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Brighter Futures

begin with you, help Chicago’s children by donating to Mercy Home!

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It Begins With You

You can help create a brighter future for Chicago’s children by supporting Mercy Home’s March for Kids this month.

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There are only a few hours left to help out families affected by the COVID-19 crisis. Gifts made today will be matched.

#GivingTuesdayNow is almost over. Only a few hours left to help our families affected by the COVID-19 crisis. Gifts made today will be matched up to $50,000 thanks to the generosity of a dedicated group of employees at William Blair and its matching gifts program.

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Brighter Futures

begin with you, help Chicago’s children by donating to Mercy Home!

Support March For Kids

It Begins With You

You can help create a brighter future for Chicago’s children by supporting Mercy Home’s March for Kids this month.

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Hechos Sobre Abuso y Negligencia de Niños

Hechos Sobre Abuso y Negligencia de Niños

Statistics on Child Abuse and Neglect

The following national child abuse statistics from Childhelp and DOSOMETHING.org present facts on how abused youth in the United States are affected by violence and maltreatment:

3,000,000

Annual reports of child abuse in the U.S.

2/3

Incidents of abuse go unreported.

5 / day

Number of deaths due to abuse

59%

Percentage of abuse that is neglect

10 seconds

How often abuse is reported.

Child abuse occurs across all socioeconomic levels, ethnic and cultural lines, and religions and education levels.

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Types of Child Abuse

All types of abuse are damaging. Even if less physically noticeable, they still bear scars and require intervention to protect a child’s life.

Signs of Child Abuse

If you see any of the following behavior in children, it may be a sign of abuse

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