For Immediate Release
CONTACT: Tim Cifelli
Mission Kids Child Advocacy Center
Receives Multi-Year Grant Commitment
Three year funding commitment from the Comcast Foundation is
dedicated towards operations support
EAST NORRITON, Pa. – March 22, 2016 – Mission Kids recently received a multi year grant commitment from the Comcast Foundation totaling $15,000. The grant is dedicated to the general operating support of the Child Advocacy Center and will allow Mission Kids to focus on supporting, protecting and preserving the children’s physical and emotional well being throughout the legal process. Since the Comcast Foundation founding in 1999, it has distributed more than $163 million in cash support for programs implemented locally in Comcast communities.
“We’re excited to continue our partnership with the Comcast Foundation into 2016,” says Mission Kids CEO and Executive Director, Abbie Newman. “With the help of the Comcast Foundation, we are able to focus on our Child Advocacy programs, and help to bring healing and justice to the victims of child abuse in Montgomery County.”
About Mission Kids
Mission Kids is a 501(c)(3) corporation centrally located in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Founded in March 2007, Mission Kids was created by the collaborative effort of the Montgomery County District Attorney, the Police Chiefs of Montgomery County, and the Montgomery County Office of Children and Youth to stop the cycle of abuse and improve the outcomes for abused children and their families. Mission Kids offers a comprehensive, centrally located, multidisciplinary team response to allegations of child abuse in a dedicated, child-friendly setting to achieve justice for child victims and promote their physical and emotional well-being.