A.C.C.E.S.S. - Approaching the Cause of Children Exposed to Secondhand Smoke

A.C.C.E.S.S. Organization, Inc. -We Are The Difference Maker™

 

Launched: November 10, 2010

 

Purpose/ Mission:  

  • To Protect and Save the Lives of Children from Secondhand Smoke
  • To Create the Next Generation of Non-Smokers
  • To Promote Unity in our Communities

 

How:

  • Through Education, Visualization, and Communication

 

We Believe:

  • If we REACH them when they are CHILDREN, we won’t have to TREAT them

when they are ADULTS.

 

The Birth of A.C.C.E.S.S.:

I recently witnessed the irritation on a little child’s face

Sitting, trapped in her ‘parent’s’ lap, secondhand smoke was in the place

Two weeks later I held in my arms, a newborn babe full of charm

I looked at him closely as he took short breaths

To my surprise I never would have guessed

He had been exposed to secondhand smoke

I realized more & more This was not a joke!

I began to think, what can I do to help

Protect children everywhere so they can be kept

From this horror, I vowed to do my best

Thus birth the name we now call ACCESS.

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