Being accepted by others is a natural human desire, but it's not often easy for the 100,000 children born each year in the United States with facial differences. September is Craniofacial Acceptance Month. Please join CCA in their vision that all people are accepted for who they are, not how they look, and realize that beyond the face is a heart.
This year marks the eighth year CCA will observe September as Craniofacial Acceptance Month across the nation. CCA families, friends, volunteers and related support groups will be widening the circle of acceptance for individuals with facial differences. The goal is to create awareness that beyond the face is a heart and the true person within.
As part of the 8th Annual Craniofacial Acceptance Month, CCA will hold a 5th Annual National Picnic Day on September 8th (or other date in September of your choice). CCA families across the nation will hold picnics giving them a chance to get together with other families in their areas, while promoting awareness in the communities.
It’s not too late, if you would like to hold a picnic contact CCA Program Director Annie Reeves. CCA will invite all of the families in your area and help you organize your picnic.
In addition to raising awareness and acceptance, CCA is raising funds to support programs and services available to all individuals with facial differences and their families. Contact CCA Development Director, Jill Patterson for materials about this year’s fundraising events.
We hope you will join this important effort! Please call 800-535-3643