Kids in Crisis Receives $2,000 for Programs

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Kids in Crisis has just received a $2,000 check from the Needs Clearing House and Ride For Kids to help fund their programs in Greenwich and beyond.

“They need it, and they do a lot of great things for the kids. And that’s what we do, we ride for kids,” said Joe Marini of Ride for Kids.

“Every little bit helps, and it helps us get through this time in finding our funding,” said Alon Marom, Kids in Crisis Director of Development.

“With state cutbacks, support from private donors is important,” said Joe Kaliko of Needs Clearing House.

This money is a direct result of a pizza fundraiser held last month and will help fund programs like Safe Talk and Teen Talk in area schools. For more information on Kids in Crisis and its programs visit

About Author: Paul Silverfarb

Paul Silverfarb, has been editing and reporting on events throughout Connecticut for over a decade. Mr. Silverfarb is quite familiar with Fairfield County, as he grew up in Trumbull, currently resides in Fairfield. Throughout over two decades, he has worked as the editor-in-chief at the Sentinel, as well as sports editor of the Sentinel, Greenwich Post and Norwalk Citizen~News. He graduated from Keene State College in New Hampshire.

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