Blank Children's Hospital and Polk County C.A.N. Prevention Council have announced a partnership, working to prevent child abuse. 

The mission of both organizations aligns to strengthening families through education, awareness, and community support.

Lana Herteen, with Blank Children's says the partnership will include education not only in schools but to train professionals in the best practices known to break the cycle of abuse. 

They invite you to join their Family Fun 5K Run on Sunday, May 4th at 1pm.  Happening at Racoon River Park in West Des Moines.

Click here to register!