What’s New at MIYFS Foundation

The Mercer Island Youth and Family Services Foundation’s exclusive mission is to support the programs and services of the Mercer Island Youth and Family Services (MIYFS) Department.

 

December 31st is almost here, please make your 2018 Year-End Gift to MIYFS FoundationThank You!
MIYFS Service Cuts Begin in 2019 – We need your help more than ever now. Please give generously.

Read Foundation Year-End Appeal Letter

Make Your Year-End Donation

Give Stock

 

 

 

Mercer Island Christmas Tree Lot Opens Saturday, November 24!
New Location This Year – we’re at the old Tully’s lot (7810 SE 27th St)
Buy a quality tree and give back to our local community – All proceeds support Mercer Island Youth & Family Services and Mercer Island Lions Club charitable giving.
Choose from Noble, Nordmann and Douglas Firs (available from 5ft to 10ft tall). Be sure to get your mixed green wreaths and cedar garlands as well.

Tree sales days are Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays only.
Thursdays & Fridays 1-7pm
Saturdays & Sundays 10am-5pm
We are only accepting credit cards via Square, cash will not be accepted.

Click here for more information

 

 

 

 

Please join us on Wednesday, February 13, 2019 at our Annual Breakfast and show your support of MIYFS, our community treasure.
7:30-8:30am at the Mercer Island Community & Event Center
Minimum suggested gift of $250 per person, or $500 per couple
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
-Lisa Katsman, 2019 Annual Breakfast Chair

If you have any questions, call Sari Weiss at 206-275-7756

 

 

 

Click to read the MIYFS Foundation Board Post Levy Message to the Community

 

Click Here for the 2018 Annual Report “Here to Help”

 

The work of MIYFS fosters well-being across the lifespan of our fellow residents.

Mercer Island Youth and Family Services is a Department of the City of Mercer Island. Mercer Island Youth and Family Services is a public/private partnership of the City and the sole full service provider for social and human services in the City. The work of MIYFS fosters well-being across the lifespan of our fellow residents.
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The Mercer Island Youth and Family Services Foundation

The Mercer Island Youth and Family Services Foundation raises funds for MIYFS and provides critical support for the annual operating budget.

Partner with us in reaching our goals: Limitless Possibilities | Limitless Opportunities

 

MIYFS Eight Programs and Services:

 

Licensed Mental Health Counselors at MISD Public Schools

Friendship, stress & anxiety, self-esteem, family concerns, anger and crisis counseling; drug & alcohol prevention/intervention experts at IMS and MIHS.

 

Voice & SVP

Teens participate in an 8-week summer program and learn firsthand the importance of giving back through volunteer opportunities.

 

Thrift Shop

Give. Shop. Volunteer. Focus on work-skill development and sustainability.

 

Healthy Youth Initiative

Preventing the harm caused by youth drug & alcohol use, depression, anxiety and other risk behaviors.

 

Mental Health Services

Counseling for individuals, couples and families on a sliding fee scale.

 

Diversion & Early Intervention

Arrested youth are re-focused on positive learning experiences while being held accountable for illegal behavior.

 

Senior Outreach and Advocacy

Full range of geriatric services for issues related to aging including consultation, counseling and care management.

 

Family & Emergency Assistance & Food Pantry

Supports for rent, utility, holiday, back to school and employment assistance. Food Pantry at Luther Burbank Park offices.