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Investing In Escape

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Investing In Escape

Seeking Philanthropic Foundations, Corporation and Individual Philanthropists! Escape’s high ranking “Forever Families Program” hails that every dollar raised goes directly into youth programs and child abuse prevention efforts. If your looking for a program with a high success rate, impacts the community, is cost effective, and works to reduce foster care by 50%, then look no further!

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Timeline

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Timeline

Escape’s history starts with a vision, hard work and perseverance! In 1979 the National Exchange Club adopted “The Prevention of Child Abuse” as it’s national service project and challenges the membership to create CAP(Child Abuse Prevention) centers. Across the country Exchange Clubs picked up the call to service and Salem Oregon was no exception.

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Escape Premise

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Escape Premise

  The Forever Families Program (FFP) for Child Abuse Prevention premise: Abuse, neglect and negative childhood experiences can be prevented! Families can be permanent, safe, effective support for their children. “Entrainment” is a simple natural basis for transferring positive aptitudes and behavior from one person to another.  Seven Critical aptitudes are transferred: positive community relationships, value of the family, developmental capability, trust, empowering one’s self and family, hope, and meaning of one’s life. “The...

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Community Connection Map

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Community Connection Map

Image…every child and youth in every neighborhood grows up in a safe, stable, nurturing home, enjoys good health, suceeds in school, and goes on to financial self-sufficiency. Escape’s “Forever Families Program” works toward this goal! Check out the community connection map to see how Escape & the Forever Families Program fits into the community, strengthing the five protective factors!

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Financials

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Financials

Financial responsibility and transparency are values Escape holds dear. 100% of our revenue goes directly into supporting our child abuse prevention program and other projects for youth, with no administrative costs (all volunteer), an impressive fact that few charities can boast!  Included here is our financial data in pie chart form & spreadsheet, links to publication 78, our IRS 990 form and Escape board info.

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Research

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Research

Research: Studious inquiry or examination; especially : investigation or experimentation aimed at the discovery and interpretation of facts, revision of accepted theories or laws in the light of new facts, or practical application of such new or revised theories or laws. Research studies on parent aid programs date from 1979 to the present. Evidence from these studies, as to success of parent aid programs, continue to build.

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Impact Statement

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Impact Statement

Effort for the sake of effort accomplishes little!  An impact statements importance, is to the organizations outlook or view from the inside of a program, which provides key information, as to what is viewed as successful within the community. Escape’s “Forever Families Program” for the prevention of child abuse impacts our community in many different ways.

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ACE Awards

Posted by on Feb 26, 2013 in Events | 0 comments

ACE Awards

The A.C.E. (Accepting the Challenge of Excellence) Award recognizes high school students who have had to overcome great physical, emotional, or social obstacles and are now eligible for high school graduation. This program especially recognizes students who have made a dramatic change in their attitude and performance during their high school years. These changes have enabled the students to overcome adversities and prepare for graduation. Clubs may also submit their top A.C.E. Award winner to the district competition. Local winners receive a...

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Foster Family Picnic

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Foster Family Picnic

The Foster Family Picnic, the brain child of Ed Hallett, began in 2005. The event has evolved and change locations several times since its meager beginnings. Today the event has grown in purpose, size and effect, and is currently held at the Oregon State Fairgrounds. However the basic idea remains the same, which is to let the Foster Families know how much the community appreciates what they do!

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ESCAPE Pumpkin Patch Outing

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ESCAPE Pumpkin Patch Outing

October! Halloween! What FUN! Unless your homeless. As a project for Youth, the Exchange Clubs of Salem provides, free of charge, a pumpkin patch outing for the families from the “Forever Families” child abuse prevention program operated by Escape (Exchange Sponsored Child Abuse Prevention Effort). The morning begins as club members transport the families to the pumpkin patch. At the pumpkin patch the kids have the opportunity to go on hay rides, wind through corn mazes, climb on a hay fort and of course run among the pumpkins and...

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