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Past Fundraising Events

PEI Kids Hosts Successful 10th Annual Wine & Food Tasting Fundraiser

30West Trenton, NJ – October 23, 2015 Over 400 community members and businesses came out in support of PEI Kids’ 10th Annual Wine & Food Tasting on Friday, October 23rd. The event, which was held at Landmark Aviation located at Trenton-Mercer Airport, featured food from over 20 local restauranteurs along with wines from 16 wine distributors affiliated with West Trenton Fine Wine & Liquors located in Ewing. All event proceeds support PEI Kids’ child abuse prevention and intervention services, which benefit over 14,000 children and families annually.  To view the press release for this event, please click here.

 

24th Annual Dinner & Auction Raisers Over $45,000!

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Lawrenceville, NJ—On Friday, April 17, 2015, PEI Kids hosted its 24th Annual Dinner & Auction fundraiser at Greenacres Country Club in Lawrenceville. In celebration of the agency’s 30th year of service, community members, business leaders, volunteers, corporate donors, and others came out in support of this annual event. Over 140 attendees enjoyed fine food, live music and bidding on auction items donated by local businesses. With the support of nearly 30 sponsors, the event raised over $45,000 for PEI Kids’ child abuse prevention and intervention programs for child victims and at-risk youth.  To view the press release for the event, please click here.

9th Annual Wine & Food Tasting Fundraiser Raises Over $35,000!

On Friday, October 17th, PEI Kids hosted its 9th Annual Wine & Food Tasting Fundraiser in a private hangar at Landmark Aviation at the Trenton-Mercer Airport. Over 300 people attended to sample the fare from over 30 local wine and food vendors, and enjoy the exotic and luxury car displays provided by Interstate Motorsport and aircraft display arranged by Landmark Aviation. The event grossed over $35,000 for PEI Kids’ child abuse prevention and intervention services which are provided to Mercer County children and families free of charge.  To view the press release for the event, please click here.

 

23rd Annual Dinner & Auction Raises Nearly $50,000!

On the evening of Friday, April 4, 2014, PEI Kids hosted its 23rd Annual Dinner & Auction fundraiser at Greenacres Country Club in Lawrenceville. Over 150 people attend the event to bid on auction items provided by local restaurants and businesses and to listen to live music. With the support of nearly 30 sponsors, the event raised nearly $50,000 for PEI Kids’ child abuse prevention and intervention services. To view the press release for the event, please click here.

 

 

8th Annual Food and Wine Tasting Fundraiser — A Great Success!

On the evening of Friday, October 18, 2013, PEI Kids hosted its 8th Annual Food and Wine Tasting Fundraiser in an aircraft hangar at Ronson Aviation, Inc., which is a part of Mercer County Airport. Over 150 people attended the event to enjoy food and wine from over 20 food and wine vendors, including top vendor Shoprite Liquors of Pennington, and to view exotic and luxury cars provided by Interstate Motorsport and aircraft provided by Ronson Aviation. Top sponsors for the event were Frontier Airlines and Ventura Wealth Management. The event raised over $ 20,000 for PEI Kids child abuse prevention and intervention services.

To view the press release written on the event, click here. To view the post-event “thank you” to our sponsors and vendors printed in the US 1 Newspaper, click here.

22nd Annual Dinner & Auction Raises Funding for Child Abuse Prevention and Intervention Programs!

From left: Penny Ettinger of PEI Kids; Yolanda Swiney, VP of PNC Bank Community Development; Darlene Robinson, VP and Development Advisor of PNC Bank Community Development; Lavern Rice, VP of PNC Bank; Nick Ventura, President of PEI Kids' Board of  Trustees and Owner of Ventura Wealth Management.More than 135 people attended the Annual PEI Kids’ Dinner and Auction, which benefits the PEI Kids’ nonprofit in Lawrence.

The “Crystal Ball: Foreseeing Bright Futures for Children” dinner and auction was held at the Stone Terrace in Hamilton, June 2nd. The annual fundraiser helped raise more than $47,000. Funds raised from the Dinner Auction will go directly to PEI Kids’ Children and Youth Prevention Education Programs and Intervention Services that include Child Assault Prevention, Kids on the Block and the Enough Abuse Campaign.  To read the press release written about the event, click here.

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