofounder KidSafe Foundation

 

“The team at Rosso and Red wants to send a special thank you to all of the supporters who came to The KidSafe Foundation Fundraiser. We were so happy to host “Cocktails for a Cause” for an amazing nonprofit that works so hard to prevent children from harm. We look forward to hosting future events as we strongly believe in their cause.”

Rosemary Staltare, Director of Marketing and Sales at Red Restaurant Group

 

 

“I attend KidSafe’s event every year because not only is it a cause near and dear to my heart but I always have an incredible time. The food was incredible, the space was perfect and the auction and raffle items were one of a kind.”                       

Robyn Salk, guest

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About The KidSafe Foundation

The KidSafe Foundation is a 501(c) 3 Nonprofit dedicated to providing Education to children, parents, teachers and guidance counselors to Prevent Child Abuse, Bullying, and Internet Dangers. Sally Berenzweig, MEd, MA and Cherie Benjoseph, LCSW the Cofounders of KidSafe, Child Safety Experts, Mental Health Professionals, Educators, Public Speakers, Authors and most importantly two moms on a mission to keep children safe. They have taught over 30,000 children throughout South Florida and have brought their workshops and seminars to thousands of adults. To learn more about KidSafe Foundation please visit their web site www.kidsafefoundation.org

 

Testimonials

"Thank you for giving us the opportunity to be included in the KidSafe program. I highly recommend this program to other schools. We hope that we will be given the same opportunity for our Kindergarten and 2nd grade students to be a part of this wonderful program during the 2016-2017 school year."

Mrs. Keelyn Meselsohn 2nd Grade Teacher/Team Leader Tradewinds Elementary School

"The Safe and Smart Series Book My Body Is Special and Belongs To Me is kept in my middle school clinic and has been a tool that has opened many conversations for me between students that have experienced a difficult situation and were unable to talk about it. Through the illustrations and nonjudgmental verbiage the author has allowed kids permission to share their feelings about invasion of their personal space. Thank you so much."

Nurse Connie, PBC School Nurse 6.8.2016

"I'm so grateful that KidSafe has partnered with my daughter's school.  I learned so much in the parent training--how to recognize potential sexual predator behavior; how to quiz my child about what they would do in different scenarios; and how to explain safe and unsafe touch.  In addition, knowing that my daughter is receiving weekly trainings on these topics gives me great peace of mind.  I have confidence that I can reinforce what she is learning in school in order to prevent her from ever being a victim of such a heinous crime.  Thank you KidSafe for your dedication to protecting our communities' most vulnerable citizens."

Christina Kranick

“It was a normal Saturday and I was at the rink with my 7 and 8 year old. My son asked me if he could use the Men’s Restroom by himself.  Without hesitation, my daughter said,  Absolutely not! I was in KidSafe today and you cannot go to the restroom alone.  It is very important that Mommy is with you.. with us.   I was so proud of my little girl!  We are so blessed to have Debbie Miller at our school teaching our children the importance of safety. Many thanks to you all!  Your program and instruction is absolutely amazing.  Keep up the great work!"  

Tara Henley Admissions Assistant, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church and School, Ft. Lauderdale

I am a parent of two Pine Crest children and I attended your program on Monday night. I just wanted to thank you so very much for the very informative seminar. As hard as it was to hear all of those things, it was very needed. We were thrilled that you were able to come and share that very important information with us and our children. So again...thank you.

Elisa Aronberg

Today’s training was awesome! It was very informative. Sally was a very good resource, she motivated us a lot! We want to pass on this information to parents, teachers and students! Thank you for offering workshops like this. These are tools we use to continue serving our children and families.

Participant from Children’s Services Council of Broward Seminar

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