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Collage: Children's Bureau

The Latest Orange County Social Services Agency Abuse Registry statistics indicate there were more than 52-thousand reported cases of child abuse. And of those, 16-thousand of the children were under five years old.

The Children's Bureau is a private non-profit leader dedicated to saving children's lives

Please join KSBR News Director Dawn Kamber as she welcomes Children's Bureau Chief Program Officer Ron Brown and Bureau Trustee Gina Primeaux.

Collage: Adult Children of Alcoholics.

The term "adult child" is used to describe adults who grew up in dysfunctional or alcoholic homes and who exhibit identifiable traits that reveal past abuse or neglect. The group includes adults raised in homes without the presence of alcohol or drugs.

Please join KSBR News Director Dawn Kamber as she welcomes members of Adult Children of Alcoholics, Laura L from San Clemente and Jim Y from San Francisco.

Collage: Earthquake Preparedness Month

Earthquakes are natural processes that occur beneath the earth's surface and if strong enough, their reverberations can not only be felt by humans but can induce significant damage to the enviroment.

April is Earthquake Preparedness Month.

Please join KSBR News Director Dawn Kamber as she welcomes American Red Cross Regional Program Manager Amy Estey.

Collage: The Raise Foundation Keep Kids Safe

Child Abuse awareness is growing. In 2015, the latest statistics show there were about 32-thousand cases of suspected child abuse in our County. Of those, there were about 53-hundred substantiated cases of child abuse.

Next month is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, also known as Blue Ribbon Month.

Please join KSBR News Director Dawn Kamber as she welcomes The Raise Foundation, Orange County's Child Abuse Prevention Council Executive Director Eldon Baber, Orange County Sheriff's Department Public Affairs Manager Jaime Blashaw and Orange County Fire Authority Public Education Supervisor Randy Harper.

Collage: Orange County Ronald McDonald House

Imagine your child has been diagnosed with cancer and the best doctors are hundreds of miles away. You would do whatever you can to get your child the necessary treatment.

Here in our County, the Orange County Ronald McDonald House provides a home away from home for families to be near their critically ill child.

Please join KSBR News Director Dawn Kamber as she welcomes Orange County Ronald McDonald House Development Director Susan Kenny and the co-founder of the first Ronald McDonald House that opened in Philidelphia in 1974 Fred Hill.

Collage: Swallows.

San Juan Capistrano is in the midst of the Fiesta de las Golondrinas, or Festival of Swallows. The Swallows will officially return to Mission San Juan Capistrano on March 19th, Saint Joseph's Day which is Sunday.

The Fiesta Association celebrates the swallows return with various activities leading up to the Swallows Day Parade on March 25th.

Please join KSBR News Director Dawn Kamber as she welcomes Fiesta Association Members, President and Parade Chair Jim Eakin and First Vice President Jim Taylor.

Collage: Aid Services Foundation Orange County

Around seven thousand people are living with HIV disease in our County which includes people who have been diagnosed with AIDS.

AIDS once upon a time was known as a death sentence, now with advancement in medicine people are living long lives with it. Those living with HIV disease may get help from AIDS Services Foundation Orange County.

Please join KSBR News Director Dawn Kamber as she welcomes AIDS Services Foundation Executive Director/CEO Phil Yeager and Chief Development Officer Chris Bragg.

Collage: Dana Point Festival of Whales

Dana Point celebrates whales this weekend and next as it hosts the Festival of Whales. Festival activities include the opening parade Saturday, Street Fair, stand-up paddling and sailing opportunities.

The majority of activities will occur around Dana Point Harbor.

Please join KSBR News Director Dawn Kamber as she welcomes Dana Point Harbor Association Executive Director Kim Tilly and Festival of Whales Event Coordinator Andrea Swayne.

Collage: Ocean Institute Jazz Festival

The Ocean Institute in Dana Point Harbor is celebrating it's 40th Birthday this year.

The two acre ocean education center offers over 60 marine science and maritime history programs. And it hosts over 250-thousand people a year.

On Mar. 24th and 25th, the Institute will put on its Wave of Jazz Festival to raise funds to continue the programs.

Please join KSBR News Director Dawn Kamber as she welcomes Ocean Institute External Affairs Vice President Mary Lawson, Adopt A Class Annual Fund Manager Emma Opie and membership manager Chance McKee.

Collage: Children & Families Commission of Orange County

The Children and Families Commission of Orange County has programs and instructional materials to help parents of children ages birth through five.
The organization was created as a result of proposition 10, the California Children and Families Act of 1998, which added a 50 cent sales tax on tobacco products sold in our state. It required the funds to be used to support education, health and child development programs from the prenatal stage through age five.
Please join KSBR News Director Dawn Kamber as she welcomes Children and Families Commission of Orange County Executive Director Kimberly Goll.

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