BePREPARED Not Scared
Chalk 1 Up 4 Safety or C1U4S, is a program created by Safe America to help encourage and empower teens to communicate with their peers, through the power of art, about safety issues for which they care deeply.
The week of April 20, middle school and high school aged teens are encouraged to get together with their friends or classmates to create a chalk-based sidewalk art message at their school, church, or with a different group they may belong to, stressing the idea that – when it comes to texting and driving - "It Can Wait®.”
The top 10 designs in the middle and high school age brackets will be invited to compete for $500 at the Chalk-Off, taking place in Atlanta at the Woodruff Arts Center Piazza on May 16, from 9:00 am to noon.
On Thursday, March 5, the Safe America Foundation held its first quarterly Safe Communities meeting of 2015 at WSB-TV's offices in Midtown Atlanta. Attendance at the meeting was strong, with dozens of participants from private companies, local school districts, Georgia state government and Veteran Service Organizations.
The meeting covered a variety of topics, including a recap of our most recent Welcome Home Heroes event that was held in January at a Gwinnett Gladiators professional ice hockey game. Also on hand was Clayton County Public Schools' Eboni Chillis, who remarked on the tangible success of this past-November's Brain Camp.
KopierNet President Ted Kolwicz said he wants to make a difference in the lives of veterans. So, he's joined the CEO Corps as a regional member, offering to raise funds through his firm.
Mr. Kolwicz noted that he's believe in Safe America for some time, having had his two sons complete our driving program.
"What motivated me to join the CEO Corps is trying to help those men and women who served our country overseas... and now have a need for a helping hand. Through Safe America, I'm confident we can make a difference here in Georgia - and then set-the-stage for doing more good in other states."
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Mike Haley, First Gentleman of South Carolina
View map depicting activities from coast-to-coast for National Preparedness Month. Be 'recognized' for what you're doing and compete for national recognition!!
UPS® and the UPS Foundation have been named the recipient of the 2014 WorldSafe Award for Humanitarian Relief.
Teachers: Here's a free life planning workbook for youth 9-14. It focuses on how making safe choices can allow youth to follow their dreams.
The Safe America FoundationTM is a 501(c)(3) non-profit chartered in 1994, with headquarters in suburban Atlanta. The Foundation partners with corporate, governmental, public and private sector organizations, and other nonprofits to save lives by emphasizing safety education and emergency preparedness.
Other key goals include helping returning Veterans transition safely to civilian life and teaching safe driving techniques.