June 6, 2013

Contact: Bevin Theodore

Director of PR & Communications


Registration open for KidsPeace’s 16th annual Soccer Invitational 

Visit to sign up for the Aug. 17-18 tournament

N. WHITEHALL TWP. – Registration is now open for the 16th annual Soccer Invitational on KidsPeace’s Orchard Hills Campus.

The event, which will be held Aug. 17 and 18, encourages competitive soccer games and interaction with families and team members. This event, sanctioned by the Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer Association, is the first tournament of the fall season in the local area.

More than 60 teams participated in 2012, and about 2,200 people came to campus to show their support for the players. Proceeds from the tournament benefit two KidsPeace-supported websites: www.TeenCentral.Net and www.ParentCentral.Net.

Early registration ends June 30. For more information, to sign up online or for volunteer opportunities, visit


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.