Mercer Island is an affluent community, which means that we do not qualify for most state or federal aid programs. Your donation to the Foundation supports the eight programs provided by Mercer Island Youth and Family Services.
Student enrollment has increased 9% since 2009. School counselors assist youth with their emotional and scholastic needs.
Helping seniors and their families cope with the challenges of aging.
Providing counseling for individuals, couples and families in need.
The food pantry helps 5-6 hungry families each day. Financial assistance with rent and utility bills.
Day Care, after school and summer camp programs to help keep working families working.
Healthy Youth Action Teams emphasize lowering binge drinking.
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Thank you for joining over 600 of your Island neighbors to celebrate 15 years of giving from the heart. Special thanks to master of ceremonies, Bill Radke, host of KUOW’s “The Record” and “Week in Review” and keynote speaker Kevin Haggerty MSW, PhD, Director of Social Development Research Group at the University of Washington.