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KidsPeace Press Release Archive

Giving hope, help and healing to children, adults and those who love them.

2021-3 KidsPeace Names Three New Members to National Board of Directors
2021-2 KidsPeace Foundation adds 3 new members to Board of Trustees
2021-1 KidsPeace Launches Spyglass Solutions Consulting Practice

2020-19 “Got MPE?” Healing Magazine Offers Ways to Safeguard Mental Health During COVID-19
2020-18 KidsPeace Receives $10,000 Verizon Grant for Lehigh Valley Walk-In Assessment Program
2020-17 KidsPeace Foundation Names Six Programs, Three Individuals as 2020 Winners of “Hope/ Help/Healing Awards”
2020-16 Wanda B. Darrah Elected Chair of KidsPeace Georgia Board of Associates
2020-15 Bloomsburg University Students Donate Art and Recreational Supplies to KidsPeace Residential Treatment Program
2020-14 KidsPeace Launches New Residential Treatment Program for Youth in PA
2020-12 KidsPeace Celebrates Renovated Outpatient Facility in East Allentown
2020-11 Healing Magazine Special Issue Examines Stigma Surrounding Mental Health
2020-10 Three New Members Named to KidsPeace National Board of Directors
2020-9 Handmade cards link KidsPeace clients with nursing home residents
2020-8 KidsPeace Georgia Receives $5,000 Grant from Flint Energies Foundation
2020-5 KidsPeace’s Walk-in Assessments Address Mental/Behavioral Health Crises Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
2020-4 Sign of the Times: Banner Recognizes Contributions of KidsPeace GA Workforce During COVID-19 Pandemic
2020-3 KidsPeace’s a Resource for Youth in COVID-19 Crisis

2019-23 KidsPeace’s Healing Magazine Examines Benefits of Pets, Animals and Nature in Fall/Winter 2019 Issue
2019-21 KidsPeace Launches Innovative “Dual-Diagnosis” Addiction Treatment Program at Monroe County Location
2019-18 KidsPeace Forms Workforce Education Alliance with Purdue University Global
2019-16 KidsPeace Names Caron Farrell, M.D., Ph.D., FAAP Vice President of Medical Affairs for KidsPeace Hospital
2019-15 Michael Slack Named KidsPeace President and Chief Executive Officer
2019-14 KidsPeace FCCP Office in Reading Plans Outreach Activities July 19 and 21
2019-13 Reading FCCP Office to Host 8th Annual Jingle in July 5K Fun Run/One Mile WalkSaturday, July 27, 2019
2019-12 KidsPeace and Evangelical Wesleyan Church to Host East Side Community Day in Allentown on Saturday, June 29
2019-11 KidsPeace Plans Nursing Station Upgrades with $100,000 State Grant
2019-10 KidsPeace Receives $16,000 to Establish “Transition Month Fund” For Bucks County Foster Parents
2019-8 KidsPeace’s Healing Magazine Explores State of Foster Care on 40th Anniversary
2019-7 KidsPeace Offers Free Online Training on Caring for Opioid-Impacted Infants
2019-6 Recreation Revival Campaign Aims to Improve KidsPeace Recreation Facilities
2019-5 KidsPeace Launches Innovative Addictions Treatment Program in Eastern PA
2019-4 Michael Slack Named Interim President/CEO of KidsPeace
2019-2 KidsPeace Receives $5,000 Playground Grant from Flutie Foundation
2019-1 KidsPeace’s 2018 “Angel Tree” Holiday Gift Campaign Most Successful Yet
2019-KidsPeace Hosts Instructor Certification Training on Responding to Active Shooter Situations

2018-11 7th Annual Jingle in July 5k Fun Run/One Mile Walk Brings Holiday Spirit to Wyomissing on Saturday, 7/28
2018-9 “Getting Lost in TechnoReality” Special Focus of Latest Edition of Healing Magazine
2018-7 KidsPeace Named Preceptor of the Year by DeSales University Program
2018-6 KidsPeace President/CEO to retire in 2019
2018-4 KidsPeace Lehigh Valley Board of Associates Launches Campaign to build sensory friendly playground
2018-3 KidsPeace Foster Care Program Manager Receives Organization’s Highest Employee Award

2017-22 KidsPeace to Present Author Ron Suskind (Life, Animated) at ArtsQuest Center in Bethlehem Sunday, November 5
2017-20 KidsPeace Names Randell Hines Executive Director of Hospital Services
2017-18 Teams Sought for 20th Annual KidsPeace Soccer Invitational Tournament August 19-20 at Orchard Hills Campus
2017-17 KidsPeace’s Dominick DiSalvo Joins Board of Directors of Network of Pennsylvania Behavioral Health Services Agencies
2017-16 KidsPeace Receives $10,000 Grant to Help Opioid Epidemic’s Innocent Victims: Foster Children
2017-15 6th Annual Jingle in July 5K/1-Mile Walk in Berks County
2017-12 KidsPeace Launches Redesigned TeenCentral Service
2017-10 KidsPeace’s Healing Magazine Spring/Summer 2017 Edition Addresses Issue of Domestic Sex Trafficking
2017-09 KidsPeace Receives $50,000 Grant from Stephen & Tabitha King Foundation for Library at Graham Lake Campus
2017-08 KidsPeace Foster Care Opens New Office in Franklin, Indiana
2017-07 KidsPeace Awarded Contract for New Crisis Residential Treatment Program in North Carolina
2017-05 KidsPeace Names Robert J. Martin Director of Communications
2017-04 New appointments at KidsPeace PA Residential programs
2017-03 Anderson announcement – Medical Director of Residential Community
2017-02 KidsPeace Names Thespina Godshalk Director of TeenCentral
2017-01 Christian Music Star Babbie Mason Brings Cheer to KidsPeace

2016-29 KidsPeace to Host “Open Interview Day” Saturday, November 26, 2016
2016-28 KidsPeace to Offer Youth Mental Health First Aid Training November 21-22
2016-26 KidsPeace Awareness Conference
2016-24 “Costumes for a Cause!” 7th Annual KidsPeace Trick-or-Trot 5K/1-Mile Walk At Oriole Park, in partnership with Baltimore Orioles
2016-23 KidsPeace names Ann M. McCauley Vice President of Development
2016-22 Statement on possible breach of information
2016-13 Open Interview Day at KidsPeace Bethlehem PA Campus
2016-12 KidsPeace Names New Chief Operating Officer, Chief Medical Officer
2016-11 KidsPeace Jingle In July Event
2016-10 KidsPeace Learning Centers of New England Announces New Day Treatment Program in Greenbush, Maine
2016-09 Healing Magazine 20th Anniversary Issue
2016-08 Mesabi Clinic Construction Update
2016-05 Orchard Behavioral Health Launches New Website
2016-04 Local Girl Scout Brownie Troop to Donate “First Night” Bags to KidsPeace Foster Care RESCHEDULED
2016-03 KidsPeace Georgia Executive Director to step down in February
2016-02 KidsPeace Offers New Preschool Program at Graham Lake Campus
2016-01 Local Girl Scout Brownie Troop to Donate “First Night” Bags to KidsPeace Foster Care