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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

UPCOMING CONFERENCES

6-4-2015
Leon School District, Tallahassee, Florida
Training for elementary counselors
For more information, please contact us

6-5-2015
Congressman Ted Yoho's Human Trafficking Summit, Gainesville, Florida
For more information, please visit the event website.

6-8-2015
Pinellas Professional Development, Innisbrook, Florida For more information, please visit the event website.
Latest Updates

First Bucket

"A Night at Roy's" Raises Funds and Delights Guests

05.18.2015

The Monique Burr Foundation for Children, Inc. recently hosted “A Night at Roy’s” to benefit MBF Child Safety Matters™, a research–based, bullying and child abuse prevention education program at Roy’s Restaurant in Jacksonville Beach. The sell-out crowd enjoyed delicious food prepared under the auspices of world-renowned chef, Roy Yamaguchi...Read More [+]

Second 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 [+]

Third 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 [+]