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Giving to the NCAC is as easy as making a purchase on Amazon! Once you select the NCAC as your charity on Amazon, a portion of every purchase will be donated to the NCAC. Setting up Amazon Smile is just as easy. Sign in to your Amazon Account Go to the webpage smile.amazon.com/charitylists Scroll down…

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“It’s my passion,” Marilyn Grundy said one September morning in front of a crowd of friends and former coworkers at the National Children’s Advocacy Center (NCAC). A petite woman with a quick wit and warm smile, Marilyn naturally puts you at ease. But don’t let her small stature fool you. Marilyn Grundy is a giant…

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Jessica thought being 15 years old would be so amazing, but it turned out to be anything but amazing. Life was relatively normal up until about a year and a half ago when her dad vanished out of state, leaving her mom with three kids and expensive rent to manage on her own. Slowly, Jessica’s…

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Lauren Patterson is a child sexual abuse investigator for the Department of Human Resources in Madison County. Her dedication to the children in this community and the respect she garners from her colleagues make her the perfect Superhero to represent the DHR branch of the Madison County Multidisciplinary Team. Lauren began her career in Madison…

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For many kids, summer is their favorite time of year! From road trips and pool days to summer camp, your kids might find themselves in new environments and under new supervision. While exciting, it can also pose new threats to your child’s safety. New Babysitter – Do due diligence when selecting a sitter! Ask for…

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The May Superhero may not scale tall buildings in a single bound, but her compassion and care for those hurting is boundless. Kim O’Leary works as a Child Life Specialist and Caring House Coordinator at Huntsville Hospital’s hospice Caring House. In short, she is there for the children in our community who experience great loss.…

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Tara Hunter Bah has dedicated her career to the children of Huntsville, Madison, and Madison County. Her journey with the National Children’s Advocacy Center began at Alabama A&M University. She volunteered for the International Symposium on Child Abuse and then worked part-time for the organization. As a member of the Prevention Team, Tara supervises the Healthy Families…

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Nick Jones personifies the term “servant leader”. While his official title is Athletic Director for the Boys and Girls Club in Huntsville, Nick, or “Coach” as he’s known, provides support for area children on and off the field. Nick was raised by his mother and grew up in Butler Terrace in Downtown Huntsville, a neighborhood…

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In these days of heightened awareness of our health and wellness, we sometimes take adequate, regular medical care for granted. For 12-year-old Lee, medical care was a foreign concept – she did not have a pediatrician and did not have regular check-ups.. Her mom was certainly a loving, concerned mom, but her two part-time jobs…

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