Category Archives: Press Releases & Media

PEI Kids Launches New Website Features Richer Content for Community, Educators, Parents & Caregivers

May 13, 2013–LAWRENCE, N.J.—PEI Kids has launched its website ( with a completely new design and structure. Visitors will find the new, user-friendly format not only more attractive but much more informative to community, educators, parents and caregivers. PEI Kids is a child advocacy, nonprofit based in Lawrence, NJ. The PEI Kids’ homepage welcomes visitors […]

Coalition to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse to Educate Citizens During Child Abuse Prevention Month

April 11, 2013 – LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. — In observance of Child Abuse Prevention Month in April, PEI Kids/ The Greater Mercer Coalition to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse has organized several workshops and a day-long training to raise awareness about child sexual abuse and mobilize our community to protect children. “Child sexual abuse is a public […]

Mercer Youth to Benefit from Grants

Feb. 7, 2013 – LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. – Throughout 2013, Lawrenceville-based nonprofit PEI Kids will be utilizing several government, corporate and foundation grants it has received to help ensure the safety of Mercer County children. PEI Kids’ services include engaging and developmentally appropriate Prevention/Education and Intervention programs relating to personal safety; physical and sexual abuse; understanding […]

Girls’ Night Out Fundraiser

March 28, 2013 – LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. — Mothers, daughters, sisters, business colleagues and BFF’s came together to enjoy an evening of food, wine and shopping Monday, March 18, at Trenton’s treasured Marsilio’s Kitchen to raise money for PEI Kids, a child advocacy nonprofit based in Lawrence, NJ. Several area businesses and vendors were on-hand at […]

Lawrence’s PEI Kids Helps to Straighten out Young Lives through Support, Talking

March 11, 2013 – TRENTON, N.J. — For 14 years, staff and volunteers from PEI Kids have been doing quiet work on Saturday mornings in Trenton, trying — sometimes successfully, sometimes in vain — to straighten out the lives of kids who’ve racked up auto theft or assault charges before their 18th birthday. They work […]

PEI Kids Receives $25,000 Grant from Office of Faith Based Initiatives

Jan. 10, 2013 – LAWRENCE, N.J.-First or second time juvenile offenders, as well as the overall Mercer County, NJ, community, will benefit from a $25,000 grant that the Office of Faith Based Initiatives (OFBI), a Division of Programs in the Department of State, recently awarded Mercer County nonprofit PEI Kids. The grant will support PEI […]

Grant Supports PEI Kids Efforts to Keep Children Safe

Nov. 16, 2012 – LAWRENCE, N.J. – Generous grants and support from a number of philanthropic corporate and foundation donors are allowing PEI Kids to provide more than 16,000 Mercer County children and their families with programs focused on keeping them safe. • The Merancas Foundation, which is a longtime donor to PEI Kids, has […]

Preventing Child Sexual Abuse Workshop Focuses on Keeping Mercer Children Safe

Dec. 4, 2012 -LAWRENCE, N.J. – To educate Mercer County citizens and organizations about the sensitive and prevalent issue of child sexual abuse, PEI Kids/Greater Mercer Coalition to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse and the Mercer County Commission on Abused, Neglected and Missing Children recently hosted a conference entitled “Preventing Child Sexual Abuse: It’s Everyone’s Responsibility.” […]