16th Annual Making Legends Local Gala – 90’s Rule!
Party Like It’s 1999!
The Numbers That Matter
In the Fiscal Year 2017-2018, The Carousel Center, Inc. provided:
- Comprehensive services for 505 unduplicated, new child abuse victims.
- Nearly 72% of children served were under 13 year of age; 34% were UNDER 7 years old!
- 71% of these cases are reported child sex abuse.
- 17% of these cases were accepted for prosecution resulting in 16 guilty pleas; TWICE AS MANY AS LAST YEAR!
- Brunswick, New Hanover, and Pender County child predators received prison sentences totaling over 3 LIFE SENTENCES!
- Children engaged in evidence-based child trauma therapy services demonstrated an average 67% DECREASE in trauma-related symptoms.
- 123 children engaged in over 948 therapy sessions, regardless of their family’s insurance status or ability to pay.
- Families touched by Carousel Center within 90 days of Hurricane Florence and Tropical Storm Michael were provided recovery and relief support, as needed, through Carousel’s Family Services.
Why Not Become A Sponsor?
Sponsors are the true legends of the evening, and the ones who make it possible for the Carousel Center to carry on changing the lives of our children in so many ways. With a little generosity, and a lot of laughs, you can help save a future, not just once, but over and over again. Go on! Get your dancing shoes on, and step out into the spotlight!