Adults – Aunts, uncles, grandparents, family friends, teachers, coaches, etc.. – it is our responsibility to protect children. If we suspect a child/children are living in abusive homes, we should make efforts to reach out to them. Children carry enough weight on their little shoulders, they don’t need the burden [ … ]
Families across the metro region had a special visitor this weekend as the Easter Bunny hopped its way through St. John’s, bringing smiles to the faces of many children and adults alike. Bev Moore-Davis, founder of the Miles for Smiles Foundation and Easter Bunny helper, says they received over 1,300 [ … ]
Take Back the Night 2019
April is Proclaimed Child Abuse Prevention Month in Newfoundland & Labrador. On hand for the signing (front, L-R) Al Hawkins – Minister of Education Bev Moore Davis – Miles For Smiles Foundation Andrew Parsons – Minister of Justice (Back, L-R) Connie Pike, Val Barter, Tracey Penney, Jessica Moriarity, Meaghan Brooker [ … ]
The blue building symbolizes the combined efforts of the Provincial Government and the Miles For Smiles Foundation. Child Abuse Prevention is a community responsibility and we all have a role to play in protecting our children. When a case of child abuse makes it to the news we are shocked [ … ]
For the third consecutive year, April (2018) has been Proclaimed Child Abuse Prevention Month in Newfoundland & Labrador. On hand for the signing (front, L-R) Minister Andrew Parsons – Justice and Public Safety Bev Moore Davis – Miles For Smiles Foundation Minister Dale Kirby – Education and Early Childhood Development (Back, L-R) [ … ]
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 Wheeler, Tracey Penney and Bev Moore Davis.
A video commemorating the first Miles For Smiles Walk in St. John’s was produced by Gerry Carew and features ‘Be a Voice” by singer/songwriter Yvonne Goss from North Carolina. Yvonne, a victim of childhood abuse, wrote and recorded this heartwarming song to encourage us all to be the voice. In an [ … ]