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April 29, 2013

Contact: Bevin Theodore

Director of PR & Communications


KidsPeace Berks hosts spring planting celebration 

Join us May 3 to learn about recycling, Vermicomposting and more


TEMPLE, Pa. – Join our students and staff Friday for a morning of spring planting, tours and presentations at KidsPeace Berks.

Take a tour of the recycling system in our classrooms, check out our nature and science projects and learn about our Vermicomposting program that is putting worms to work for our garden.

Dedications will be made to the Muhlenburg Police Department, Junior Women’s Club of Muhlenburg, the local food bank and Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.

WHO: KidsPeace Berks

WHAT: Spring planting

WHEN: 9 - 11 a.m., Fri., May 3

WHERE: KidsPeace Garden, 704 Hay Road, Temple, PA

For more information, please contact Christy Kistler at 610-929-4670, ext. 7804 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. 

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