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Three Thanksgiving Activities

Mercer Island All Faith Thanksgiving Service – Wednesday night; 7:30 pm at United Methodist Church; Thankgiving in Gratitude at YogaBliss – All proceeds benefit Mercer Island Food Pantry, a program of MIYFS; Thanksgiving Fun Run – Mercer Island resident organizes a Half Marathon to benefit MIYFS as his “unofficial charity” Continue reading

Support MIYFS Food Drives

These local organizations are sponsoring November Food Drives on Mercer Island. Stop by and drop off non-perishable food items. Club Emerald  (3028 78th Ave. SE); Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt  (77 Central, Suite 116); Island Crust Cafe  (7525 SE 24th Suite 100); JayMarc Homes | various locations  Many Mercer Island residents and families are in need of … Continue reading

120 Mothers & Daughters Collect Food for MIYFS Food Pantry – Thank You!

The National Charities League (NCL) – Evergreen Chapter hosted their annual Tea & 10th Grade Event. Together, 120 mothers and daughters collected carloads of non-perishable food items for our Mercer Island Food Pantry. THANK YOU!! NCL-Evergreen moms and daughters also learned about the many services and programs offered through MIYFS. Cindy Goodwin, Director of MIYFS was their Philanthropy … Continue reading

Mercer Island Thrift Shop Now Accepting Vehicles

We are excited to annouce that the Mercer Island Thrift Shop is now partnering with CARS Auctions to accept your vehicle donations. The Thrift Shop accepts most cars, trucks, trailers, boats, RV’s, motorcycles, off road vehicles, heavy equipment and most other motorized vehicles. Please visit our comprehensive website at to review frequently asked questions, … Continue reading

Recycle Your Appliances & Electronics and Help MIYFS!

Free Appliance & Electronics Recycling at the Windermere Mercer Island Office Donations will benefit the Mercer Island Youth and Family Services Foundation!  Saturday, June 15th, 2013 10am to 2pm Windermere Mercer Island is teaming up with local non-profit 1 Green Planet, and shredding company Confidential Data Disposal, Inc., to offer free recycling and secure shredding. The following items will … Continue reading