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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.

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Evan

The following was written by a Head Start & ECEAP staff member. Last year in class, I had a boy named Evan. He is the only child of a woman who never really desired having children. Mom is a very caring woman and has embraced motherhood as best as she

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Jeans to Work for KYFS

Gather your workplace and participate in the 4th Annual Jeans to Work for KYFS by clicking HERE > This event is a fun and simple way to raise funds and awareness for Kent Youth and Family Services. Plus, you will be competing against other local busine

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March 2015

In this issue: Sally & Mom Finding Peace Leading by Example View March 2015 Newsletter…

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A Mini After School Success Story

The following was prepared by an After School staff member. In the high school homework room, I was able to help one of the students with some language arts homework. Together, we read the article and discussed the situations in each paragraph. I asked hi

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Building Trust

The following was prepared by an After School staff member. Recently, I spent some time working with Abdi. We worked on an essay for his Literacy class. In it, he was asked to address the following prompt: What does it mean to be an American? Abdi’s cha

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A Presentation

The following was submitted by an After School staff member. For a week now, I’ve tutored Musa for his presentation on human trafficking. We started by reviewing the instructions, research and checked his slides for accuracy and grammar. Our biggest cha

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