City of Houston Mayor Annise Parker Proclaims The Thread Alliance Child Abuse Prevention Day

Jo-Carolyn Goode | 2/23/2015, 2:59 p.m.
Mayor Annise Parker has proclaimed April 2, 2015 as The Thread Alliance Child Abuse Prevention Day in Houston. The proclamation ...
Mayor Annise Parker

HOUSTON (February 23, 2015) - Mayor Annise Parker has proclaimed April 2, 2015 as The Thread Alliance Child Abuse Prevention Day in Houston. The proclamation recognizes The Thread Alliance's efforts to bring child abuse awareness to the forefront.

"All children deserve unconditional love and a childhood free of abuse," said Sheila Aron, founder of The Thread Alliance. It's The Thread Alliance's mission to provide the resources to prevent the cycle of child abuse."

The Thread Alliance, a non-profit organization founded by Sheila Aron, is dedicated to ending the cycle of child abuse. April is National Child Abuse Prevention month and in April 2015, The Thread Alliance will host the Blue Plate Special, its third annual citywide child abuse prevention awareness campaign encouraging Houstonians to take action against child abuse and towards healing. Local restaurants will support the campaign by offering a "blue plate special" and give a percentage to The Thread Alliance.

On Wednesday, April 1, 2015 join The Thread Alliance for a Blue Plate Special Kick-off Party at Brennan's of Houston, a Blue Plate Special participating restaurant, 5-7 p.m. The event will celebrate the proclamation of The Thread Alliance Child Abuse Prevention Day and start of the third annual Blue Plate Special.

For more information about The Thread Alliance, visit, www.thethreadalliance.org.

About The Thread Alliance

The Thread Alliance, a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization founded by Sheila Aron, is dedicated to ending the cycle of child abuse. The non-profit's mission is to bring child abuse awareness to the forefront and provide a central registry of local, state, and national resources for those seeking child abuse prevention, intervention, or treatment information and services. By increasing awareness and volunteerism through individual and community participation, The Thread Alliance strives to protect every child from cruelty and neglect and make child abuse a thing of the past.

The Blue Plate Special is The Thread Alliance's citywide public awareness and education campaign encouraging Houstonians to take action against child abuse and toward healing. Local restaurants support the cause by offering a "blue plate special" during the month of April, Child Abuse Prevention Month, and donating a percentage of the proceeds to The Thread Alliance.

Sheila Aron is also the author of I'm Glad I'm Me, Weaving the Thread of Love From Generation to Generation. The book is written with the conviction that how messages of love are communicated between parents and children can positively shape a child's personality, self-esteem, and - in later years - their approach to their own children.

For more information about The Thread Alliance visit, www.thethreadalliance.organd like us on Facebook. For more information about the Blue Plate Special visit, www.thethreadalliance.org/blue-plate-special/. For more information about I'm Glad I'm Me, Weaving the Thread of Love From Generation to Generation visit, www.sheilaaronbooks.com/.