The Children’s Trust Fund (CTF) Annual Report (pdf) for Fiscal Year 2008 highlights CTF prevention activities, events, grants, and public education campaigns from July 2007 through June 2008. During that time CTF distributed over $2.8 million in prevention funding and directly served over 80,000 persons. CTF funded community-based programs such as home visitation, safe crib, respite care, mentoring, family support and parent education, including infant nurturing, fatherhood and grandparent support. CTF continued its “Never Shake A Baby”, “Not Even For A Minute”, “Words Hurt” and “Parent with Patience” public awareness campaigns. Celebrating its 25th anniversary, CTF has distributed over $40 million in community-based prevention funding throughout Missouri over the years.