April isChild Abuse Prevention Month National Child Abuse Prevention Month, also known as Child Abuse Prevention Month in America, is an annual observance in the United States dedicated to raising awareness and preventing child abuse. April has been designated Child Abuse Prevention Month in the United States since 1983. Child abuse includes all types of abuse and neglect of a child under the age of 18 by a parent, caregiver, or another person in a custodial role (such as clergy, a coach, a teacher) that results in harm, potential for harm, or threat of harm to a child. Members-To read about this aspect of GFWC's Signature Project, go to pages 21-22 in the GFWC Club Manual.
The Women's Club of Pittsford is a member of GFWC New York, which is a member of the Middle Atlantic Region. MAR includes New York, Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. MAR is one of eight GFWC Regions.