November 29, 2012 at 6:00 pm in Alexandria Echo Press
There are thousands of them out there, abused and neglected children, who need your help.
In Minnesota, about 5,000 children are abused and neglected annually, according to Prevent Child Abuse Minnesota. In 2009 (the most recent year for statistics), 44 children suffered life-threatening injuries and 21 children died from maltreatment.
The median age of the victims is 6. Continue Reading