Our History

Peter Singer

A terrible tragedy in the family of a childhood friend inspired Peter Singer to start what is now called Care in Action Minnesota. A young friend’s father killed the boy’s brother—his own son—and then threatened to kill the rest of the family. Convinced his father would follow through on that threat, the boy’s mother killed […]

What We Do

What we do

Care in Action works to prevent child abuse and neglect, and help families that it has affected. Here’s how: Education: We talk to church and community groups about how to identify and address possible child abuse and neglect. We give formal presentations, and we can set up a booth at expos, festivals and other events. […]



General Questions How do you maintain the confidentiality of families helped through Care in Action?   Care in Action email and Adopt a Social Worker partners typically don’t receive names or other identifying information about the families—just an explanation of the situation and the need. The only exception would be the rare case when a […]