PRLog - July 25, 2014 - LAWRENCEVILLE, N.J. -- Providing programs that keep children within the Mercer County community safe from violence and abuse for the past 29 years, local nonprofit PEI Kids has received valuable financial support from Investors Foundation. PEI Kids will apply the $3,000 grant toward general operating expenses for its child abuse prevention and intervention programs.
PEI Kids is committed to protecting children by providing child abuse prevention, child sexual abuse counseling, family visitation, and gang-violence intervention services to children and their families within the Mercer County community. The agency’s aspiration for children is “Safe Kids. Sound Futures.”
At a check presentation at PEI Kids’ Lawrenceville office on Thursday, July 10, Investors Bank Vice President and Senior Market Manager Linda Martin stated, “Investors Foundation is proud to support the work of PEI Kids. PEI Kids’ efforts within our community are invaluable to the safety and well-being of our children. We look forward to our partnership with such a great agency.” Martin indicated that the Foundation was particularly impressed by the fact that PEI Kids provides child abuse prevention workshops to approximately 14,000 children in 70 schools in Mercer County each year.
At the presentation, PEI Kids Interim Executive Director Martina Davidson said, “PEI Kids is very grateful for such generous support from Investors Foundation. Such support allows our programs to thrive, as we move into our 30th year of protecting children in our community. We cannot thank the Foundation enough for its generosity.”
About PEI Kids
Serving the Greater Mercer County, NJ, community for the past 29 years, PEI Kids addresses many of the most pressing issues affecting children, including child assault and sexual abuse, bullying, gang culture and cyber violence. With a mission dedicated to promoting and maintaining a safe environment for all children, its services include programs relating to personal safety; child sexual abuse; school safety and bullying; anger management; gang prevention; and the overall well-being of the child and family.
PEI Kids is also the lead agency of the Greater Mercer Coalition to Prevent Child Abuse and provides client services to foster care children and their biological families. To learn more about PEI Kids’ many programs and services, and how you can support its efforts, please call 609-695-3739 or visit www.peikids.org. All calls regarding possible abuse are confidential.
About Investors Bank
Investors Bank is a full-service community bank that has been serving customers since 1926. With more than $16.4 billion in assets and a network of over 125 retail branches in New Jersey, New York City and Long Island, Investors Bank delivers personalized services and products tailored to the needs of its customers. Investors’ consumer banking services include complete deposit products, online banking, home equity loans and lines of credit and a full array of mortgage loans.
Serving the business community, Investors provides deposit accounts, cash management services, business loans and lines of credit, and commercial real estate financing solutions to small and middle market companies, professional services firms, municipalities and other businesses. Investors Bank is a member of the FDIC and an Equal Housing Lender.