Earlier this year, we took a mixture of 10 students ranging from fourth grade to freshmen to volunteer at Northwest Harvest, a food warehouse in Kent focused on ensuring that no one in Washington State goes hungry. Previous field trips from Valli Kee have... read more

During Girls Club, one of the things we’ve been working on in every meeting is having our attendees demonstrate a positive and supportive energy. In order for this to happen, we’ve been doing different activities that allow the girls to see th... read more

Now, more than ever before, we are filled with hope. Why? Because something is happening in South King County. More and more families are having frank conversations about mental health and substance abuse. Access to early childhood education has never bee... read more

Last month, I had a chance to work with one of our kindergarten students for the first time. Ibrahim comes to the community center on a regular basis, but like many of our younger participants, he just wants to play. However, one day he came in and was ve... read more

Over the last few months, one of our former high school students who has since graduated and started college, has been coming to our After School program more often. He attends our homework help period almost every day. He has also been working very hard ... read more

  This month, I have been diligently working with one of our younger students. Omar is a first grader who struggles in a lot of learning areas, but perhaps none more than reading and comprehension. At the beginning of the month, Omar started reading ... read more

There is still time to rally your office, service club, and/or family and neighbors for “Purple Day for KYFS.” Join us, wear PURPLE on August 12, 2016, and help us raise funds for the youth and families of South King County! Log onto www.kyfs.org/purp... read more

KYFS Ambassadors are volunteers committed to impacting the lives of youth and families serviced by Kent Youth and Family Services. These volunteers commit to deepening their relationship with the agency and community. They possess an ability to rally thei... read more

  Tomorrow, from 12-1 P.M., join some of our directors for lunch and conversation about youth orientated issues facing those who call South King County home. This low-key event is built for conversation and questions. The food is on us, but the insig... read more

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