Safe Surfin’ Foundation teams with Girl Scouts to offer new badge promoting internet safety

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(WFXR) – The Safe Surfin’ Foundation (SSF), a global not-for-profit announced on Tuesday that it has joined up with the Girl Scout Nation’s Capital Program Partners.

SFF is dedicated to the awareness and education of children, parents and teachers on the dangers and realities of internet predators.

As part of the Girl Scout Nation’s Capital Program Partners, SFF’s mission and programs will be shared with Girl Scout leaders around the world.

There will also be a new Girl Scout Badge for Cyber S.W.A.T.™ (Safety While Accessing Technology).

“This is a significant step in our commitment to protect children and young adults from the dangers posed by internet predators. We are truly pleased and excited about our new relationship with the Girl Scout Nation’s Capital Partners Program.”

Mike Rios, Chairman of the Board of the Safe Surfin’ Foundation

SFF began in 2000 to support educational activities of the Bedford County Sheriff’s Office and the Southern Virginia Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

SFF also works in conjunction with other law enforcement agencies and public benevolent organizations including Moose International. The foundation supplies training and educational programs to schools, libraries, home schools and other groups to promote its mission to protect children and young adults from internet predators.

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