Miles For Smiles Survivor’s Walk

The Miles For Smiles Survivor’s walk is a 4 km walk for child abuse survivors.  The walk represents life after abuse as we realize we are stronger together, we are never alone and we ARE survivors – in every sense of the word. We invite survivors along with friends, parents,...
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How childhood trauma can have a life-long impact on health

A history of childhood trauma can affect the mental health of adults. But what is less well-recognized, even by doctors, is the link to physical health. Childhood trauma raises the risk of everything from diabetes to lung cancer to heart disease. Those who endured a high level of...
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Miles For Smiles Celebrates growth in Community Walks.

2017 brought another successful Miles For Smiles Walk in St. John’s and in addition this year walks were held in the following communities: New: Marsystown – Organized by Conetta Wakely and Wally Pittman Halifax – 2nd year, organized by Cathy McDonald St....
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Christopher Reeves

September 25, 1952 – October 10, 2004 He once played a man who could fly. Christopher Reeve demonstrated a rare ability that exceeds the speed of flight. Christopher learned to live outside his body in a way that few people have the strength or courage to do. All of us are,...
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Apil 2017 Proclaimed Child Abuse Prevention Month in Newfoundland & Labrador

Education Minister, Dale Kirby, and Justice Minister, Andrew Parsons, proclaim April Child Abuse Prevention Month in the Province of Newfoundland & Labrador. On hand for the signing were members of the Miles For Smiles Foundation; Jillian Hammond, Jessica Holmes, Randall...
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Justice Canada Excellence in Victim Services Award Nomination

Bev Moore Davis of St John’s, NL, has been nominated for the Justice Canada Excellence in Victim Service Award. This award is a way for the Government of Canada to recognize an exceptional individual who has empowered victims and survivors of crime, inspired service...
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Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Training

The Miles For Smiles Foundation offers training in Child Sexual Abuse Prevention. Our Facilitators are trained through the Darkness to Light Stewards of Children Program. Stewards of Children is an evidence-informed program that teaches adults how to prevent, recognize, and react...
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4th Annual Miles For Smiles Walk

The 2016 Miles For Smiles Walk took place in Bowring Park, St. John’s, on Sunday, April 24/16 and was a huge success. The beautiful weather brought lots of supporters to the park for the 4th annual event. Musical entertainment included the very talented Kimberley Lilly,...
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