Category Archives: Press Releases & Media

PEI Kids Organizes Diaper Drive to Benefit the Children of Hurricane Sandy

Nov. 6, 2012-LAWRENCE, N.J.–As a result of Hurricane Sandy, PEI Kids – a nonprofit organization serving children and families in Mercer County – has rescheduled its Seventh Annual “Tasting in Titusville” from Friday, November 2 to Thursday, November 29 and has organized a diaper drive for the children affected by Hurricane Sandy to be a […]

Grant Supports Nonprofit PEI Kids’ Successful Program for Juveniles on Probation

Nov. 6, 2012 – LAWRENCE, N.J. – A $25,000 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) from the City of Trenton will help PEI Kids – a Mercer County nonprofit dedicated to keeping children safe – continue to serve at-risk teenage clients via its highly regarded Comprehensive Juvenile Offenders Outreach Services (CJOOS) program. The federal CDBG Program […]

PEI Kids to Host Tasting in Titusville Fundraiser

Oct. 17, 2012 – LAWRENCE, N.J. – PEI Kids announced it will host its Seventh Annual “Tasting in Titusville” on Friday, November 2, at the Union Firehouse, 1396 River Road (Route 29), Titusville, NJ, from 6 to 8:30 p.m.  Tickets are $60 per person or two for $100. All proceeds from the event will benefit […]

Zonta Club Supports PEI Kids’ Counseling Services for Child Victims of Sexual Abuse

Oct. 2, 2012–LAWRENCE, N.J.-On the evening of Thursday, October 4, the Zonta Club of Trenton/Mercer will honor Mercer County nonprofit PEI Kids with a grant supporting its Crisis Intervention for Child Victims of Sexual Abuse Program. The award will be presented at the Club’s 9th Annual Gourmet Garden food and wine tasting event, held at […]

(The Following Op-Ed appeared in the Trenton Times July 14, 2013)

Now is the Time to Create a Safe Community to Protect our Children from Sexual Abuse by Penny Ettinger Now is the time to create a safe community to protect our children from sexual abuse. Jerry Sandusky has been convicted of 45 out of 48 counts of child sexual abuse. Monsignor William Lynn of Philadelphia, […]

PEI Kids’ Program for Child Victims of Sexual Abuse Benefits from Three Recent Grants

May 14, 2012 – LAWRENCE, N.J. – Three grants totaling $33,000 will benefit PEI Kids’ Crisis Intervention for Child Victims of Sexual Abuse program, which, last year alone, provided immediate counseling services to 255 child victims of sexual abuse in Mercer County. The grants were awarded by The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey; the Viola […]

PEI Kids Honors TCNJ’s Bonner Center and Four Outstanding Volunteers at Successful Fundraiser

May 14, 2012 – LAWRENCE, N.J. – Nonprofit PEI Kids, which serves more than 16,000 Mercer County children and families annually, recently raised more than $55,000 and recognized four outstanding community leaders as PEI Kids’ PALS (People Appreciated for Long Service) at its 21st Annual Dinner and Auction. The Mercer County organization, which is dedicated […]

Mercer County Grants Support PEI Kids’ Services to Local Youth

March 30, 2012-LAWRENCE, N.J.-Two grants from the County of Mercer, Department of Human Services, will support PEI Kids’ efforts to keep Mercer County children safe. The grants were awarded for the Lawrenceville-based nonprofit’s Crisis Counseling for Child Victims of Sexual Abuse program in the category of “County-Funded Youth Services/Treatment for Child Victims of Sexual Abuse” […]