Bronx kids walk to raise awareness about child abuse

Students at C.S. 55 Elementary School pounded the pavement to spread awareness about child abuse and neglect.

Students at C.S. 55 Elementary School pounded the pavement to spread awareness about child abuse and neglect.

Students at C.S. 55 Elementary School pounded the pavement to spread awareness about child abuse and neglect. (6/19/15)

CLAREMONT - Students at one Bronx school took to the streets to take part in a Kids Care Walk to raise awareness about child abuse and neglect.

Kids at C.S. 55 Elementary School warmed up before their one and a half mile walk by doing some fancy foot work to the beat. On their walk, the kids passed by the Bronx Hall of Justice and ended up at Yankee Stadium.

The students also raised money for Safe Horizon, a children's advocacy organization. All together they raised $1,000 in just one week. The kids held bake sales to help raise the money.

This was the school's first Kids Care Walk for Safe Horizons. The staff and students say they are looking forward to going the distance for other causes in the next school event.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Police say Keith Wright was escorted out of 1 Bronx bishop faces assault charge
Surveillance video shows the man placing a $50 2 Man robbed while paying for meal at Burger King
News 12 hit the streets to find out 3 Word on the Street: Favorite U.S President
Police have released a video that shows a 4 Video shows suspects beat food delivery worker inside Bronx building
Authorities are searching for a woman who they 5 The Buzz: Woman seen stealing $50 from Burger King customer

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE