July 23, 2014 


Contact: Bevin Theodore 

Director of PR & Communications 

800-25-PEACE, ext. 7797 




What: Media Day and Open House at KidsPeace Mesabi Academy

When: 11 a.m., Thurs., Aug. 21

Where: KidsPeace Mesabi Academy

              200 Wanless St.

              Buhl, Minn.


Details: KidsPeace Mesabi Academy welcomes members of the media, politicians and other distinguished guests and local community members to an open house at our facility.

Take a tour of campus and learn more about the programs offered that provide well-rounded therapeutic, educational, medical and psychiatric care to boys and young men in need of a safe, structured setting. Meet staff and some of our clients, and hear former client Josh Maio explain how Mesabi turned his life around.

Learn about expansion plans in the coming year and the economic impact Mesabi has on the surrounding community. Refreshments will be served.



About KidsPeace 

For 132 years, KidsPeace has been building on its expertise to give hope, help and healing to children, families and communities throughout the United States. Through its comprehensive range of residential treatment programs; accredited educational services; unique psychiatric hospital and foster care and community-based programs, KidsPeace is dedicated to helping people connect, transform and overcome their challenges to ensure a stable future, transition to adulthood and gain independence. Since its doors opened in 1882, more than 200,000 children have participated in one of the multitude of programs KidsPeace offers. For additional resources or more information on how to get involved, become a foster parent or make a donation, please visit Follow us at or on Twitter @KidsPeace.