One Child Missing, Is One TOO Many...


Trenton Duckett, Jennifer Kesse, Zachary Bernhardt, Haleigh Cummings...

National - The Committee for the next National Vigil For Hope announced today that plans are on the way for the next national awareness event to help bring more attention to those missing children in the United States. Sunday, May 17, 2009 over thirty states will participate to bring more awareness to this growing epidemic.

Helping Heroes owner Michelle Bart, who once had a voice for missing toddler Caylee Anthony and her grandparents started the National Vigil For Hope while searching for Caylee. "The first Vigil For Hope was in Orlando, the second Vigil For Hope was hosted in five states, and now with the growing concern to bring more awareness to this epidemic, the support and outreach has grown to numerous communities across the country," said Bart.

Community partners that have come on board already include: Mathis & Associates in Los Angeles, Perrydyse Marketing, Helping Heroes Productions, Soroptimist International of Southwest Washington, and Child Protection Education of America, Inc (the organization founded by Tiffany Session's mother Hilary Sessions after Tiffany went missing in 1989; she has yet to be found).

The National Vigil For Hope will be held on Sunday, May 17, 2009 at 7p.m. (EDT) / 4p.m. (PST). Locations and more information will be available in the next couple of weeks and will be posted on To join the National Coalition Volunteer Committee to Bring More Awareness to Missing Children call (626) 644-3472.