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What We Are Up To

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ACEs Matter presents the virtual Awareness Party!

What’s your ACEs? Adverse childhood experiences, or ACEs, are potentially traumatic events that occur in childhood (0-17 years). As community builders it is essential to know your ACEs score in […]

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mission

We Are Committed Our Mission

To reshape the lives of underprivileged communities, especially children, by helping them to thrive, be safe, and stay connected. We strive to achieve it by uncovering the psychological profile of children and supporting them through quality education & mental healthcare, thus playing our part in poverty alleviation, improving quality of life, and ultimately stabilizing families to create stable communities.
vision

We Are Aiming Our Vision

To connect with underprivileged children in Baltimore by providing opportunities for quality education and enabling them to deal with mental health issues successfully and grow in life with a positive mindset.
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Melody, founder

Melody McDaniels is a Certified Health and Wellness Coach, Certified Mental Health First Aider, Author, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist. Melody is a Baltimore native, Christian, wife, mother of two daughters, and stepmom to three bonus daughters. In her spare time, Melody enjoys spending time with her family and giving back to the community. She is passionate about advocating youth mental health, an issue that has largely gone unaddressed in the nation. In response to this, Melody launched Dedicated to Saving Lives Inc. This non-profit is committed to helping children overcome mental health problems with education and educational resources.
CHECK OUT HER BOOK HERE