To Prevent the Abuse & Neglect of Kentucky’s Children through Advocacy, Awareness, Education and Training

Our Impact


Parents served through parent education


Individuals trained in preventing child abuse and neglect


Pinwheels distributed statewide


Prevention education materials distributed statewide

These numbers are reflective of our impact during April 1st – June 30th, 2022


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Created using the Donation Thermometer plugin$296,000Raised $189,291 towards the $296,000 target.$189,291Raised $189,291 towards the $296,000 target.64%

Our Goal



Prevent Child Abuse Kentucky is the leading statewide child abuse prevention organization. Our work assists all Kentuckians in recognizing their role in the collective responsibility of protecting children from all forms of abuse and neglect. From distributing educational materials, running awareness campaigns, training professionals working with children and advocating for policies benefitting families, we work every day to ensure Kentucky’s children grow and thrive in safe, healthy environments. YOU can join us in our fight. Help us reach our goal of preventing the abuse and neglect of Kentucky’s children by donating today! Donate To PCAK

Thank You To Our Donors

6th District Elementary School in Covington
Alan Sutherland
Alex Kuhl
Ana’Neicia Williams
Angela M. Call, P.S.C.
Ann Stuckenborg in Honor of Chief Michael R. Koenig
Amazon Smile
Bank of Jamestown
Bart Baldwin
Beacon Property
Benjamin Darby in Memory of Otto Kaak and Billie S. Abbles
Bikers Against Child Abuse
Bill and Dawn Smithwick
Bill Londrigan
Blue & Co., LLC
Bluegrass Junior Womens Club
Bryan McFarland
Bruce and Lisa Olson
Bruce Sizemore
Cabinet for Health & Human Services- Department for Community Based Services
Chasity Tuggle
Children’s Alliance
Child Victim’s Trust Fund
Corey Ann Howard Jackson in Memory of Barbara Ann Allen Howard
Cralle Foundation
Donald Fechner in honor of Stuart Thaman
Donors Contributing through IBM
Donors Contributing through Kroger
Dr. Benton Dammel
Dr. Erin Frazier
Dr. Robert Prichard
Electric Workers Local #369 I.B.E.W.
Elite Graphics
Emily Bandy
Forensic Fluids Laboratories, Inc.
Forest Edge Winery
Greater Louisville Building and Construction Trades Council, AFL-CIO
Greer Development
Harry Rothgerber in Honor of Jill Seyfred
Heine Brother’s Coffee
IBM Employee Services Center
Insulators Local 51
International Brotherhood of Boilermakers, Iron Ship Builders, Blacksmith, Forgers & Helpers Local #40
International Union of Operating Engineers
Jefferson Co. Sheriff Office
Jefferson County Teachers Association
Jeffrey Wiggins
Jennings Law Offices
Jeremy Murrell
Jessica Beal
Jessica Blevins
Jill Seyfred
John and Cathy Chowning
John Byron in memory of Lou Byron
Jonnisa Ferguson
Jordan Huizenga
Jordan Parker
Judge Pamela Goodwine
Kappa Delta-Alpha Xi
Kappa Delta- Beta Lambda
Kappa Delta-Delta Iota
Kappa Delta-Delta Omicron
Kappa Delta- Gamma Xi
Karlee Gong
Kathryn Vieth
Kelly Dauk
Kelly Davenport
Kendra Calhoun in Memory of Harold Calhoun
Kentucky Employees Charitable Campaign
Kentucky Horse Park
Kentucky State AFL-CIO
Kentucky Safety Prevention and Alignment Network (KSPAN)
Kevin Payton
Kroger Community Rewards Program
KY Employees Charitable Campaign
Kyle Thaman
KVC Behavioral Healthcare Kentucky, Inc.
Labor First LLC.
Laborers’ International Union of North America Local 576
Laborers’ International Union of North America Local 795
Laken Albrink
Laura Tipton in Honor of Judge Roger and Mrs. Patty Crittenden
Laurie Conkright
LBX Company LLC
Lea H. Fischback
LeAnn Magree
Leslie Beresford
LG&E, KU Foundation
Lillie Ruschell
Linda Cauble
Lizabeth Beresford
Louisville Slugger Museum
Mark Reynosa
Martin Jordan
Martha Comfort
Michael and Phillis Adams
Mike Robinson
Millwrights Local 1076
National Corvette Museum
National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
Network for Good
New Vista on behalf of Liz Moreland In Memory of Julia “Karol” Wilkins
Ohio Valley Health Care
Old North LLC
Oriental Trading Company
Perfect North Slopes
Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 502
Poppy & Pomelo
Ridge Behavioral Health
Ruth Huebner
Saltwater Woody
Scott M. Miller Attorney At Law
St. Elizabeth Healthcare
Steve Barger Consulting LLC
Stuart Thaman
Sunrise Children’s Services
SVN Stone Commercial Real Estate
Talon Winery
Teamsters Local Union No. 89
Teamsters Local Union No. 783
Teble Peterson
Terri Waller in Honor of Chief Michael R. Koenig
The Brook Hospital
The Cabinet for Health & Family Services
The Home of Opportunities and Dreams
The Honorable Order of the Kentucky Colonels
The Limestone Group (Jason Baird)
Thomas and Vicki Tobin
UK Healthcare
Ullico Management Company
United Automobile Workers- U.A.W. Ford Local 862
United Food & Commercial Workers Local 227
United Steelworkers District 8
Wicker Quinn Family Foundation
William and Dawn Smithwick
Williamstown Woman’s Club
Woodford County Woman’s Club
Working Strategies 2, LLC.
Zack and Jennifer Morris

PCAK Initiatives

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