One in ten children are sexually abused.

If hearing this sad reality makes you want to help, you’re in the right place.

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. Help close out a month of action and advocacy by joining the Be The Shield Host Committee for the Beau Biden Foundation’s inaugural Child Abuse Prevention Month reception – Speak Out: An Evening to End Child Abuse.

Here’s what you need to know about the reception.

Where: The Barn at Hagley (298 Buck Road, Wilmington, DE 19807)
When: Thursday, June 25, 2020. 5:30 – 8:00 pm
Host Committee: Sissy & Bob Aerenson, Dr. Kim & Bill Allen, Dr. Tony Allen,
Suzanne Ashley & Nicolas Jafarieh, Samantha & Adam Balick, Hallie Biden, Marsha & Dr. Howard Borin,
Helen & Dr. Tim Boulos, Beverly Bove, Lea Carpenter & Elliot Ackerman, Annie & Sen. Chris Coons,
Regis de Ramel, Amish & Payal Desai, Faith & Rick DiLiberto, Arnie Dunn, Dr. Theresa & Stephen Esmond,
Marilyn & Louis Freeh, Suzanne & Stuart Grant, Rep. Krista & Ted Griffith, Palash & Payal Gupta,
Patricia & Greg Gurev, Martina & Peter Hayward, Susan & Stephen Herrmann, Gary Hindes,
Jacqueline & Michael Hochman, Carolyn & Neil Hockstein, Hilary & Robert Hoopes,
Karen & Dr. Matthew Keller, Alexandra & Roger Kirtley, Sarah & Andy Lubin, Carla & Gov. Jack Markell,
Sally & David McBride, Megan & Brian McGlinchey, Ann & Mel Monzack, Karen & Brian Moore,
Rep. Lisa Blunt Rochester, Laura & Ralph Rossi, JoAnn & Fred Sears, Michelle & David Shepherd,
Renee Singer, Janice & Barry Spector, Dr. Regina & Mark Turner,
Lexie Vadas, Jane & Gen. Frank Vavala, Joyce & Larry Zutz
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Reception includes heavy hors d’oeuvres, an open bar and one of the best silent auctions in Delaware.

The power to stop child sexual abuse is in your hands. You can be a hero.

Generous donors – people like you – power the work we do. Thousands of vulnerable children and their families rely on the generosity of people like you to fund child abuse prevention trainings for their teachers, mentors and camp counselors.

Beau believed children deserve to grow and thrive in a world safe from abuse. You can make his dream a reality by joining the Be The Shield Host Committee for Speak Out by using the form below.