Photo Gallery | Folsom Finish Line Celebration Marks Major Milestone In Advocacy
Children’s Campaign Creating Collaborations
The inaugural Kross Kountry-4-Kids A Journey-4-Justice team is set to cross their fan flocked finish line this Sunday April 15th Noon at Folsom Harley-Davidson, the same venue they departed from two weeks prior. Marking completion of this 14 day peaceful and formal demonstration calling attention to the cause which inspired the effort to mobilize America as they have. Involving thousands of groups from coast to coast in the Army Of Angels 50 state National Child Abuse Prevention Month (NCAPM) campaign.
“It has been so overwhelming to watch my dream become a reality as this entire ride came together and folks from coast to coast reached out daily showing their support” explains Mark Lunsford who produced Kross Kountry-4-Kids A Journey-4-Justice along with his project partner Kathleen Moore (Army Of Angels Founder).Lunsford ‘s daughter Jessica was taken from him by a brutal crime which became the inspiration for Jesse’s Law, an effective piece of child legislation soon to be active in all 50 states.
Kross Kountry-4-Kids A Jouney-4-Justice has been an intricate part of the April month long effort to build a more comprehensive-cohesive system of care for children, marking what is being called one of the greatest collaborations on behalf of children in this country. The NCAPM program kicked off with a private reception at Wingstop Saturday evening March 31st introducing the Kross Kountry-4-Kids A Journey-4-Justice team followed by their exciting departure the following morning. World Wide GPS tracking of the group’s travels is being provided by Brick House Security and a special ride along program including Lunsford’s four year old son called Where is Logan initiating further participation from grass roots groups on line.
Shortly after the team pulled out of Sacramento special events were underway at Sunrise Event Center helping to further call attention to the cause and unite advocates from coast to coast who work daily on the front lines for kids. Individuals like Marc Klaas, President of Klaas Kids Foundation and Kaine Horman father of missing Kyron Horman shared their insights and experiences during the Leadership Luncheon and Heroes With Heart Gala.
Awards were presented to numerous individuals and organizations who Endeavour to protect young people all year long. Groups like the California Highway Patrole, Eastern Division U.S. Marshals and Crime Victims United proudly posed with plaques for local and national journalists covering the collective effort championing their common cause. Helping to achieve the goal of using NCAPM as platform to further protect America’s children all year long!