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September 2020

Identifying signs of child abuse and the steps for reporting it; ways you can support the Tree House. Read More

August 2020

Preparing For the Fall 2020 School Year; Create a positivie environment for online learning; Our Back-To-School fundraiser. Read More

July 2020

Safety measures to follow while socializing with friends; talking to Young Children About Race and Racism. Read More

May 2020

The Month of May is Mental Health Awareness Month— resources in Montgomery county available to help children and adolescents; be alert for child abuse during the COVID-19 crisis. Read More

March 2020 

Please consider a donation, so we can help assist families who are devastatingly in need during this health crisis; with regret, the Tree House CAC announces the cancellation of The Tree House Tour de Cookie. Read More 

February 2020

Introducing The Tree House’s New Transitional Trauma Therapy Team. Read More

January 2020

December Holiday Drive success! Plus Registration for Tour de Cookie is now open! Read More

November 2019

All of us at The Tree House CAC would like to thank all of you for your support this year. Read More

October 2019

Halloween Safety tips to ensure all our little witches, ghosts, and vampires SAFELY enjoy their trick or treat fun. Read More

August 2019

A Record Breaking Year for The 2019 Tree House Tour de Cookie, and more. Read More

April 2019

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, Tree House Tour de Cookie Updates, and more. Read More

February 2019

Report Cards and Child Abuse, Tree House Tour de Cookie: Montgomery County’s Sweetest Ride, and more. Read More

December 2018

Holiday Drive was a Great Success, Tree House Tour de Cookie Registration is OPEN, Sign up for our Tour. Read More

November 2018

New Beginnings, Our Annual Report is Out, Grants, Concerts, Donation Drives, and more. Read More

September 2018

Why Children Don’t Report Sexual Abuse, Community Kindness, Upcoming Events, and Tree House Tour de Cookie Committees Forming, and more. Read More

August 2018

When a Predator is Discovered in the Community: What Should A Parent do?; Grant Announcements; Shake Shack Partnership; Staff Spotlight: Nina Blecher- Director of Community Partnerships; and more. Read More

June 2018

What Comes After the Trauma of Separation?, Recent Grant Awards, The Tree House Tour de Cookie: Another Outstanding Year!, Staff Spotlight: Pamela Bravo- Victim Advocate, and more. Read More

April 2018

Explaining Child Advocacy Centers, The Tree House Tour de Cookie is Just Around the Corner, and more! Read More

February 2018

Helping Your Child Process a Traumatic Event, The Tree House Tour de Cookie, Nancy Peery Marriott Foundation Grant, Shulman Rogers Bake Sale, Montgomery Village Kiwanis Club Donation, and more! Read More

January 2018

Protecting Children from Sexual Abuse in Sports, What’s Cooking at The Tree House Tour de Cookie, Another Thank You to Our Donors, Lego Needs Tennis Balls. Read More

December 2017

Donations Came Flooding in this Month, The Tree House Tour de Cookie is Rolling and Registration is OPEN, Follow Lego on Social Media, The Numbers Added up at Bingo Night. Read More

November 2017

A Story of Sharing: How YOU Made Tree House More Beautiful; To Our Thanksgiving Basket Donors- Thank you for your Kindness; “Claim” a Tree House Family for the Holidays; Our 2017 Annual Report is Now Available!; The Tree House Receives Donation from FitRec; Have us do a Lunch and Learn at your Facility; Looking for Volunteer Gift Wrappers; Tree House Tour de Cookie Sponsorship Promotion. Read More

October 2017

“Remodeling” The Tree House, Ribbon Cutting on Nov 1, Staff Spotlight: Yancy Padilla, Thanksgiving Food Drive, Have us do a Lunch and Learn at your Facility, Tree House Tour de Cookie Sponsorship Promotion. Read More

September 2017

Spotlight on Mental Health: Therapies used at The Tree House, Backpacks and Pajamas Poured in this Month, FITREC Event will Benefit The Tree House, Tree House Tour de Cookie Reminder and Sponsorship Information. Read More

August 2017

Reporting Child Abuse: The Process and What to Expect; Staff Spotlight: Jenna Calton, Postdoctoral Fellow in Psychology; The Tree House Tour de Cookie Date is Set for 2018; FITREC Event will Benefit The Tree House. Read More

Early Summer 2017

Young Children and Airplanes: Helpful Advice for a Pleasant Trip, The Waiting Room Wait is Nearly Over, Externs Summarize Their Year at The Tree House, A Belated Thank You for Making The Tree House Tour de Cookie at Great Success! Read More

April 2017

Child Abuse Prevention Month, Tree House Tour de Cookie Updates, Cheers for Charity, Nora Roberts Foundation Grant, Stories from The Tree House. Read More

March 2017

A Dog Tale, Tree House Tour de Cookie Updates, Cheers for Charity, Nancy Peery Marriott Foundation Grant, Help The Tree House Take Root Campaign. Read More

Febuary 2017

Talking to Children About Sexual Abuse, Tree House Tour de Cookie Updates, Fantastic Montgomery Village Kiwanis Donation, Upcoming Events. Read More

January 2017

The Tree House Offers a New Service, The Montgomery Village Kiwanis Club Makes a Wonderful Donation, Tree House Tour de Cookie Updates, Upcoming Events. Read More

December 2016

Our Spectacular Month, MAXIMUS Foundation Grant, , Muse Paintbar Event, New Tree House Tour de Cookie Sponsor, Tree House Tour de Cookie Gift Flyer, Tree House Tours. Read More

November 2016

Free Child Safety App, Chesapeake Public Strategies Grant, #GivingTuesday Reminder, #MyGivingStory- Tell Yours, “Operation Turkey Dinner” a Success, Holiday Gift Drive Underway, Montgomery Village Kiwanis Club’s Upcoming Events, Sheena Saydam’s Tireless Efforts. Read More

October 2016

The Tree House Annual Report Now Available Online, Therapy Dogs Coming to The Tree House, Great Events Organized by our Supporters, The Tree House Tour de Cookie: Registration is OPEN! Read More

September 2016

Childhood Abuse Linked to Premature Mortality for Women, Senator Susan C. Lee visits The Tree House, Staff Spotlight: Andrea Coleman, Painting for Our Cause at Muse Paintbar, Big Month for Donations, Tree House Tour de Cookie: Our First Financial Sponsor, T-shirt Design Contest, New Routes. Read More 

August 2016

Paint for our Cause!, How to Get to School Safely, Looking for Tree House CAC Board Members, Staff Spotlight: Alison Kramer-Kuhn, Parent-Child Interaction Therapy supplies needed, Announcing our Tree House Tour de Cookie T-shirt Design Contest! Read More

July 2016

Putting Risk in Perspective, We Would Like to Speak with You, Tree House Snack Cabinet Dedicated to Carla Benway, The Tree House Tour de Cookie Date is set for 2017. Read More

June 2016

LGBTQ Youth: How we can help; Saying goodbye to this year’s mental health externs; Staff Spotlight: Lorena Guido, Victim Advocate; Jamberry “Pretty Nails for a Cause” fundraiser; Fabulous donation from employees at Structura, Inc. Read More

May 2016

The Tree House Tour de Cookie-Fabulous News!, New Laws in Maryland, Creative and Wonderful Donors. Read More

April 2016

National Child Abuse Prevention Month, Tree House Tour de Cookie Updates. Read More

March 2016

Giving Day and The Tree House Tour de Cookie. Read More

February 2016

Child Abuse and the Media, Staff Spotlight: Stephanie Wolf, Tree House Tour de Cookie updates. Read More

January 2016

When Someone is Ready to Talk, How Can You Listen?, Community Foundation Grant, Staff Spotlight: Sara Kulow-Malavé, Blizzards of Support in January, Tree House Tour de Cookie updates. Read More

December 2015

New Year’s Resolutions for You and Your Children, A Year of Unbelieveable Kindness, Maximus Foundation Grant, LinkedIn- We’re IN!, The Tree House Tour de Cookie: Where to see updates. Read More

November 2015

Philanthropy and Abused Children, Staff Spotlight: Alicia Meyer, Thanks for Giving: A Photo Collage, Kiwanis Events for The Tree House, Tree House Tour de Cookie Gift Certificates, Rockville Rewards cards for sale. Read More

October 2015

The “Three Houses”, Staff Spotlight: Dr. Evelyn Shukat, Tree House Tour de Cookie: Movie is Out and Registration is OPEN, Links to Halloween Safety Information. Read More

July/August 2015

Nice Guy Perpetrators; Photograph Sale to Benefit The Tree House; Staff Spotlight: Tom Grazio; New Brochure Introduction; Thank You to Dawson’s Market; Tree House Tour de Cookie Updates. Read More

May/June 2015

Tree House Tour de Cookie Wrap-up, Summer Safety, We bid Adieu to our Externs. Read More

April 2015

National Child Abuse Prevention Month, County Proclamation and #TreeHouseGivingDay, The Tree House Tour de Cookie Updates, #WheresMrCookie, Girl Scout Troop Donates Cookies. Read More

March 2015

County Proclamation and #TreeHouseGivingDay, The Tree House Tour de Cookie:  It’s almost here…, Community Foundation Grant, Successful Events and Future Events. Read More

February 2015 

Defining Neglect, Medical Suite Dedication, Nancy Peery Marriott Foundation Grant, Recent & Upcoming Events, Tree House Tour de Cookie Updates. Read More

January 2015

What is a CAC and Why is it Needed? A Memorial to Det. Rebecca Toner, Stella & Dot Jewelry Trunk Show, Tree House Tour de Cookie Updates. Read More

December 2014

Teams and The Tree House Tour de Cookie, Creative Fundraising by Qiagen Sciences, Great Month for Donations, Happy Holidays. Read More

November 2014

Thanks for Giving, Nora Roberts Foundation Grant, and Tree House Tour de Cookie Updates. Read More

October 2014

Alternatives to Spanking,  The Tree House Tour de Cookie updates, Rite Aid Grant and Quick Link to our FY14 Annual Report. Read More

August 2014

Children Left in Cars: Some Helpful Hints,  Give a Child a Lift Campaign, and our WTOP Interview. Read More

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