Siskin Children’s Institute Thanks DeFoor Brothers, Hosted By Peet’s Coffee

Friday, February 23, 2018
From left, Ken DeFoor, Joy Raynor, Helen Pregulman, Deborah Arfken, Blake DeFoor, and Nichole DeFoor with Siskin Children's Institute kids
From left, Ken DeFoor, Joy Raynor, Helen Pregulman, Deborah Arfken, Blake DeFoor, and Nichole DeFoor with Siskin Children's Institute kids

Siskin Children’s Institute thanks the DeFoor brothers for their continued support of children with special needs in the community. Most recently, Peet’s Coffee celebrated Valentine’s Day by donating a portion of sales, 66¢ of every cup, from that day to the Institute.

To say thanks, children from the Siskin Early Learning Center, accompanied by Siskin family member, Helen Pregulman, and SCI’s Interim CEO Deborah Arfken, visited Peet’s Coffee to present members of the DeFoor family including Ken DeFoor, Blake DeFoor, Nichole DeFoor, and Peet’s Coffee & Tea manager, Joy Raynor, with a piece of artwork created by the children at SCI.  

Linda McReynolds, director of Development and Communications, said, “We are especially grateful for the partnership we have with the DeFoor Brothers, LLC businesses and organizations that continue to support our programs.” 

Thanks to organizations and families, like the DeFoor family, SCI continues its mission to serve children with special needs and their families. 

For more information about Siskin Children’s Institute, visit

Blake DeFoor with Siskin Children's Institute kids
Blake DeFoor with Siskin Children's Institute kids

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