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Upcoming Events

Garden Celebration – every Wednesday in August!

The Emanuel Children’s Garden has been open for 17 years this month! Come celebrate with us!        tree jpg

  • Explore the beautiful Children’s Garden and the stunning plants throughout it!
  • Visit with certified pet therapy dogs!
  • Free – everyone is welcome!

When:  August 13, 20 & 27, 2:00-3:30pm

Where:  Emanuel Children’s Garden and the garden hallway (first floor)

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In the News

FOX 12 Oregon interviewed CARES Northwest counselor Sally Blackwood about a spike in local child abuse cases, and the need to take a close look at who watches your kids this summer, no matter if it’s at daycare, or camp. Click here to view news story

Portland Society Pages recently released a fantastic article about the 2014 “Giving Hope” Dinner Gala, benefiting CARES Northwest. Over $60,000 was raised that evening, with the help of many generous donors. Click here to view article

Working in partnership with the National Children’s Alliance (, we’re proud to unveil our new public service announcement, “Stand Up, Step Forward” coming to local television stations soon! Click here to view “Stand Up, Step Forward”

KGW News provided media coverage for the April 9, 2014 Pinwheel Planting in the Legacy Emanuel Children’s Garden, a beautiful event in honor of Child Abuse Prevention Month. Click here to view news story

FOX 12 spoke with a panel of child sex abuse experts from CARES Northwest as part of FOX 12’s investigative series on child sex abuse. Kevin Dowling; Kim Jacobowitz and Linda Lorenz, M.D. spoke about the number of children CARES treats, what parents should watch out for and how child sex abuse can be prevented. Click here to view news story