Community Minute Challenge – Vote for ASK!

Vote Now. Alliance For Safe Kids In Voting Contest For Tompkins Mahopac Bank Prize A social media contest to benefit a local nonprofit needs the public’s input. A final/third round of voting will begin Wednesday in the Tompkins Mahopac Bank’s Community Minute Challenge which gives a gift of $2,000. The voters will select their favorite […]

Celebrate Red Ribbon Week!

DID YOU KNOW? Children of parents who talk to their teens regularly about drugs are 42% less likely to use drugs than those who don’t; yet, only a quarter of teens report having these conversations. The Alliance for Safe Kids (ASK) invites the community to take a visible stand against drugs by celebrating Red Ribbon […]

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Parents: Prepare & Protect Teen Drivers

The Alliance for Safe Kids (ASK) is joining with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) during National Teen Driver Safety Week (October 16-22) to promote the “5 to Drive” campaign to encourage all parents to talk to their teen drivers about the rules of the road when they are behind the wheel. “Parents have […]

Taste of Yorktown Raffle

The Alliance for Safe Kids (ASK) presents the First Annual Taste of Yorktown Raffle. Community members are invited to take a chance to win the ultimate dining experience in Yorktown while benefiting the mission of ASK – providing youth with the information and skills needed to make healthy decisions while emphasizing the need for families […]

Celebrate Family Day on September 26th!

Alliance for Safe Kids (ASK) is joining forces with The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse to celebrate Family Day – Be Involved. Stay Involved® on September 26, 2016. CASA Family Day is a national initiative to promote simple acts of parental engagement as key ways to help prevent risky substance use in children […]

Talking Points on Substance Use for Parents

Here are some facts to keep in mind when talking to your kids about drugs: Addiction is a complex brain disease with roots in adolescent use. Talk to your child about how nicotine, alcohol and other drugs can impair brain function. Teens are exposed to an excessive amount of promotion for alcoholic products like beer, […]