April 30, 2013

Contact: Bevin Theodore

Director of PR & Communications



KidsPeace hosts Faceplant Boardriders: Skate for Peace 

Sign up for the charity longboard competition May 18 on our Orchard Hills Campus


N. WHITEHALL TWP. – Grab your board and head to KidsPeace’s Orchard Hills Campus in North Whitehall Township on May 18 for our charity longboard event.

Faceplant Boardriders: Skate for Peace is a fun, family friendly event featuring downhill race, slalom race, slide competition and surf-style competition. There will be food, entertainment and cash prizes for first, second and third place.

The first event starts at 10 a.m., with a 9 a.m. practice session. The cost is $15 for one main event, $40 for three or $10 for the ditch style session. Half of all registration costs will be donated to KidsPeace programs. The rain date is May 19.

Visit for online registration or sponsorship opportunities. For more information, contact Brian Fitch at 610-799-8460 or

About KidsPeace

For 130 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.