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Holiday Donations

You can make the winter holidays a little brighter for the children and families receiving our services with your donation of toys, food stuffs for holiday meals and/or gift cards. At Kristi House we have a tradition of providing gifts for child-clients and their siblings...possible only with tremendous support from the community. We rely on businesses and individuals like yourself to conduct toy drives on behalf of these children and families who

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Disco Ball – Thank you!

  Kristi House’s “Disco Ball” 2017 Gala Thank you!!   Three hundred guests celebrated healing child-victims of sexual abuse and trafficking at Kristi House's Disco Ball on November 11, 2017 at Four Seasons. The lively evening was a blast of nostalgia with bell-bottoms, platform shoes, and plenty of 1970s funk. Generous supporters United for the Children, raising a new all-time high for Kristi House of $680,000.   *** Event

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Give Miami Day 2017

On Thursday, November 16, 2017, join Kristi House in helping to heal the heart of a sexually abused child by participating in Give Miami Day.  On Give Miami Day (11/16/17) please fill out the form below, or click here to give: https://givemiamiday.org/npo/kristi-house There are many worthy causes in Miami. Before making your donation decision, please watch this powerful video of three, incredibly strong Kristi House survivors: Sara, Michelle,

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Child trauma resources for dealing with the Las Vegas shooting

Kristi House is a member of the National Child Traumatic Stress Network, our nation's pre-eminent national source for child trauma. The NCTSN has put together best practice resources for helping parents with their children understand and cope with the incident, and their exposure to media about it. These resources include tip sheets on: The Psychological Impact of the Recent Shooting Tips for Parents on Media Coverage Tip Sheet for Youth Talking

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Back-to-School 2017 – Thank You!

  On Saturday, August 12, 2017, one-hundred child-clients and their siblings received book bags full of school supplies at Kristi House’s annual Back-to-School Party. Thanks to the generous donors from throughout the community, we had enough book bags, school supplies, food, fun, and raffle prizes for everyone at the party, ensuring a successful start to the new academic year. We had such an amazing turnout from our community donors,

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Back-to-School Party – Donation Collection!

  Please Help Kristi House Collect School Supplies!   It's that time of year again, the school year is just around the corner! Every August, Kristi House holds an annual Back-to-School Party to supply our children with their necessary school supplies, and start their academic year with their best food forward. We aim to give every child client, and their siblings, a backpack stuffed with grade-appropriate supplies, and need your help making

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Thank you, Breaking the Silence donors, survivors

The 11th Annual Breaking the Silence Luncheon on April 19 was truly inspiring. We are so grateful to our sponsors, Table Hosts, guests and two 16-year-old survivors of sexual abuse who shared their stories of trauma and triumph with the help of Kristi House. In addition to a $150,000 Challenge Grant from a private family foundation, BAC Florida Bank was our Luncheon Legacy Sponsor! BAC has been a top-tier, 10-year Breaking the

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Highlights of Achievements 2016

Kristi House provides direct services to more than 1,000 child-victims of sexual abuse and sex trafficking annually, and coordinates the team of partner agencies at the Children’s Advocacy Center. The multidisciplinary partners include the State Attorney’s Office, law enforcement, University of Miami Child Protection Team, Department of Children and Families, Rape Treatment Center and Guardian ad Litem.   Kristi House successfully completed

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A Successful Holiday Season at Kristi House – Thank You!

A Successful Holiday Season at Kristi House  Thank You! Every year, we try and make the Holidays as festive and memorable as possible for the children receiving services at Kristi House. Our child clients, and their families, were greeted by lots of holiday cheer, delicious treats, and presents leading up to Christmas. Volunteers transformed Kristi House into a Winter Wonderland and each client and their families were invited to share holiday cheer

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Year in Review at Kristi House

Kristi House annually provides direct services to more than 1,000 child-victims of sexual abuse and sex trafficking, and coordinates the team of partner agencies at the Children’s Advocacy Center. The multidisciplinary partners include State Attorney’s Office, law en-forcement, University of Miami Child Protection Team, Department of Children and Families, Rape Treatment Center and Guardian ad Litem. Highlights of accomplishments this year include:

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