Special Events

Throughout the year, the Center for Prevention of Abuse participates in and hosts a variety of special events and fundraisers. We invite you to mark your calendars, join us, and help us build a safe and peaceful community. All funds raised stay local and go directly toward client services.

Check back here to stay up-to-date with special events. If you are interested in volunteering at any special events, please click here.

Adopt Our Families

Each year, generous members of our community purchase gifts for families that we serve who are in need. A “family” might be a single young person, a senior, a parent and children, or other. As a donor, you can indicate the size of family you’d like to purchase gifts for. These gifts may be the only ones that our families get during the holiday season and our clients are truly so grateful. If you want to help, but don’t want to adopt a family, please consider donating items from our General Wish List here. If interested in participating, please contact Celsy Young by Friday, November 8 at cyoung@centerforpreventionofabuse.org or call 309-691-0551 ext. 237.

4/1-2, 2020, Light 2020: A Multistate Educational Conference on Human Trafficking

The Center for Prevention of Abuse is proud to host Light 2020: A Multistate Educational Conference on Human Trafficking on April 1-2, 2020 at the Par-A-Dice Hotel Casino in East Peoria, Illinois. Light 2020 aims to bring together experts, service providers, educators, and stakeholders in Illinois and surrounding states to shine a light on human trafficking in the United States and share best practices, innovative campaigns and technology, preventative efforts and measures, and survivor care and strategies to help prevent, combat, and respond to the human trafficking crisis. Light 2020 is now accepting proposal submissions for presenters, exhibitors/vendors, and event sponsors. Please click here for more details and information.

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