The following was prepared by an After School staff member. Back in April 2014, the Valli Kee Community Center obtained a full size digital piano. This piano was, and still is, kept in the office and moved out during free time. Very aware of the community
Welcome to the KYFS Impact Blog! This is your one stop shop for KYFS success stories, updates, issues we’re wrestling with, and yes, even a few things sending us back to the drawing board.
It is our solemn hope that this blog will make us more transparent. We want to show you your donations at work through powerful stories about the youth and families we serve, but we also want to be honest about the things we try that don’t work. So, read on and be sure to let us know what you think in the comment sections.
The following was submitted by an After School staff member. During homework time, there are a group of students who show up regularly to do their work. One of those students is Zahara. At the time, she was struggling with her multiplication and division
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Last fall, Ibrahim received Service Award recognition for working 3 years at Kent Youth and Family Services. Below are a few thoughts that came to his mind after winning the award. My experience working for Kent Youth and Family Services has been amazing.
The Opportunity: KYFS clients admitted into our Behavioral Health Programs are frequently very poor, lacking resources, and are facing many related issues with numerous demands placed on them. The children and youth in our care require as much attention a
Background Our AAU basketball teams are a thriving youth program when adequately funded. Our teams keep at-risk youth involved and focused on two goals: playing team basketball and getting much needed academic support for school. Who Is Served Our After S