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Viva Las Vegas

Viva Las Vegas

I’m writing this blog post from a small room in the Lane County Courthouse. I am watching the murder trial of one of my good friends on closed circuit TV. There will be more information about this situation in upcoming posts. Over the past few months I have put a...
2021 Year In Review

2021 Year In Review

I have spent the past few days looking over all of the data and list of accomplishments that the Kids S.A.F.E. Foundation for 2021. Considering the state of Oregon was still locked down due to Covid, we were able to get back to some sort of “normal.” In 2020 we were...
Time For Action

Time For Action

I will never forget where I was, in the middle of the night, when the universe spoke to me. I was working a graveyard shift on a local rapid transit project. I was driving a dump truck through downtown Eugene about 3 AM. There was a flash of light and a voice said...
Growth Into Washington

Growth Into Washington

Part of our journey has been really hard work. There have been countless hours dedicated to demoing and perfecting our message. Honing the information presented to the families that we serve. What is important to realize about our organization is that we are a service...
My Hero

My Hero

A few weeks ago I had the privilege of teaching with some friends from Walk The Talk America. Part of my work here in Oregon is in suicide prevention on top of all of the other work I do. My time spent in suicide prevention has lead me to join a few different suicide...
Suicide Prevention Is Gun Safety

Suicide Prevention Is Gun Safety

As the President of the Kids S.A.F.E. Foundation, I wear many hats. I’m an instructor, a marketer, a secretary, and many other things. For the most part I really enjoy it, even though I do get overwhelmed and emotionally drained at times. One important part that I do...
Community Support

Community Support

There are a few venues we go that whenever we post a class to social media. The class explodes with registrations. One of these venues is at the Albany Police Department. We have been holding classes there for a few years now. Every time we hold a class there, they...
Teach Empathy

Teach Empathy

I was originally going to write on a different subject, but I woke to a tag on Twitter from a friend talking about a recent shooting by a teen in Texas. My friend and supporter tagged the Kids_SAFE_Fdn on Twitter to explain to the public about the important work we...
Censorship Kills

Censorship Kills

In today’s day and age technology rules our world. We as a society have a symbiotic relationship with technology. Information is coming at us so fast, some information could be relevant other information could be misleading or divisive. Big tech is being used as a...
Live Fire Teaches Important Skills

Live Fire Teaches Important Skills

As a safety organization, there is so much that goes into what we do. The majority of which is the Accident Prevention part of our program. Another really important component to what we do is our range program. It can be very challenging and scary at times to teach...
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