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News: 2016 Archive

Jules Boutique Holiday Fashion Show to benefit CAPS

November 10, 2016

Downtown Goshen boutique and salon will donate proceeds from annual holiday fashion show to CAPS.

#Build4Kids: On the ground floor

November 04, 2016

The first week of November brought an exciting development at the building site for the new Joy Rose Center: A concrete floor!

40 Years of CAPS: The Marohns made child abuse prevention their mission

October 31, 2016

Elkhart residents Bill and Elaine Marohn have a long history of helping out in the community, including their efforts to bring child abuse prevention to Elkhart County.

#Elktober is nearly over, but you can still vote!

October 28, 2016

Vote for the CAPS Purple Elk Challenge entry and support the fight against child abuse and domestic violence!

Be a Lifesaver at the Lifesaver Breakfast Nov. 10

October 03, 2016

CAPS's annual Lifesaver Breakfast event is coming up on Nov. 10 in downtown Elkhart.

40 Years of CAPS: Prudy Holzhausen wore many hats for early programs

September 30, 2016

Prudy Holzhausen volunteered to prevent child abuse in the 1970s, then became instrumental in recruiting other volunteers and supporters to the cause through the years.

The big machinery rolls into CAPS's backyard for the building project

September 19, 2016

Crews are transforming the landscape at CAPS's Elkhart office in preparation for the construction of the new Joy Rose Center.

40 Years of CAPS: Daryl Abbott leaves legacy of education and prevention

August 08, 2016

The first president and CEO of CAPS, Daryl Abbott, was instrumental in establishing child abuse prevention efforts in Elkhart County.

Point of View: Shaken baby cases are tragic and preventable

August 01, 2016

CAPS President/CEO Candy Yoder says most recent shaken baby incident in Elkhart reminds us that babies can be kept safe from harm through education on why babies cry and how to manage one's own anger.

CAPS marks 40 years of abuse prevention, announces plans for new Joy Rose Center!

June 15, 2016

The CAPS 40th Anniversary Celebration June 10 honored Ruth Gattman for her work to establish child abuse prevention 40 years ago and looked to the future with its Building For Kids Sake project.

CFAC Director shares her story of survival

April 08, 2016

Julie Reed grew up in an abusive household and learned, through faith and love, to help others who are enduring abuse find justice. You can watch her story.

What you can do to prevent child abuse in April

April 01, 2016

For National Child Abuse Prevention Month, CAPS CEO Candy Yoder and Juvenile Court Magistrate Deborah Domine have a challenge for you: Do something about child abuse and #RallyForChildren.

Join us to plant pinwheels and #RallyForChildren!

March 24, 2016

Come to the front lawn of CAPS at 4 p.m. March 30 to start National Child Abuse Prevention Month with a communitywide conversation on keeping kids safe.

Register now for the CAPS Superhero 5K!

January 04, 2016

Strap on your superhero cape and mask, and bring the family out to downtown Elkhart on April 16 for the second-annual CAPS Superhero 5K!