Contact: Bevin Theodore, Director of PR & Communications

610-799-7797

bevin.theodore@kidspeace.org

MEDIA ADVISORY

“Christmas in July” Annual Toy Run for KidsPeace, sponsored by the Independent Bikers of Pennsylvania

WHEN:       1 p.m., Sat., July 21

WHERE:    KidsPeace Orchard Hills Campus, North Whitehall Township

DETAILS:  Riders leave at noon from Werry’s Pub in Marshalls Creek and make their way to the North Whitehall Township campus, where they will be greeted by children and staff at Donley Therapeutic Education Center. Santa will be on hand to unpack the sleigh stuffed with toys and clothes for children in the residential program. The event, which aims to raise awareness of KidsPeace in addition to gathering donations, will be held rain or shine.

 

KidsPeace is proud to celebrate 130 years of living out our mission to give hope, help and healing to children, families and the communities we serve. Follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/kidspeace.org or on Twitter @kidspeace.

About KidsPeace

Founded in 1882, KidsPeace is dedicated to serving the behavioral and mental health needs of children, preadolescents, teens and young adults, offering a comprehensive range of residential treatment programs; accredited educational services; and a variety of foster care and community-based programs to give hope, help and healing to children, families and communities. KidsPeace offers services in Georgia, Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia and the District of Columbia.