The Boca Raton Regional Hospital Awards Grant to KidSafe

The Boca Raton Regional Hospital Awards KidSafe Grant To Supply Their Award Winning Children’s Safety Books To Families attending Boca Raton Regional Hospital Health Fair On Saturday, August 9, 2014

Boca Raton – KidSafe Foundation has received generous grants from Boca Raton Regional Hospital to provide the families attending the Boca Raton Regional Hospital Health Fair Back to School Bash for underprivileged children in our community with their two award winning children’s safety books –“My Body is Special and Belongs To ME!” and “Jack Teaches his Friends to be KidSafe!” “We are beyond appreciative to receive these grants from the Boca Raton Regional Hospital  so we can provide our safety books to 1,000 families at BRRH Health Fair on August 9, 2014.” Each year it is an honor to participate in this incredible Back to School event and provide books and this year we will be giving out record numbers thanks to two generous grants.” Said, Sally Berenzweig, Cofounder of KidSafe Foundation

About Boca Raton Regional Hospital

Raton Regional Hospital delivers the highest quality patient care with unrelenting attention to clinical excellence, patient satisfaction and patient safety. Our team of professionals demonstrates unparalleled compassion and commitment to those we serve. Born out of compelling community need in 1967, Boca Raton Regional Hospital is a not-for-profit, advanced tertiary medical center with 400 beds, over 2,100 employees and more than 800 primary and specialty physicians on staff. The Hospital is a recognized leader in Cardiovascular Care, Oncology, Women’s Health, Orthopedics, Emergency Medicine and the Neurosciences, all of which offer state-of-the-art diagnostic and imaging capabilities. For more informationwww.brrh.com

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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