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Christmas Box House. By: Milagros Uresk Chelsey Richards David Mitchell Tawny Jacobson Berto Perez Carla Knudson KerriAnn Hanks. Richard Paul Evens. 1993 Written with love for his 2 young daughters (at the time) No intention to publish or become a best seller

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Christmas box house

Christmas Box House

By:

Milagros Uresk

Chelsey Richards

David Mitchell

Tawny Jacobson

Berto Perez

Carla Knudson

KerriAnn Hanks


Richard paul evens

Richard Paul Evens

  • 1993

  • Written with love for his 2 young daughters (at the time)

  • No intention to publish or become a best seller

  • 20 copies were given to family and friends

  • Copies were passed around

  • Bookstores called for orders


The christmas box story

The Christmas Box Story

A Story of:

  • Parental love

  • Healing

  • Christmas

    A widow, Mary Parkins, influenced by past heartbreaks shares an important message, with Richard, a man who moved into Mary’s home with his wife and daughter as caretakers.


Mission statement

Mission Statement

The Christmas Box International, in partnership with local, national, and international communities and groups, provides assistance to prevent child abuse and services to improve the quality of life for children who have been abused or neglected.


Christmas box house international

Christmas Box House International

Christmas Box House

  • Founded by Richard Paul Evans

  • Spring of 1997

  • Organization devoted to:

    • Building Shelters

    • Providing services

    • 18- younger

  • Located in:

    • Salt Lake City, Utah

    • Ogden, Utah

    • Moab, Utah


Christmas box house

“The true miracle of The Christmas Box is in the thousands of spirits it has lifted and the hearts it has healed.”

-Mary Higgins Clark


Site video link

Site/Video Link

https://www.thechristmasboxhouse.org/

Every child deserves a childhood


Child abuse

Child Abuse

Types of Abuse:

  • Physical: Most recognizable forms of abuse

  • Emotional: Hardest form of abuse to identify

  • Sexual: Any misuse of a child for sexual pleasure or gratification


Neglect

Neglect

Neglect is the failure of a parent or guardian to provide proper and necessary care

Types of neglect:

  • Physical

  • Educational

  • Emotional

  • Medical


Signs of child abuse and neglect

Signs of Child Abuse and Neglect

Child Abuse

  • Physical

  • Behavior

    Neglect

  • Physical

  • Clothing

  • Behavior


Christmas box house

Imagine a world without children, how sad and dark those days could be. The joy of having children in our society may be something we take for granted. It’s our responsibilities as parents, neighbors and citizens to take care our children.


Child protective services cps

Child Protective Services(CPS)

  • Investigate received referrals

  • Classified by priority (risk/danger to child)

  • 3priority labels

    • “Priority 1: Immediate need of protection—face-to-face contact required within 60 minutes”

    • “Priority 2: Risk of physical evidence being lost—face-to-face contact required within 24 hours”

    • “Priority 3: Low risk to child—face-to-face contact required by midnight on the 3rd working day”


The need for christmas box house programs and social services expansion

The need for Christmas Box House programs and social services expansion.

If the capacity of places like the Christmas Box House wasn’t an issue, social workers would have a chance to investigate more cases. Also facilitating the children’s placement from the high risks cases, the social workers would have more time to follow up with the cases that at first look low risk but could potentially be just as bad.


Christmas box house

“Almost five children die every day as a result of child abuse. Approximately 80% are under the age of 4.”


Utah cases 2007

Utah Cases (2007)

  • received 35,000 referrals of suspected abuse

  • 20,000 cases opened for investigation

  • 12,000 were supported

  • 1,300 removed

  • 200 resulted termination of parental rights


Children in foster care

Children In Foster Care


Cost in homes vs foster cares

(Cost) In-Homes vs. Foster Cares


Foster care

Foster Care

  • Study in April 6, 2005

  • Children raised in Foster Homes are highly likely to develop PTSD


Abuse statistics

“30% of abused and neglected children will later abuse their own children, continuing the horrible cycle of abuse”.

Abuse Statistics


The cost of christmas

The Cost of Christmas

Money comes from

Money goes to

Clothing

Toys

Salaries

  • Grants

  • Contributions

  • Programs and Services

  • Membership fees and dues

  • Fundraisers

  • Donations

  • Volunteers


Christmas box house 2009

Christmas Box House, 2009


Volunteers the soul of the christmas box house

Volunteers: The Soul of The Christmas Box House


Volunteer process

Volunteer Process

On-going volunteer

  • Fill out a volunteer packet

    • Personal information forms

    • Background test

    • Criminal background check

    • Orientation attendance

    • Fee for $39.25 for any who lived out of the state or $15.00 for normal residents

  • Duties

    • Cooking

    • Craft planning

    • Games

    • Dance classes

    • Organizing and planning charity events


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One time volunteer

  • One page file

    • Agreeing to privacy rights

    • Contact person in charge of volunteers

      • Set day and time

  • Duties

    • Plan and supply everything needed for activity

      • Crafts

      • Games

      • Holiday parties

      • Sports clinics

      • Dance camps

      • Maintenance


P rograms

Programs

  • Focus on teaching children:

    • How to cope and talk about experiences

    • Express themselves

    • Hygiene

      • Bathing, dental work, etc..

    • Emotional

      • Music and Art therapy

      • Recreational therapy

      • Animal therapy


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Children cannot make it through these situations alone. They need volunteers to be their voice and stand up for them. Children need to be shown what it is like to love and to be loved.


Our greatest natural resource is the minds of our children walt disney

“Our greatest natural resource is the minds of our children”. -Walt Disney


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