GRANT AWARDED TO
CHILD PROTECT OF MERCER COUNTY, INC.
The West Virginia Bar Foundation Board of Directors approved a $5,000 grant to Child Protect of Mercer County, Inc. to fund its Sexual Assault Nurse Examiners (SANE) program. Child Protect is a community-based organization designed to serve child victims of abuse and neglect, their protective caregivers, and any/all victims of sexual assault within Mercer County, WV. The SANE program provides specially trained contract SANE nurses who respond to local hospital emergency departments whenever a forensic sexual assault medical examination is needed.
The picture shown above, on the left, is a picture of WV Bar Foundation Board Member Debra Kilgore (on right) with Child Protect of Mercer County’s Executive Director Shiloh Woodard (on left). The second picture above is a picture of an exam room where the grant money will be utilized.