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Kind Campaign Combats Female Bullying

Posted on August 11, 2014 by in Bullying, Kids, Parents

Kind Campaign Combats Female Bullying

From USA Today. The thought of your child becoming the victim of bullying is a nightmare. But for every girl, bullying in some form is a reality, say Lauren Paul and Molly Thompson, founders of the Kind campaign to raise awareness of female bullying. “One hundred percent of girls and women have been the victim of bullying, […]

Boys & Girls Club Poster Contest Promotes Internet Safety

Posted on August 4, 2014 by in Internet Safety, Kids, Parents

Boys & Girls Club Poster Contest Promotes Internet Safety

From  Today’s teenagers have never known a world without the Internet or digital devices. With 95 percent of teens having an online presence, many of whom are on social media outlets, parents and educators are challenged with raising responsible digital citizens in a world that didn’t exist 10 years ago. The Boys & Girls […]

School Safety Tips For Younger Kids

Posted on July 25, 2014 by in Bullying, Kids, Parents, School Safety

School Safety

From Before you know it, school will be back in session, which means kids all over the country will be walking to school and facing all sorts of new challenges. School should be about the education, not about learning how to be safe. However it’s a sad fact that safety is still a priority […]

Kids Learn New Hobbies That Steer Them Clear of Drugs Through D.A.R.E. Program

Posted on July 20, 2014 by in Hometown, Kids, Missouri


From HARRISONVILLE, Mo. — Law enforcement officers are teaching kids in Cass County, Mo., about fishing, archery and other shooting sports at a special camp this week. At the Harrisonville city park the sessions are helping keep kids on the right path in their lives. It’s part of a Drug Abuse Resistance Education program […]

Protect Your Children Online

Posted on July 17, 2014 by in Bullying, Hometown, Internet Safety, Kids, Massachusetts, Parents

Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons,

From Carriage Towne News.  Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.  MARLBOROUGH, MA —If your child is not “online” already, he or she may soon be joining the millions of children who are using the Internet. Whether using the Internet at home or school, the online world offers children experiences that can be both educational and rewarding, […]

My Trip with Daren

Posted on May 21, 2014 by in Hometown, Kids, Missouri

Daren Thumbs Up

Hi! I’m here to tell you about my trip with Daren and about how much he taught me about D.A.R.E. About one week ago, I was in my room and listening to music when I heard a bang at my window. So I went to check it out. When I opened the window, Daren hopped […]

The Story of Daren the Lion

Posted on February 19, 2013 by in Kids

Daren the Lion

America wants to know! Where did Daren-the-Lion–that adorable yet courageous and street-smart mascot come from–it is the question that’s sweeping the nation. Years ago, Yogi Bear was the spokes-bear for D.A.R.E., but he was getting too busy taking care of Jellystone Park.  So, D.A.R.E. America started a nation-wide search for the next spokes-being. We searched […]

Everyday D.A.R.E. Stories

Posted on November 14, 2012 by in DARE 2 DREAM, Kids, News, Spotlight


D.A.R.E. – From One Generation to the Next D.A.R.E.’s impact continues to be long reaching not only geographically, but in the span of generations that have been influenced by this remarkable program. Marquita Richey, a D.A.R.E. student from Saltillo, Mississippi in the 1990’s, and the D.A.R.E. America Scholarship co-recipient in 2002, now hosts the new […]

President Obama Proclaimed April 7, 2011 National D.A.R.E Day

Posted on April 4, 2011 by in Kids


National D.A.R.E. Day 2012 National D.A.R.E. Day will be celebrated on Thursday, April 5, 2012. President Barack Obama THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary Presidential Proclamation National D.A.R.E. Day April 7, 2011 By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation As a Nation, we must work to raise a drug-free and […]