JUST the FACTS
What is the purpose of PARENT HELP USA?
To prevent the abuse of infants, children, and Youth in the United States through non-violence education. One in four families in the U. S. have a child abuse problem.
How old is Parent Help USA?
Mothers & Others Against Child Abuse was founded in 1987. MOACA, Inc. is an IRS 501C3 tax-exempt charity. The Parent Help USA Center was opened with a 1989 grant from the Disneyland Community Service to Youth Award.
Who founded Parent Help USA?
Sally Nava Kanarek founded the nonprofit in memory of her sister and victims of abuse & violence with the support of licensed counselor, Ruth S. Purdy, Ph. D., MFCC.
Is Parent Help USA religious?
Parent Help welcomes all religions and ethnic groups. The founding members’ motivations are faith-based.
How can anyone abuse a helpless child?
We know anyone under enough stress can become violent. Most child abuse is crisis-provoked. The parent may have been abused as a child, and is under extreme chronic stress caused by multiple hardships, loss of home, partner, job and suffer emotional and substance abuse problems.
What are Parent Help USA accomplishments?
Serving thousands of at-risk children families at no charge.
Providing over 250,000 volunteer community service hours.
Educating millions across the nation on child abuse.
Year 2000 Life Achievement Excellence Award, The California Association of Nonprofits, Disneyland Outstanding Service to Youth Award, two Orange County Register Charities Awards
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