We are supporting students and families with our Emergency Fund during the school closures. With donations from the community, we are able to provide families with grocery gift cards, groceries and hygiene supplies. We need volunteers to deliver these supplies each week. Deliveries are made without any physical contact. For more information, or to sign […]

We are thrilled to share our first update on the immediate needs of our community that we’ve been able to address so far. With your support, we are coming together to support those most impacted by addressing the economic impact of reduced and lost work due to the broader COVID-19 outbreak. Families are still in […]

Have you ever heard of that term “rebuilding the plane as its landing”? That is what we have been doing as we ask ourselves “How can we support students in schools when they aren’t in schools?” This has led to us shifting our service model so that our staff can still support students and their […]

We are thrilled to share our first update on the immediate needs of our community that we’ve been able to address so far. With your support, we are coming together to support those most impacted by addressing the economic impact of reduced and lost work due to the broader COVID-19 outbreak. Families are still in […]

During the Month of March, help students reach their potential with confidence with the gift hygiene supplies. Donation Drop Off Sites Banner Bank: 54 Rainier Ave S Pacific Medical Center: 601 S Carr Rd #100 Renton City Hall: 1055 S Grady Way Renton Regional Fire Authority: 18002 108th Ave SE Renton School District Administrative Office: […]

We partner with Renton Schools and Walkers Renton Subaru to mentor high school students inside the workplace. By combining work training with mentoring, we are providing an opportunity for students to learn a trade, and also have someone in the workplace to look up to and trust. The result is a break in the cycle […]

A new student started at Thorndyke Elementary in December. Crying every day, he would refuse to go to class and was having trouble making friends. He was also not getting classwork done as a result. Site Coordinator, Sebastian Dukworth, did three check ins with him every day. When they first started checked in with a happiness scale […]

The City of Renton has proclaimed January as National Mentoring Month. We are so grateful for such strong partners in developing young people’s potential through caring relationships. Click here to see Mayor Pavone’s newsletter highlighting the mayor’s experience as a CISRT Mentor!

Thorndyke Elementary Site Coordinator Sebastian Duckworth leads the Incredible Kids SEL group to tackle tough topics like bullying, anger management, and self-care. Sebastian also supports Thorndyke through her Beat the Bell program, showcasing overall attendance for class each month. Highest attendance wins extra recess!

Esther Eligio, our Site Coordinator at Cascade View Elementary in Tukwila, shares a story about two of her Social Emotional Learning groups. Esther created two social-emotional learning groups at Cascade Elementary: the “Awesome Blossoms” and the “Boys Leadership” groups. Students in each group were referred to Esther for social-emotional support due to disruptive behavior in […]