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 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 […]

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!

Many of the students and their families that we work with face daily challenges.  This can make the holiday season especially stressful as they face a holiday without that special holiday meal or gifts. You can help brighten the holiday for someone and adopt a student and their family. Sign up today at kulrich@rentonwa.gov.

The Renton Reporter highlights our new Mobile Case Manager position. “Support for a student is so much more than a backpack, toothbrush or coat. Those are tangible things people like to give, which is wonderful. But it’s not to be estimated to the power of a strong, caring relationship in a person’s life,” Starkey said. […]

Homelessness is a devastating circumstance for anyone, but for youth on their own, known as unaccompanied minors, the stresses are multiplied. The myriad of challenges faced and multilayered trauma puts them at risk of academic failure and 87% more likely of dropping out of school. Last school-year, there were over 50 homeless unaccompanied minors identified […]

Help students reach their potential with the gift of healthy, shelf stable snacks to support their growing bodies and brains throughout the school year. Donation Drop Off Sites Banner Bank: 54 Rainier Ave S BECU Benson Hill: 17615 108th Ave SE BECU The Landing: 1002 Park Ave N Car Pros Hyundai: 200 S 7th St […]