EAST NORRITON, Pa., Jan. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mission Kids, a nationally accredited Child Advocacy Center aimed at easing the criminal justice process for abused children in Montgomery County, PA will be expressing their gratitude for the generous support of the organization with a "Patron's Cocktail Reception" on January 23, 2014 from 6:00-8:00PM. Guests will enjoy an evening of cocktails, lively conversation and exquisite cuisine from Vetri Foundation for Children as Mission Kids says thank you.
"We can't even put into words just how appreciative we are of all those who have supported Mission Kids," states Risa Vetri Ferman, Montgomery County District Attorney and co-founder of Mission Kids. "We have reached extraordinary milestones in 2013 and couldn't have done so without such a special group of people. We are very much looking forward to what the New Year has in store."
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. Coming off their fourth anniversary, Mission Kids conducted over 1,450 neutral, fact-finding forensic interviews, which have been coordinated to avoid duplicative interviewing, and supports Montgomery County's multidisciplinary team approach to child abuse investigation and intervention. The organization is also a recent recipient of a $10,000 grant from the Verizon Foundation.
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 serves as a child-friendly facility where medical professionals, social workers, police officers and lawyers come together to streamline the investigative process and provide victims with the necessary support services to help them begin to heal.
SOURCE Mission Kids