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SC gala raises funds toward child abuse prevention efforts

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COLUMBIA, SC (AP) -

The top group that works to prevent child abuse in South Carolina is getting all dressed up for a good cause.
    
Children's Trust of South Carolina is holding its annual gala and auction on Saturday night in Columbia.
    
The formal event at the University of South Carolina Alumni Center is the organization's annual fundraiser. More than 300 people are expected to attend.
    
Children's Trust of South Carolina focuses on the prevention of child abuse, neglect and injury and advocates for the overall well-being of children.
    
Money raised Saturday supports its programs, including educating first-time mothers on child safety, professional development for childcare workers and advocacy for policies that positively impact the state's children.
    
Tickets are available online and at the door.

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