Chuck Donaghe, a volunteer for Eckerd's Project Bridge Transitional Services, was honored this week as part of Bay News 9's local news series Everyday Heroes.
Connecticut's Department of Children and Families is partnering with Eckerd as part of a statewide campaign to help put an end to preventable infant death. Eckerd Rapid Safety Feedback® identifies risk factors in homes that currently have open cases with DCF.
Florida Governor Rick Scott proposed nearly $80 million of the budget go to the Department of Children and Families, with a focus on the agency’s number one priority — improving child safety and eliminating preventable child deaths.
Eckerd Rapid Safety Feedback® is getting national attention, including from a new commission set up by Congress to help eliminate abuse and neglect deaths. However, Eckerd's Ron Zychowski warns that there will never be a silver bullet.
Transgender homeless youth recently spoke on a panel to discuss their challenges in finding services and safe shelter in the more rural parts of Western North Carolina. Providers including Trinity Place Youth Shelter, ran by CARING for Children, were in attendance.
Former Tampa Bay Buccaneers player Michael Clayton is giving back to the community, one home at a time. Partnering with Eckerd Community Alternatives, Camelot Community Care and Generation Next Foundation, he is helping young adults in the Tampa Bay transitioning out of foster care with a place to live.
In this multi-part investigation by Austin American-Statesmen Eckerd’s Chief of Quality and Program Performance talks about Eckerd Rapid Safety Feedback® as an innovative tool to reduce child fatalities in the state of Texas.
Tommy Henderson with Eckerd's Project Bridge was recently interviewed on 101.5 in Miami to discuss the program and to recruit listeners as mentors, volunteers and donors.
Sisters of Mercy of North Carolina Foundation announced grant awards totaling over $1.8 million to 42 nonprofit organizations Monday. Several charities in Western North Carolina made the cut, including CARING for Children, an Eckerd program.
The Christmas and holiday season was made much brighter because, on bikes with the Wiregrass Ranch Foundation, Eckerd and The Shops at Wiregrass to donated 500 bikes and helped distribute them to children in foster care in the Tampa Bay area.