Millhill Child & Family Development receives grant from Investors Foundation to Support the Trenton PEERS Program
Millhill Child & Family Development (Millhill) recently received a $500 grant from Investors Foundation. The grant will help further Millhill’s mission of to help children, youth, and families in Trenton improve their quality of life by supporting the Trenton PEERS (Performing, Educating, and Engaging about Responsible Strategies) Program.
“We are grateful for Investors Foundation’s continued support of Millhill over the years, and their commitment to investing in Millhill’s youth programming,” says Executive Director Cynthia Oberkofler, “With Investor Foundation support, our PEERS program continues to empower Trenton teenagers to become mentors within their community..”
The Trenton PEERS is a teen peer education, college preparation, leadership development, and supportive social network for youth ages 14-18. The PEER Educators develop and present workshops on topics such as gang awareness, anti-bullying, anger management, self-esteem, and mental health to over 2,000 community members yearly. Serving as educators and role models through their workshops they engage audience members in discussions on issues facing youth to encourage making positive decisions. This form of learning positively impacts youth behavior and attitudes. This year the seniors participating in the program graduated high school and will be attending college in the fall.
Millhill Child & Family Development
Millhill Child & Family Development is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to helping children, youth, and families in Greater Trenton through education, counseling, family support services, youth engagement, and community collaborations spanning from an early age to adult. Founded in 1971, Millhill serves more than 6,500 individuals in the community with the help of dedicated staff, volunteers and financial contributors. Millhill empowers lives using an approach that is both individualized and collaborative taking into account the dynamics of the whole family. Services are offered at 101 Oakland Street and 802 Prospect Street in Trenton, NJ. For more information about our programs, please visit www.www.millhillcenter.org or on Facebook at facebook.com/millhillchildandfamily.
About Investors Bank
Investors Bank, headquartered in Short Hills, New Jersey, is a full-service community bank that has been serving customers since 1926. With over $27 billion in assets and a network of more than 150 retail branches, Investors Bank delivers personalized services and products tailored to the needs of its customers. Investors Bank’s services include complete deposit, loan and cash management products for consumers and businesses. Investors Bank. Member FDIC and Equal Housing Lender.
About the Investors Foundation
Investors Bank created the Investors Foundation in 2005 to support the communities Investors Bank serves. Investors Foundation supports initiatives in the arts, youth development, health and human services, education and affordable housing. The Investors Foundation works to improve the lives of its neighbors and communities across the bank’s footprint.
For more information, please visit https://www.myinvestorsbank.com/Community/Investors-Foundation