Baltimore Child Abuse Center’s Be A Hero Gala Honored Local Heroes, Celebrated 30 Years of Protecting Children

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Baltimore Child Abuse Center hosted its 5th annual Be A Hero Gala and Party on Thursday, May 4 at Port Discovery Children’s Museum in Baltimore. This year’s event celebrated 30 years of high quality care, treatment, education and advocacy for over 35,000 children in Baltimore and throughout the region, while honoring local community heroes who have been friends and partners of the organization.

The Community Heroes honored at this year’s Be A Hero evening included Steven Kelly Esquire, Delegate Susan McComas, Detective Jeffrey Mellott, State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby, Cynthia Perkins, Stacie Sawyer and Chairman Robert Zirkin.

“We are extremely grateful to all of the friends, partners and supporters of Baltimore Child Abuse Center who helped us raise nearly $250 thousand during Be A Hero 2018, with more than 500 guests in attendance,” said Adam Rosenberg. “The funds raised are critical to helping us continue the difficult work we do to protect and advocate for abused children in our community, and train and educate professionals so we can once and for all put an end the cycle of abuse. We can’t thank everyone enough for their generous support.

Also, at the event Rosenberg was honored for his 10 years of service to Baltimore Child Abuse Center as its director.

About Baltimore Child Abuse Center

The mission of Baltimore Child Abuse Center is to provide victims of child sexual abuse, trauma, and other Adverse Childhood Experiences in Baltimore and their non-offending caretakers with comprehensive forensic interviews, medical treatment, and mental health treatment with a goal of preventing future trauma. Visit BCAC online at

Edited from Press Release

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