Advocating for Children

A Unique Holiday Gift Guide for Children & Families

We all know that the holiday season is a time for gift-giving as well. People tend to correlate better gifts with spending more money, but great gifts don’t always have to be expensive. In a past blog post, we discussed how everyone can lend a helping hand for the children and caregivers around them. The same concept applies to the holiday season. Sometimes, …

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Kempe and United Energy Trading Team Up to Distribute Toys

The Kempe Foundation understands that many children and families find the holidays difficult for various reasons including the costs associated with making positive holiday memories. Food costs, presents for children, and an increase in basic needs costs due to inflation all contribute to difficulties for families during the holiday season. Kempe’s focus remains improving the …

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Colorado Gives Day: How to make your fundraising page stand out!

What is a fundraising page? Think of Colorado Gives Day fundraising pages as creating your own personal page for friends and family to donate to an organization of your choice. If you choose, you can build one that funnels directly to the Kempe Foundation. Here are some tips to make your fundraising page stand out. …

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Caregiver Community: Discipline Thoughtfully

Why caregiver strategies are important According to the Centers For Disease Control (CDC), one of the ways child abuse can be prevented in our society is by enhancing “parenting skills to promote healthy child development” and by creating “behavioral parent training programs.” Child abuse can be prevented by good parenting strategies and caregiver methods. These …

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Kempe Visiting Gary Melton Professorship Recap & Videos

The Gary B. Melton Visiting Professorship series: The professorship series was created by the Kempe Center for the Prevention and Treatment of Child Abuse and Neglect at the University of Colorado and the Haruv Institute in Israel. The inaugural Gary B. Melton Visiting Professorship event took place over a 2 ½-day period from September 13 to …

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Caregiver Community: Focus on the Foundations

In a world filled with parenting books and TikTok moms sharing their best caregiver strategies, taking care of children can feel overwhelming. As caregivers, you might feel like you’re not helping enough, caring enough, or nurturing enough.   Even though these feelings are hard to grapple with, Dr. Nicole Beurkens, the world’s leading holistic child …

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