Did You Know

  • Every day 3 children in the U.S. die from neglect, abandonment, physical assault or battering? 
  • Every 47 seconds a child in the U.S. is abused or neglected? LGirl
  • Every 2 minutes a child in the U.S. is molested? 
  • Child abuse is the number one killer of preschool children? 
  • A child in America dies every 6 hours due to child abuse? 
  • 75 - 80% of sexually abused children are abused by family members? 
  • Each day in Butler County, there are approximately 4 referrals to authorities reporting abuse and neglect of children. 
  • In Butler County, there are over 1,500 children involved in abuse and neglect court proceedings. 
  • During 2014 CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) volunteers attended 206 court hearings advocating for abused and neglected children? 
  • Since 1988, PARACHUTE has trained 470 CASA volunteers to help abused children? 
  • CASA volunteers have donated over 141,000 hours looking out for the best interests of 1,761 abused or neglected children? 
  • In Ohio alone there are over 2,233 CASA volunteers making a difference for nearly 7,446 abused and neglected children? 
  • You can help abused and neglected children by becoming a CASA volunteer?