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Press Releases & Media

May 2015 E-Newsletter
May 2015 E-Newsletter

PEI Kids’ Melody Powell Receives Cherish the Children Award
West Windsor, NJ – April 29, 2015 – On the evening of April 29th, PEI Kids’ staff and board members gathered with others at Mercer Oaks for the annual Cherish the Children Awards Dinner where PEI Kids Director of Prevention Programs, Melody Powell, received the 2015 Professional Award for...

(The following article was featured at on April 24, 2015)

PEI Kids’ 24th Annual Dinner & Auction Raises over $45,000 for Child Abuse Prevention and Intervention Programs

2015 Brings PEI Kids Renewed Support from PACF
Lawrenceville, NJ – March 16, 2015 –Princeton Area Community Foundation (PACF) has awarded PEI Kids a total of $50,000 in grant funding for 2015 through two  of its programs – the Greater Mercer Grants program and The Fund for Women and Girls. The Greater Mercer Grants program’s general operating...

PEI Kids’ Enough Abuse Workshop Reaches Rider University’s Education Majors
Lawrenceville, NJ – April 1, 2015 – In the first quarter of 2015, PEI Kids presented six Enough Abuse workshops to approximately 300 Mercer County adults, including the education students at Rider University. These students were able to gain a new understanding of child sexual abuse, in addition to...

(The following opinion/editorial piece was featured in the Trenton Times on December 1, 2014)
Learn How to Protect Children Against Sex Abuse

PEI Kids’ Mother/Daughter Support Group Enjoys a Night of Beauty
Lawrenceville, NJ – November 10, 2014 – On a crisp October evening, the Lawrenceville offices of local non-profit PEI Kids were warm with laughter as the young ladies of the mother/daughter support group enjoyed an evening of beauty and pampering courtesy of the Arbonne Charitable Foundation. As part of...

(The following article was featured in the Trenton Times on November 17, 2014)
PEI Kids Enjoys Some Pampering

Recent Grants Help Mercer County At-Risk Youth Make More Positive Choices
Lawrenceville, NJ – November 3, 2014 – For nearly three decades, Lawrenceville-based nonprofit PEI Kids has delivered comprehensive Prevention, Education and Intervention programs aimed at keeping Mercer County children safe. Three recent grant awards, including $7,000 from the Church & Dwight Co. Inc. Employee Giving Fund (EGF), $28,725 from...

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