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Coalition of the Year 1997, as named by the National SAFE KIDS Campaign
Indiana Child Safety Advocate Award winner, three-time recipient
Safe Kids Elkhart County began in 1991 as a coalition of public health and safety professionals and interested community volunteers to promote injury prevention through education and awareness. The mission remains the same today.
While injury is a threat to children everywhere, significant progress has been made in the Elkhart County community to reduce the risks.
This progress must continue, and the lessons learned from years of injury prevention work must be renewed, expanded and adapted to help create an overall culture of safety awareness.
By working with Safe Kids Worldwide, the Elkhart County coalition shall:
With fully executed bylaws and an active board of directors, Safe Kids received its 501(c)(3) designation in 1998 to accept charitable contributions and increase its grant attainment possibilities to continue its work for the community.
Menessah Nelson, M.A. - Program Coordinator
Elkhart County Health Department
608 Oakland Ave.
Elkhart, IN 46516