Pinwheels lined UMC's courtyard.
They are not for whimsey. Each one represents a child who has been abused and/or neglected. The pinwheels for prevention are visible to all staff and patients through April.
"This is a chance for us to come together and to remember the awful impact that child abuse has on our society everyday," said Eric Finley, marketing director for UMC.
Finley said everyday across America, three to four children are killed in child abuse situations and about 14,000 are abused.
The South Plains Childrens Advocacy center, is hosting the 9th annual Stand up for Kids tomorrow from 10 a.m. to 1 at the Miller Park at 74th and Memphis.