News Articles – 2020

The Bradford Era: Title Identifying child abuse and neglect in virtual situations

September 19, 2020

http://www.bradfordera.com/news/local/identifying-child-abuse-and-neglect-in-virtual-situations/article_c688e16c-115d-5eda-947c-6556459e6185.html

The Pottstown Mercury: Coatesville organization scores COVID recovery grant

September 11, 2020

https://www.pottsmerc.com/news/coronavirus/coatesville-organization-scores-covid-recovery-grant/article_e0688c9c-e2e2-5108-848c-81bce5e0b303.html

WHTM-TV: Dauphin County Commissioners to host virtual forum on child abuse

September 10, 2020

https://www.abc27.com/community/dauphin-county-commissioners-to-host-virtual-forum-on-child-abuse/

WHTM-TV: Friends and family remember, celebrate life of Kyan King

September 9, 2020

https://www.abc27.com/community/friends-and-family-remember-celebrate-life-of-kyan-king/

Harrisburg Patriot News: Dauphin County to hold virtual forum on child abuse and sex trafficking

September 8, 2020

https://www.pennlive.com/news/2020/09/dauphin-county-to-hold-virtual-forum-on-child-abuse-and-sex-trafficking.html

WPMT-TV: Honoring the unsung heroes of the pandemic – A salute to people who inspire and serve

https://www.fox43.com/article/news/honoring-the-unsung-heroes-of-the-pandemic/521-8c6d62fc-faee-4b54-87d7-12cde35a348c

WGAL-TV: PA Newsmakers: PFSA CEO Angela Liddle Discusses Issues Facing Schools and Families

August 2, 2020

https://www.newsmakerstv.com/shows/minimum-wage-schools-opening-and-2020-election.html

WISR-FM:  ‘Front Porch Project’ To Focus On Child Abuse

June 29, 2020

https://butlerradio.com/front-porch-project-to-focus-on-child-abuse/

WITF-FM: Smart Talk: Child abuse reports down during pandemic

June 26, 2020

https://www.witf.org/2020/06/25/smart-talk-friday-attorney-general-shapiro-on-police-reforms-fracking-child-abuse-child-abuse-reports-down-during-pandemic/

ABC 27 : As part of the Day of Giving, Weis Markets Donates $10,000 to Pa Family Support to help #ProtectPAKids

November 30, 2020

https://www.abc27.com/good-day-pa/weis-markets-to-host-day-of-giving/

Sunbury Daily Item: Weis Markets generates $160K for Giving Tuesday and Gives $10,000 to Pa Family Support Alliance

December 8, 2020

https://www.dailyitem.com/weis-markets-generates-160k-for-giving-tuesday/article_83771d85-82c2-57c7-8d7f-38c713096bed.html

Sunbury Daily Item: Weis Markets Gives $10,000 to Pa Family Support Alliance as part of Giving Tuesday

December 7, 2020

https://www.dailyitem.com/news/weis-markets-stores-customers-donate-160-000-on-giving-tuesday/article_995bf976-38c5-11eb-a5fd-0b16a1da43eb.html

Cumberland Times News: Weis Markets generate donations for nonprofits, including Pa Family Support Alliance:

December 7, 2020

https://www.times-news.com/news/business/weis-markets-generate-donations-for-nonprofits/article_b14ba786-38c8-11eb-9d04-57067e5cd05a.html

WHP-TV: Project PA | Child experts fear pandemic could lead to rise in child abuse

March 31, 2020

https://local21news.com/news/project-pa/project-pa-child-experts-fear-pandemic-could-lead-to-rise-in-child-abuse

Harrisburg Patriot News: Child welfare services worry about kids who have gone off the grid during coronavirus pandemic

April 1, 2020

https://www.pennlive.com/news/2020/04/child-welfare-services-worry-about-kids-who-have-gone-off-the-grid-during-coronavirus-pandemic.html

The Pennsylvania Post (PAPost):  Child welfare services worry about kids who have gone off the grid during coronavirus pandemic

April 1, 2020

https://papost.org/2020/04/01/child-welfare-services-worry-about-kids-who-have-gone-off-the-grid-during-coronavirus-pandemic/

WSKG-FM: Child welfare services worry about kids who have gone off the grid during coronavirus pandemic

April 3, 2020

https://wskg.org/news/child-welfare-services-worry-about-kids-who-went-off-the-grid-during-coronavirus-pandemic/

WHTM-TV: Child abuse a cause for concern during stay-at-home order

April 10, 2020

https://www.abc27.com/news/pennsylvania/child-abuse-a-cause-for-concern-during-stay-at-home-order/

ABC National News: Children may be at an increased risk for abuse and neglect in quarantine: Experts say “When there is incredible stress, there is a higher risk for potential abuse.”

April 14, 2020

Link: https://abcnews.go.com/Health/children-increased-risk-abuse-neglect-quarantine-experts/story?id=70041839

North Central PA News:  Child advocates are concerned about child abuse going undetected during pandemic

April 14, 2020

https://www.northcentralpa.com/life/covid-19_updates/child-advocates-concerned-about-child-abuse-going-undetected-during-pandemic/article_9f8505b8-7d22-11ea-846c-0b886f395f96.html

GANT Daily News: Pennsylvanians Urged to Help Report Child Abuse Amidst COVID-19 Public Health Crisis

April 15, 2020

https://gantdaily.com/2020/04/15/pennsylvanians-urged-to-help-report-child-abuse-amidst-covid-19-public-health-crisis/

The Butler Eagle: Residents asked to look for signs of child abuse: Schools close, reports drop

April 16, 2020

http://www.butlereagle.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20200416/NEWS01/704169993/-1/news01

WPXI-TV:  COVID-19 Updates: Human Services Secretary encourages Pennsylvanians to report child abuse

April 16, 2020

https://www.wpxi.com/news/top-stories/live-updates-coronavirus-pennsylvania-what-you-need-know-wednesday/U4HHSLT325BBNKEPAPQAF6BMLE/

Johnstown Tribune-Democrat: With schools closed, abuse hotline tips drop 50 percent

April 16, 2020

https://www.tribdem.com/coronavirus/with-schools-closed-abuse-hotline-tips-drop-50-percent/article_656d364a-7f73-11ea-ba2a-9fad0f79613b.html

Sunbury Daily Item: With schools closed, abuse hotline tips drop 50 percent

April 16, 2020

https://www.dailyitem.com/pennsylvania/news/with-schools-closed-abuse-hotline-tips-drop-50-percent/article_f005bae4-0c9c-5f2c-b03e-9ffe69ba8ee4.html

My Chester County News: Human Services Secretary Encourages All Pennsylvanians to Help Report Child Abuse Amidst COVID-19 Public Health Crisis

April 16, 2020

https://www.mychesco.com/a/news/society/childrens-issues/human-services-secretary-encourages-all-pennsylvanians-to-help-report-child-abuse-amidst-covid-19-public-health-crisis/

New Castle News: State offers ways to report child abuse

April 17, 2020

https://www.ncnewsonline.com/news/local_news/state-offers-ways-to-report-child-abuse/article_833c99f2-7e58-5370-bf82-b1e82ac3f4d1.html

Harrisburg Patriot News: Calls to Pa. child abuse hotline plummet in pandemic

April 17, 2020

https://www.pennlive.com/news/2020/04/calls-to-pa-child-abuse-hotline-plunge-in-pandemic.html

The Corry Journal: Report child abuse during COVID-19 public health crisis

April 18, 2020

http://www.thecorryjournal.com/news/article_8d40b8fc-8173-11ea-bd36-270c2382988a.html

North Central PA News: Pa Family Support Alliance and  the Pa Dept. of Human Services: Remain vigilant during Child Abuse Prevention Month

April 18, 2020

https://www.northcentralpa.com/news/dept-of-human-services-remain-vigilant-during-child-abuse-prevention-month/article_678bef18-7fb2-11ea-b13c-d7ac57b3860c.html

The Uniontown Herald Standard: All are being asked to know how to spot and report child abuse in the age of COVID-19

April 22, 2020

https://www.heraldstandard.com/news/covid-19/all-are-being-asked-to-know-how-to-spot-and-report-child-abuse-in-the/article_908a4832-7f54-11ea-8bce-270a46613a53.html

KDKA-TV: Kidsburgh: Experts Say Child Abuse Numbers Are Likely Higher Than Normal During Coronavirus Outbreak

April 23, 2020

https://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2020/04/23/kidsburgh-experts-say-child-abuse-numbers-are-likely-higher-than-normal-during-coronavirus-outbreak/

WESB-FM: Pa Family Support Alliance Urging Pennsylvanians to Report Child Abuse

April 26, 2020

https://wesb.com/2020/04/16/70567/

Allentown Morning Call: Hometown Heroes: Free books in kids’ hands mean more eyes on vulnerable children in the Lehigh Valley during coronavirus pandemic

May 2, 2020

https://www.mcall.com/news/local/heroes/mc-nws-hometown-heroes-lehigh-county-children-and-youth-book-giveaway-20200502-4vze5jv4rzau5m2wt6wc5wi3ta-story.html

KDKA Radio:  Interview on the Statute of Limitations Bill Signing

November 27, 2019

https://kdkaradio.radio.com/media/audio-channel/angela-liddle-president-and-ceo-pennsylvania-family-support-alliance

Johnstown Tribune-Democrat: Wolf signs reforms to help future child sex abuse victims

November 27, 2019

https://www.tribdem.com/news/wolf-signs-reforms-to-help-future-child-sex-abuse-victims/article_c83549f2-1773-5a8c-896e-e57abfa42950.html

Meadville Tribune: Wolf signs reforms to help future child sex abuse victims

November 27, 2019

https://www.meadvilletribune.com/news/wolf-signs-reforms-to-help-future-child-sex-abuse-victims/article_10c08522-9d81-5bfe-ae30-27f947a1fff5.html

The Sharon Herald: Laws would expand opportunities for criminal prosecutions civil suits

November 27, 2019

https://www.sharonherald.com/news/wolf-signs-reforms-to-help-future-child-sex-abuse-victims/article_0e1f470e-10cc-11ea-894b-fb4347735e75.html

Sunbury Daily Item: Wolf signs reforms to help future child sex abuse victims

December 2, 2019

https://www.dailyitem.com/news/wolf-signs-reforms-to-help-future-child-sex-abuse-victims/article_d4350a49-7a6a-530c-8d64-514d8a55bff0.html

New Castle News: Wolf signs reforms to help future child sex abuse victims

December 5, 2019

https://www.ncnewsonline.com/news/local_news/wolf-signs-reformsto-help-future-child-sex-abuse-victims/article_895df7ed-f695-5dec-854a-9bdcbfa68805.html

The Carlisle Sentinel: Mandated sexual abuse reporting

December 23, 2019

https://cumberlink.com/news/local/no-mandated-sexual-abuse-reporting/collection_596f6914-2292-11ea-9215-634ec74a951c.html

Harrisburg Patriot News: How to Help Local Non-profits

December 19, 2019

https://www.pennlive.com/life-and-culture/g66l-2019/11/b07fde5e739828/pennlives-2019-wish-list-here-are-the-nonprofits-that-need-your-help.html

The Bradford Era: Nominations open for 2020 PA Blue Ribbon Champions for Safe Kids

January 23, 2020

http://www.bradfordera.com/bradford/nominations-open-for-pa-blue-ribbon-champions-for-safe-kids/article_d7657dda-d331-5b2b-b06d-59e75ededc1a.html

The Butler Eagle: Nominations open to honor those who protect children

January 26, 2020

http://www.butlereagle.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20200125/NEWS01/701259988/-1/News

Ellwood City Ledger: Nominees sought for child safety award

January 29, 2020

https://www.ellwoodcityledger.com/news/20200129/nominees-sought-for-child-safety-award

The Daily American: The PA Blue Ribbon Champions Awards honor professionals 
and everyday heroes who #ProtectPAKids from abuse.

February 2, 2020

https://www.dailyamerican.com/news/local/somerset/the-pa-blue-ribbon-champions-awards-honor-professionals-and-everyday/article_19d8883c-b6ab-5b35-b06a-b9f22538a5df.html

The Altoona Mirror: Nominations needed for 2020 Champions for Safe Kids Awards: Winners will be announced during Child Abuse Prevention Month in April

February 6, 2020

https://www.altoonamirror.com/life/community/2020/02/nominations-needed-for-2020-champions-for-safe-kids-awards/

The Doylestown Intelligencer: Op-ed by Haven Evans: Preventing inappropriate relationships between students and teachers

March 20, 2020

https://www.theintell.com/opinion/20200320/guest-opinion-preventing-inappropriate-relationships-between-students-and-teachers/1

WJAC-TV: Can’t we all get along? Tips for keeping families from getting overwhelmed while homebound

March 25, 2020

https://wjactv.com/news/coronavirus/cant-we-all-get-along-tips-for-keeping-families-from-getting-overwhelmed-while-homebound

WITF-FM – Smart Talk: The coronavirus on Smart Talk Thursday: School continuity plans, rural Pa disparities and watching for child abuse

March 26, 2020

https://www.witf.org/2020/03/26/the-coronavirus-on-smart-talk-thursday-school-continuity-plans-rural-pa-disparities-and-watching-for-child-abuse/

Laure Highlands Live (WTNJ-FM): Child Abuse Prevention during Child Abuse Prevention Month and COVID-19

March 30, 2020

https://drive.google.com/file/d/12wttm_Ybb64V5GKTuk2RcCUDgpA3VrqG/view

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