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PPD: Washington High teacher convinced student to send sexual video to 'relieve his stress'

Published: 1/18/2019

A Washington High School teacher is in jail after allegedly convincing a student to send him an inappropriate video to help him "relieve his stress," according to a Pensacola Police Department arrest report. 

Mark Lua, 30, is charged with using a two-way communication device to facilitate a felony and child cruelty-directly promoting sexual performance by a child.

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Escambia County 4-H Council puts on Boots and Badges event

Published: 5/19/2018

The Escambia County 4-H Council put its efforts behind a cause on Saturday!

It was the inaugural Boots and Badges Challenge.

The competition put military naval personnel against the Escambia County Sheriff's Office in a timed obstacle course.

It was a day of family fun and many activities, including a petting zoo that featured exotic snakes and miniature ponies.

Proceeds from the event will benefit the Gulf Coast Kid's House.

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Big Blue Bows for Gulf Coast Kid's House - Blue to Better campaign

Published: 3/22/2018

Employees from Envision Physician Services volunteered with the From Blue to Better Campaign.  They made bluw bows the national color or National Child Abuse Awareness, to be placed on display during April.

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Chocolate Fest 2018 serves up desserts, raises money for Gulf Coast Kid’s House

Published: 3/14/2018

Peanuts comic creator Charles M. Schultz once said, "All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt."

Echoing that theme is the 2018 Chocolate Fest presented by longtime car dealer and philanthropist Sandy Sansing at Cordova Mall from noon until 3 p.m. April 7.

Now in its 15th year, this dessert extravaganza is a fundraiser for Gulf Coast Kid’s House — Escambia County's one-stop facility for timely and collaborative services to child victims of abuse and neglect.

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Gulf Coast Kid's House hosts parent forum on child safety

Published: 2/28/2018

There's been a national discussion on how we can keep our children safe in schools, but a local organization is working with parents to make children safer everywhere.

The Gulf Coast Kid's House is hosting a "parent forum" Thursday evening to help families learn how to navigate raising children in an ever-changing world.

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Older Articles

Association of Friday School Report Card Release With Saturday Incidence Rates of Agency-Verified Physical Child Abuse


S534 Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse Act

Congress has passed S534 Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse Act


Delayed reporting of sexual abuse is the norm, not exception: Guestview

The recent press surrounding Roy Moore and sexual abuse allegations highlights the crucial need for public education to show how vital it is that child sexual abuse is disclosed. Sadly, much of the conversation around the recent cases is the misconception that someone who was abused at 14 and didn’t disclose until adulthood was simply an opportunist.


Fred Levin Makes $200,000 Gift to Gulf Coast Kid's House

FRED LEVIN CONTINUES TO HONOR WIFE MARILYN KAPNER LEVIN

WITH $200,000 DONATION TO GULF COAST KID’S HOUSE ENDOWMENT

Pensacola, FL – August 4th, 2017 – Fred Levin recently donated $200,000 to ensure future operations of Gulf Coast Kid’s House. This is Levin’s second large investment into GCKH, made in honor of his late wife, Marilyn Kapner Levin. In 2003, Levin donated $500,000 to purchase and name the Marilyn Kapner Levin Center for Child Advocacy and Child Abuse Prevention. 

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The Dragons Are Coming! Fourth Annual Pensacola Dragon Boat Festival to support Gulf Coast Kid’s House


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