Footsteps for Families Walk-a-Thon Raises Over $10,000

NEW BRUNSWICK – Families, friends, and advocates across New Jersey gathered at the Bergen Town Center in Paramus on Saturday, Oct. 1 for Prevent Child Abuse-New Jersey’s “Footsteps for Families” walk-a-thon. With donations and sponsorships collected both online and offline by walkers, over $10,000 was raised to support the organization’s strong prevention programs throughout the state.

Union County Launches Campus Crime Stoppers Program

UNION COUNTY — At the beginning of the 2011-12 school season, Union County Crime Stoppers officially launched its Campus Crime Stoppers program in all Union County middle and high schools.

Agencies, Survivors Mark October As Domestic Violence Awareness Month

NEW BRUNSWICK — The New Jersey Coalition for Battered Women along with its member agencies, advocates and survivors in the fight to end domestic violence will come together at Rutgers University, Brower Commons, on Oct. 13 in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The event will feature “Baring Our Soles,” a special display using shoes to tell stories of suffering and survival.