23 Sep

Blue Sunday aims to brighten abused children’s Christmas

first_imgBy ESTEVAN MEDRANOPort Isabel-South Padre [email protected] Blue Sunday Child Abuse Prevention Initiative has been effective in helping communities meet the unique needs of young victims of abuse in South Texas for 20 years, hosting a number of programs year ‘round in collaboration with Child Protective Services.Blue Sunday has an international reach, but a bulk of its contributions is in Texas. The non-profit organization is currently working on multiple Christmas projects, one being to essentially provide an authentic Christmas celebration – decorations, meals, gifts – to some children in the Laguna Madre are who have lost everything.Want the whole story? Pick up a copy of the Port Isabel-South Padre Press, or subscribe to our E-Edition by clicking here. Share RelatedBlue Sunday: Bringing Christmas cheer to children of abuseBy PAMELA CODY Special to the PRESS Dee-Onda Ahadi’s screen name on social media could not be more descriptive of her personality: Abundance Grace. She has an ample supply of wit, humor and intelligence, and her generosity and compassion are boundless. That’s why the non-profit organization Blue Sunday is so…December 9, 2016In “News”Island hosts seminar on abused, exploited childrenBy ALLEY COWGILL Port Isabel-South Padre Press [email protected] According to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) there are over 200,000 missing children whose whereabouts are unknown. That statistic was only one of several discussed during a day-long seminar about abused and exploited children held at the Isla Grand…November 13, 2015In “News”Man gets 30 for sexual abusePRESS Staff Report Armando R. Villalobos, County and District Attorney for Cameron County, announces that Quelen Nolasco Herrera, 47, of Port Isabel, Texas, was sentenced to 30 years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice – Institutional Division for continuous sexual abuse of a young child, a first degree felony.…November 11, 2011In “News”last_img

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