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Help Us Make a Difference!

There are many ways to support the Alliance for Safe Kids. Please consider participating in the following programs: Amazon Smile: Shopping at Amazon? Make your purchases through smile.amazon.com and Amazon will donate .5% of every purchase to ASK! Buy Local. Give Local.: Support ASK when shopping at local retailers! Sign up at www.burbio.com… click “Buy […]

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Opinions for Good!

Alliance for Safe Kids is excited to announce a new partnership with Opinions 4 Good (Op4G). Opinions 4 Good is an online market research company that provides funding for non-profits across the country.   Register Now For each new member joining the online survey community, OP4G will donate to Alliance for Safe Kids. Take online […]

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33 Overdose on K2… but what is it??

July 12, 2016 – Thirty-three people were hospitalized after an apparent K2 overdose in Brooklyn, police said.  What is K2-Spice (or synthetic marijuana)? K2 or Spice is a mixture of herbs, spices or shredded plant material that is typically sprayed with a synthetic compound chemically similar to THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana. What does it look […]

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Guest Blog: Family Tragedies and Suicide

Family Tragedies: How to Know if a Loved One is Contemplating Suicide to Cope Have you experienced a recent family tragedy? If so, it can seem impossible to handle. During this difficult time, however, it is important that family members come together for support. If a loved one seems like they are having an especially […]

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This Fourth of July, There’s No Excuse…

Every year Americans head out on our nation’s highways to celebrate the Fourth of July at picnics, parties, parades and more. Unfortunately, for many, the celebrating includes drinking alcohol, which too often leads to drunk driving on one of the most heavily traveled holidays of the year. There were 397 people killed in motor vehicle […]

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July Volunteer Opportunities

Spend some time volunteering with ASK in July! July 10: Lions Summer Concert 4:30-8:30pm at Jack DeVito Memorial Field: Adults and students are needed to help at the ASK Booth with Prize Wheel, Tattoos, Games and more! July 21: Movie Night 5:30-9:30pm at Jack DeVito Memorial Field: Adults and students are needed to help at the ASK Booth with […]

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Prom and Graduation: Enjoy Fun, Safe Parties

Parents play a major role in their children’s choices about alcohol, tobacco and other drugs. In a National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University survey to parents and teens, one-third of teen partygoers have been to parties (prom and graduation included) where teens were drinking alcohol, smoking marijuana, or using cocaine, ecstasy […]

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111 5th Graders Celebrate DARE Graduation!

On Saturday, June 11th, the Alliance for Safe Kids (ASK) hosted a DARE Celebration Party for DARE graduates in Yorktown and Lakeland School Districts. 111 5th grade students came together to celebrate and put their DARE skills to work in a fun, safe and substance-free environment at Solaris Sports Club. Activities included sports contests, dancing […]