One of the best ways you can prevent child abuse — and to get help for those who’ve survived it — is to spread the word, educate the public and bring issues related to child sexual trauma to the forefront. The Firecracker Foundation is ready and available to assist the media in any way we can. Please contact us for inquiries about the Foundation itself, or topics related to child sexual trauma.

Media Contact:

Tashmica ‘Firecracker’ Torok
Founder & Executive Director

Phone: 517.242-5467

1146 S. Washington Ave.
Lansing, MI 48910

Firecracker Foundation triples footprint with new office space in Holt

Four years ago, Tashmica Torok founded the Firecracker Foundation from her home in South Lansing. In early June, she moved the organization into a 2,000-square foot space in Holt. “Originally, my goal was to help six kids,” says Torok. “I had no idea this is what it would become.”

The Firecracker Foundation & St. Vincent Catholic Charities presents The Caretaker Support Group – Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce

Monday, September 14, 2015 ( 0 Comments) The Firecracker Foundation & St. Vincent Catholic Charities presents The Caretaker Support Group LANSING, MI – September 14, 2015 – The Firecracker Foundation and St. Vincent Catholic Charities is proud to announce the new Caretaker Support Group for the parents and guardians of children who have survived sexual trauma.

Casting Aspersions by Tashmica Torok

I don’t know where my father’s urn is. At the age of 20, I moved and left his box in the top of my closet. It wasn’t an accident. I made a conscious decision to not carry that man any further into my future.

This weekend on Equity Equals our guest is Tashmica Firecracker Torok who shares her passion for helping children heal from the trauma of sexual abuse.

Area service organizations and medical and law enforcement professionals will be hosting an all day workshop on Saturday to teach parents, guardians, and others about preventing child sexual abuse.
As an inspirational and engaging public speaker Tashmica, empowers and encourages other survivors healing from the devastating effects of sexual trauma. As the founder & executive director of The Firecracker Foundation, Tashmica works to honor the bravery of children who have survived sexual trauma by encouraging the Mid-Michigan community to invest in the healing of

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