Crisis Nursery Supporters Unite Against Child Abuse, Murder

Crisis Nursery Supporters Unite Against Child Abuse, Murder

North City Outreach Center playground dedication and press conference to address the recent increase of child abuse and murder cases, call for community action to save babies’ lives, and offer tips to keep kids safe

WHO: Saint Louis Crisis Nursery
WHAT: Playground Dedication and Press Conference
WHEN: 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 18 (Open House tours start at 10 a.m.)
WHERE: Crisis Nursery North City Outreach Center
2401 N. Grand, St. Louis, MO 63106
Media Opps: DiAnne Mueller, CEO, Crisis Nursery; Bill Siedhoff, director, City of St. Louis Department of Human Services; Chief Daniel Isom, St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department
Lewis Reed, president, St. Louis Board of Aldermen; Alderman Freeman Bosley Sr., Ward 3; Alderman Shane Cohn, Ward 25; Karen Evans, president, Crisis Nursery Board of Directors; Rev. Tim Cook; Father Gary Meier.

To schedule an interview, or for more information about Crisis Nursery programs, please contact Val Joyner, Crisis Nursery public relations manager, at 314.292.5570.

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The Saint Louis Crisis Nursery is committed to preventing child abuse and neglect by offering real help and real hope to families in crisis. The Crisis Nursery is an independent, not-for-profit agency providing short-term, safe havens to 7,000 children a year, birth through age 12, whose families are faced with an emergency or crisis. The Crisis Nursery provides care 24 hours a day, 365 days a year at five sites, serving families throughout the greater St. Louis, St. Charles, Southern Illinois and surrounding regions. Since 1986, the Crisis Nursery has cared for more than 74,000 children, and provided support and counseling to more than 88,500 families. For details, call (314) 292-5770 or visit For the Saint Louis Crisis Nursery 24-hour helpline, call (314) 768-3201. In St. Charles County, call (636) 947-0600.

Source: Crisi Nursery News


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