Posts Tagged ‘Missing Children’

National Missing Children’s Day

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

May 25 is National Missing Children’s Day. This day serves as a reminder about the importance of protecting young kids, and doing whatever it takes to find missing children.

The date was chosen in commemoration of a 6-year-old boy named Etan Patz. Etan disappeared while walking to school in New York City. To this day, no one knows for certain what happened to him.

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childNearly 800,000 children are reported missing in the United States every year. Many are abducted by family members; others are taken by violent predators and sex offenders. This is an ongoing problem that affects us all.

May 25, 2010 is National Missing Children’s Day. It’s a chance to reflect on the widespread problem of child abduction, and consider what we can all do to keep kids safe. To help, PeopleFinders is happy to offer a few child safety tips.

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