The House of Charity 10802 Sugar Hill Drive, Suite A. Houston, Texas 77042 Telephone: +1-713-266-8002,  Fax: +1-713-266-8003, Email: info@houseofcharity.com
Hurricane Harvey Disaster Relief Efforts Sept 2017 Together we make the difference Cool Burns for 20 Mins Holding a burn under running water for 20 minutes is the most effective first aid treatment for  burn victimrs

EDUCATIONAL RESOURCE

Educational Resource Safety 1st for Children:
Providing fire safety and burn prevention education to the children and youth, so they acquire the  knowledge to stay safe and grow up to be healthy and productive  citizens.  It  focuses on children  from grades pre K-12  and caregivers  of all demographics urban, rural and suburban Texas. Safety First for Children program interactive educational programming to teach children precautionary measure related to fire safety and preventing burns according to their age group. Educational materials include age-appropriate story books, activity books and posters to motivate children in prioritizing safety first in all circumstances. The programming will instruct children to alter their habits and behaviors towards precautionary measures to prevent burns and injuries. WHY:  Burns and fires  are the  fifth most  common cause of accidental  death  in children.  Nearly  75% of all scalding burns in children are preventable. Toddlers and children are more often burned by a scalding or flames. Most children ages 4 and under who are hospitalized for burn-related injuries suffer from scald burn (65%) or contact burns (20%). Hot tap water burns because more deaths and hospitalizations than burns from any other hot liquids (www.hopkinsmedicine.org).   But we can prevent it. GOALS & OBJECTIVES: Programing entails free giveaways to motivate children in prioritizing safety first in all circumstances. The  programming  will  instruct  children  to  alter  their  habits  and  behaviors  towards  precautionary measures to prevent burns and injuries. It focuses on children from grades pre K-12 and care givers of all demographic in high poverty neighborhoods. The objective is to create a Safe Community by Changing the habits and behaviors towards precautionary measures The Objective will be achieved through stories books, educational materials, presentation, and posters focusing on: Hot water Electrical Outlets and Appliances Kitchen & Microwave Flammable Materials Fireplaces, Ovens and Furnaces Candles, Store Matches & lighters