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Exchange Club. Unity for Service. SERVICE. COMMUNITY. PREVENTION. YOUTH. AMERICANISM. CHILD ABUSE. The National Exchange Club Foundation. Established in 1979. Preventing child abuse through a network of Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Centers.

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Exchange club

Exchange Club

Unity for Service


SERVICE

COMMUNITY

PREVENTION

YOUTH

AMERICANISM

CHILD ABUSE


The national exchange club foundation
The National Exchange Club Foundation

  • Established in 1979.

  • Preventing child abuse through a network of Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Centers.

  • Over the last 25 years, the Foundation and its network have helped more than 545,000 families and 1.3 million children.


CAP Centers

  • 115 centers in 26 states.

  • Centers utilize the Parent Aide Program.

  • Last year, centers have reached more than 91,000 families and 318,000 children.


Fundraising

  • Program fund - used to underwrite the National Exchange Club program of service and its national project, child abuse prevention.

  • Endowment fund - principle is permanently invested and only interest earnings are used to support the programs of Exchange.


Parent Aide Program

  • Parent Aides are trained individuals who become role models for parents.

  • Teach parents to be more loving and responsible to their children.

  • Provide support and encouragement to parents.


Shaken Baby Syndrome

  • Vigorous shaking of a baby can cause bleeding inside the head and increased pressure on the brain.

  • Head trauma is the leading cause of disability among abused infants and children.

  • Educational materials available through Exchange.


Cyber Tipline

  • Sponsored by the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, FBI, U.S. Customs Service, and the U.S. Postal Service

  • 1-800-843-5678 (800-THE-LOST)

  • Help prevent incidents of sexual approaches or solicitations toward children on the internet.


Giveakidaflagtowave
GiveAKidAFlagToWave

  • 450,000 Flags given out each year.

  • Help spread the American spirit.

  • Great project for parades, holidays, special public events and other gatherings.

  • Flags available through Exchange headquarters.


Proudly we hail
Proudly We Hail

  • Honor those who display the American flag properly and regularly.

  • A great way to strengthen patriotism.

  • Good public relations opportunity.

  • Award plaques available from National Headquarters.


The freedom shrine
The Freedom Shrine

  • Developed from the 1947 Freedom Train exhibit.

  • Facsimiles of our nation’s historical documents.

  • Indoor or outdoor displays at schools, libraries, city halls and other public areas.

  • Can be held in conjunction with essay and speech contests.


One nation under god
One Nation Under God

  • Increase public appreciation of the important roles religious faith and freedom have played in our nation’s history.

  • Celebrated in November.

  • Invite members of the community, such as businesses and local civic group or church.


Get out the vote
Get Out the Vote

  • Educates and encourages citizens to register and vote in elections.

  • Organize a voter registration drive project.

  • Organize election day voter services, including staffing polls and general education.


Healing Fields

An impressive display of full-sized American flags in an outdoor setting. The flags can represent veterans, victims of child abuse, or other noteworthy causes.

Adopt-a-Unit

Send correspondence and care packages to troops overseas.

Flag retirement ceremony

Collect old or worn flags from the community and conduct a proper flag retirement ceremony.

Essay or speech contest

Hold a patriotism essay or speech contest. Have the winner read the essay or speech at a special club meeting.



A.C.E. Award

  • Accepting the Challenge of Excellence.

  • Recognizes high school students who have overcome great obstacles and are now eligible for graduation.

  • Recognizes students who are often overlooked for their accomplishments.


Young Citizenship Award

  • Recognizes students who work hard at being good citizens at home, at school, and in the community.

  • Encourages students to maintain a high standard of conduct.

  • Creates partnerships between schools and Exchange Clubs.


Youth of the Year

  • Honors outstanding students who excel in academics and leadership.

  • Club level winners compete at district level.

  • District level winners compete at the national level for a $10,000 scholarship.


EXCEL Clubs

  • Groups of high school students dedicated to improving their community through volunteerism.

  • Great way to develop valuable leadership and networking skills.

  • Sponsored and mentored by a local Exchange Club.


Book of golden deeds
Book of Golden Deeds

  • Recognizes volunteers who dedicate their time and talents to bettering their communities.

  • Easy to implement and a great way to promote Exchange within your community.

  • Not limited to a single individual; can be awarded to groups.


Crime and fire prevention
Crime and Fire Prevention

  • Wide array of activities, such as Officer/Firefighter of the Year, Child ID/Fingerprinting, My Day in Court, and distributing smoke detectors.

  • Observed in month of October.

  • Partnerships with local Police and Fire Departments, schools, and courts.


Service to seniors
Service to Seniors

Service to Seniors

  • Helping seniors lead full, productive lives.

  • Wide variety of projects can be done, including Adopt-a-Grandparent, Nursing Home Visits, and Meals on Wheels.

  • Helping seniors lead full, productive lives.

  • Wide variety of projects, including Adopt-a-Grandparent, Nursing Home Visits, and Meals on Wheels.


Family days
Family Days

  • Fosters greater appreciation of family living among our communities.

  • A special gathering to which all club members and their families are invited.

  • Events can include special contests that allow families to work together for a common cause.


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