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National Missing Children's Day

2020 Poster Contest Submissions

Fifth graders from across the country each created an 8"-by-14" poster that illustrated the theme "Bringing Our Missing Children Home." Their posters were sent to state contest managers for local judging. Each winning state poster was submitted for entry into the national contest. View the gallery of winning state submissions. 

Children are the next Generation so let's work on briinging our missing children home. This poster features various professionals standing on the world.

Alabama

Poster features parents waiving to kids and features the phrase "Bringing Our Missing Children Home"

Arizona

Missing child pulls a wagon and features the phrase "Bringing Our Missing Children Home"

California

Poster features pictures of families and missing children and reads "Bringing Our Missing Children Home"

Colorado

Poster features parents hugging a child and features the phrase "Bringing Our Missing Children Home"

Florida

Poster includes a family together with "found" and another side with parents without the kids and a sign that says "missing." The poster features the phrase "Bringing Our Missing Children Home"

Hawaii

Poster of a puzzle of houses along a street featuring "help finish the puzzle by bringing our missing children home"

Idaho

Poster of a soccer player scoring a goal with the phrase" Bringing Our Missing Children Home" and the quote "for every goal we score, another child will return home, and one more kidnapper will be arrested." - Arhaan

Illinois

Poster of three family members split apart and a lone child walking alone along a street. Features the phrase "Bringing Our Missing Children Home"

Indiana

Poster of a crying child who misses her sister. Features the phrase "Bringing Our Missing Children Home"

Iowa

Poster of parents sitting on a sofa missing their child. Features the Phrase "Bringing Our Missing Children Home"

Kansas

Poster featuring clouds filled with missing children and features the phrase "Bringing Our Missing Children Home"

Louisiana

Poster of the American Flag in the background and a map of the USA with footprints leading to the doorway. Features the phrase "Bring Our Missing Children Home"

Michigan

Poster of children flying in the sky in hot air balloons and features the phrase "Help by Bringing Our Missing Children Home"

Missouri

This poster features two trees that missing fliers could be placed upon. It features a home and a rainbow. This poster includes the phrase "Bringing Our Missing Children Home"

North Carolina

This poster features the sky with the sunrise and a dragon, as well as missing children and a hero on the dragon's back. The poster features the phrase "Bringing Our Missing Children Home are our Heroes!"

Nebraska

This poster features a child as a candle which is slowly melting away with two parents looking at the candle. The poster includes the phrase "Bring Our Missing Children Home"

Nevada

This poster has a tree with falling leaves. The falling leaves represent missing children and the leaves on the tree represent the children that are at home. The poster features the phrase "Bringing Our Missing Children Home"

New Jersey

This poster features a child sitting against a wall with her head down. It features the phrase "Bringing Our Missing Children Home. How can I come back? I need my family!"

New York

This poster features That is why I made a key of awareness unlocking the lock to the missing child with the child coming out of the lock into the safety of police. It includes the phrase "Become the key, help law enforcement in bringing our missing children home"

Ohio

Poster shows a girl working on a puzzle missing one piece and a sad boy drawing. Features the phrase "Bringing our missing children home"

Oklahoma

This poster includes a mighty oak tree which includes a family tree within its leaves. the grey leaf falling represents the missing child. The poster features the phrase "Help Bring Our Missing Children Home!"

Oregon

Poster has an american flag with a house as the stars and has rain drops that represent tears of parents of lost children. Includes the phrase "Bring Our Missing Children Home"

Pennsylvania

Poster includes a large earth that shows there are many missing children. Features the phrase "Bringing Our Missing Children Home"

Rhode Island

This poster shows cars driving on a highway through a city. The highway sign says "Bringing Our Missing Children Home!"

South Carolina

Poster includes roads and a missing child poster. Features the phrase "Please bring our missing children home!!!"

Texas

This poster has pieces of a heart missing and includes the phrase "Put the missing pieces of our hearts back by bringing our missing children home!!!"

Utah