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AMC Cares Donates $10,000 to PEI Kids

The grant is part of a $3.4 million donation of cash and in-kind contributions by AMC Cares to charitable organizations nationwide

 

Leawood, Kan. – AMC Theatres is proud to announce Lawrenceville, New Jersey-based PEI Kids received $10,000 through the AMC Cares Charitable Grant Fund. During the AMC Cares Charitable Grant Fund Annual Ceremony, AMC announced the 2016 awards for 35 charitable organizations nationwide. This year, AMC donated more than $3.4 million in cash and in-kind donations to charities that support children and youth.

PEI Kids works with the child, family, and caregiver to provide prevention, intervention, and advocacy programs relating to personal safety, sexual abuse, and the overall well-being of the child. For 31 years, PEI Kids has addressed the most intractable issues affecting children, including child assault and sexual abuse, gang culture, and youth violence. Its prevention programs seek to keep children safe from violence and abuse; and its intervention programs bring healing and restoration to children impacted by violence, crime, and neglect.

This year, AMC asked organizations that support youth and children to visit amctheatres.com/donations and apply for a grant. A group of AMC associates from around the country selected the charities they felt best fit AMC’s goals and values, and allocated the cash from the AMC Cares Charitable Grant Fund and other resources accordingly.

About AMC Theatres

AMC (NYSE: AMC) is the guest experience leader with 386 locations and 5,334 screens located primarily in the United States. AMC has propelled innovation in the theatrical exhibition industry and continues today by delivering more comfort and convenience, enhanced food & beverage, greater engagement and loyalty, premium sight & sound, and targeted programming. AMC operates the most productive theatres in the country’s top markets, including No. 1 market share in the top three markets (NY, LA, Chicago). amctheatres.com

About PEI Kids

Since 1985, PEI Kids’ mission has been dedicated to promoting and maintaining a safe environment for all children by providing Prevention/Education and Intervention programs relating to personal safety; sexual abuse; bullying, delinquency prevention, and the overall well-being of the child. Currently serving approximately 12,000 children and their families annually, PEI Kids is a 501 (c) 3 nonprofit which provides school-based prevention programs, crisis counseling for child victims of sexual abuse, anger management and juvenile offender diversion programming for adju1dicated and at-risk youth. To learn more about PEI Kids and how you can support their work, call 609-695-3739 or visit peikids.org.

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