Giving From The Heart

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What is the Giving from the Heart Breakfast?

Quite simply – it is our largest fundraising event of the year – celebrating and supporting Mercer Island Youth & Family Services (MIYFS), and keeping Mercer Island strong by providing hope and empowering lives.

In its 14th year, we invite you to join us, along with nearly 600 community members, as we raise awareness and funds at an all-inclusive event that preserves the life span of services available to every Mercer Island resident – through MIYFS.
–Sandy and Ken Glass, 2016 Honorary Breakfast Co-Chairs

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at the Mercer Island Community & Event Center
7:00 am – Coffee and Name Tag Pick Up
7:30-8:30 am – Breakfast and Program

Breakfast is complimentary.
All guests will be encouraged to make a donation to MIYFS.

Unable to make the Breakfast? Here are several ways you can still Give from the Heart!

Make A Donation
You can still make a difference. Please donate online or by mail: MIYFS Foundation, 2040 84th Avenue SE, Mercer Island, WA 98040.
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Be An Event Sponsor
Sponsorship allows all donations made at the Breakfast to go directly to MIYFS programs and services. Contact Sari Weiss, Development Officer, MIYFS at 206.275.7756 or sari.weiss@mercergov.org for a sponsor package.
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Shop At Local Business On February 10th
20% of February 10th sales from local participating businesses will be donated to MIYFS.
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Purchase Glass Hearts
January 15th through Valentine’s Day, you will find stunning glass-blown hearts in 12 business district locations. Fifty percent (50%) of the proceeds from the glass hearts you purchase directly support MIYFS. Start or grow your glass heart collection today. A great purchase for yourself or a loved one!
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MIYFS Foundation is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization.
All donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

What are the Benefits?

Proceeds from this event directly support MIYFS – the human services department of the City of Mercer Island.
Your donation to MIYFS touches every member of our community through our programs and services:

  • Mental Health Counselors in every public school
  • Services to Seniors: counseling, case management, outreach and advocacy
  • Affordable Family Counseling
  • Drug and Alcohol Prevention Programs
  • Food Pantry
  • Arrested Youth/Court Diversion and Early Intervention Programs
  • Rent and Utility Assistance, Camperships, Holiday Gift & Food Programs, Job Search Support
  • Youth Volunteer & Leadership Opportunities
  • Work-skill Development at our thriving Thrift Shop