BBC airs history of Dr. C. Henry Kempe

In 1962, Dr. C. Henry Kempe shocked the medical profession by exposing the reality of child abuse in his groundbreaking paper, The Battered Child Syndrome. The BBC recently aired a brief history of this remarkable man who helped save many children’s lives. Click here to listen to his powerful story.

A Recap of the 2018 Legislative Session

From day one of the legislative session, we hit the ground running, reviewing bills, advocating for critical funding for Kempe programs, weighing in on important policy changes and continuing to be a resource for legislators. Click here for a summary of our involvement in the 2018 Colorado Legislative Session.

Support Kempe at the 25th Annual Colorado BBQ Challenge

Stop by the Swineosaurus BBQ tent at Frisco’s annual BBQ Challenge. Net proceeds from food sales over the weekend will be donated to Kempe! Click here for more information.

Event Details:

Friday, June 15 & Saturday, June 16
10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
300 Main St., Frisco, CO

We’re Putting the FUN in Fundraising this Summer!

The weather is about to heat up and so is fundraising for the Kempe Foundation! Help us raise money at different events in June so we can continue to keep all children safe and healthy by supporting experts in the field, advocating for children and engaging with communities. First up is the Piper Inn 50th Anniversary!

 

Piper Inn 50th Anniversary

The Piper Inn is celebrating 50 years this summer! The kick-off party will include a charity bike wash with proceeds donated to Kempe. You’ll also have the chance to participate in a wing eating contest and other festivities to celebrate this family-run Denver icon, all while raising money for Kempe! Can’t make it to the event? No problem! You can still make a donation.

Event Details:

Saturday, June 9
1 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Piper Inn – 2251 S. Parker Rd., Denver, CO

Program Spotlight: ECHO for Child Abuse and Neglect

In partnership with ECHO Colorado, Kempe is building innovative programs in the childmaltreatment space that connect the best and brightest minds in the field with healthcareproviders and their peers to share knowledge and experience for identifying and addressing child maltreatment in groundbreaking new ways. See the program update here.