FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                            

July 31, 2013            

Contact: Bevin Theodore                         

Director of PR & Communications                                                                  




Four days left to register for KidsPeace soccer tournament 


N. WHITEHALL TWP. – Sunday is the final day to register for the 16th annual KidsPeace Soccer Invitational.

The event, which will be held Aug. 17 and 18 on the Orchard Hills Campus in North Whitehall Township, is sanctioned by the Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer Association. More than 60 teams are already signed up to play. To sign up or for volunteer opportunities, visit, call Gina at 610-799-8071 or email

The tournament is a family friendly event with free activities such as face painting, a moon bounce and Tastefully Simple and Pampered Chef vendors selling products to support KidsPeace. Participating teams will receive coupons from Rita’s and Dick’s Sporting Goods. Premier parking will be available again this year.

Thank you to our sponsors: VerizonWireless, Adams Outdoor Advertising, Choice Energy, People First FCU, UGI Utilities and Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC). Proceeds from the tournament benefit two KidsPeace-supported websites: www.TeenCentral.Net and www.ParentCentral.Net.


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.