Monique Burr Foundation for Children Welcomes Namesake’s Son as Newest Board Member

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Nov. 9, 2017) – Two decades after his mother’s tragic death led to the creation of the Monique Burr Foundation for Children’s (MBF) Foundation in her name, Austin…Read more »

A Night at Roy’s Raises Record-Breaking $65,000, Celebrates Newest Board Member

JACKSONVILLE – “A Night at Roy’s,” the Monique Burr Foundation for Children, Inc.’s (MBF) annual signature fundraising event, raised a record $65,000, as founder Ed Burr announced that Olympic gold…Read more »

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4/16/2018: Walking While Black NAACP; Neighborhood Summit; A Night At Roy’s; Cole Pepper

By Kevin Meerschaert Monday on First Coast Connect we spoke with local civil rights activists Ben Frazier and Wells Todd about the NAACP Legal Defense Fund investigating how Jacksonville police…Read more »

Emerald Cove Middle takes part in bullying prevention program

By Jennifer Shapiro-Sacks, Special Correspondent Students from 11 elementary and middle schools in Palm Beach County learned how to handle bullying and cyber bullying thanks to the Monique Burr Foundation…Read more »

Thank You for Helping Raise $178,000 at the 20th Annual MBF Champions for Child Safety Pro Am Golf Tournament!

We’d like to extend a huge thank you to all the Pros and amateur golfers, sponsors, and donors who participated in the 20th Annual MBF Champions for Child Safety Pro…Read more »

Safety Education with MBF Child Safety Matters™

What comes to mind when you read this list? Driver’s education Occupational safety training Boating course Gun safety class Tornado drill Consumer protection label The common thread is that these…Read more »

Meet the MBF Staff: Program Director, Stacy Pendarvis

Meet Stacy Pendarvis, the Program Director for the Monique Burr Foundation for Children! Stacy’s role is to oversee all program efforts related to the MBF Child Safety Matters and MBF Teen…Read more »

Back to School Safety Tips

The start of a school year brings opportunities for new learning, new friends, and new experiences. It also brings opportunities to ensure kids Know What’s Up and are equipped to…Read more »

Happy Anniversary Lynn!

Today we celebrate our executive director’s ninth anniversary at MBF. Our founder, our board of directors, and our team would like to thank Lynn Layton for nearly a decade of…Read more »

Child Advocates Urge Summer Supervision

Summer is a time when many children and teens attend camps and other programs to keep them busy and active. While most are generally safe places for children, parents need…Read more »

MBF’s Summer Safety Matters Campaign on Hola Ciudad

MBF’s Summer Safety Matters campaign made a recent appearance on Hola Ciudad! School counselor Evelisse Cordero shared details on how to prevent child abuse, bullying, digital dangers, and more during…Read more »

Program Director Stacy Pendarvis on The Chat

Program Director Stacy Pendarvis stopped by The Chat to discuss our new Summer Safety Matters campaign! To view the full video, click the link below!

Gulf Coast Kid’s House Advocates Provide Free Safety Training

Did you know the state of Florida mandates that anyone who knows or has reasonable cause to suspect a child is suffering abuse, abandonment or neglect must report it? However,…Read more »

MBF Summer Safety Matters

Did you know that the MBF Child Safety Matters™ 5 Safety Rules can help keep kids safe over the summer as well as during the school year?  During summer, children…Read more »

Summer Safety for Kids

Stacy Pendarvis, program director for the Monique Burr Foundation for Children, talks to the News4Jax Morning Show about important tips parents should keep in mind this summer, when their kids…Read more »