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HER LEGACY. OUR COMMITMENT.
because Child Safety Matters to all of us

About the foundation

A DREAM 17 YEARS IN THE MAKING

The Monique Burr Foundation for Children, Inc. (MBF) was founded in 1997 by Edward E. Burr to continue the work of his late wife, Monique Burr, a devoted child advocate. The Foundation was created to continue her legacy and our mission remains to make a positive impact on the community at large, to create change in a family’s life for the better and to give hope in the life of a child by providing prevention education that is relevant to issues facing children today. The Foundation is dedicated to protecting children from all forms of child abuse and bullying by providing the best prevention education programs...Learn More

Programs & Education

MBF CHILD SAFETY MATTERS™

MBF Child Safety Matters is a research–based, primary prevention education program for all Florida elementary schools, developed to educate and empower elementary students, school personnel, and adults with information... Program Details

D2L STEWARDS OF CHILDREN

Darkness to Light (D2L) Stewards of Children is a child sexual abuse prevention program for adults by the national organization, Darkness to Light, a nonprofit headquartered in Charleston, SC whose mission is to empower people to prevent child sexual abuse. Get Educated

FOUNDATION EVENTS


Latest Updates

First Bucket

Pat Hanford Joins Monique Burr Foundation as Development Director

04.20.2015

The Monique Burr Foundation for Children, Inc. welcomes Pat Hanford, CFRE, as its new development director.

“Pat is the ideal choice to become our first development director,” said Lynn Layton, executive director of the Monique Burr Foundation for Children...Read More [+]

Second Bucket

Dr. David Finkelhor to Address Child Abuse Prevention at UNF

04.08.2015

Dr. Finkelhor will discuss the broad range of crimes and victimizations children suffer from and discuss some of the reasons for this vulnerability. He will explain some of the barriers to combating and raising awareness about these conditions...Read More [+]

Third Bucket

The Monique Burr Foundation for Children announces “A Night At Roy’s”

04.02.2015

The Monique Burr Foundation for Children, Inc. will host "A Night at Roy's" to benefit MBF Child Safety Matters™, a research-based, bullying and child abuse prevention education program. The event will take place on Wednesday, May 13, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Roy's Restaurant in Jacksonville Beach... Read More [+]