‘Elevate Montana Summit’ aimed at improving children’s well-being

Raising awareness

May 10, 2014 12:00 am  •  By Cindy Uken
An aggressive billboard campaign has taken root throughout Montana aimed at raising awareness of the need to improve the well-being of the state’s children.

The campaign coincides with Montana ranking 28th in the nation for overall child well-being, according to the 2013 National Kids Count Data Book.

“As a state, we should not be content with that,” said Todd Garrison, executive director of the Helena-based ChildWise Institute, a nonprofit organization that works to improve the lives of vulnerable and at-risk children and their families. “That is unacceptable.”


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