JENNIFER moved to the Seattle area from the Midwest in 2007 with her husband and three children. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Business from Indiana University in 1991 and took her first job with Ford Motor Company in Detroit, MI. After her first child was born she decided to […]
Last year 8,508 students received whole school support – an increase from the previous year. Of the 749 case-managed students: 74% of students had academic improvement, 94% of students graduated and 99% of students stayed in school. Read more below
For the third year in a row, the Renton High Grads group got together and collectively donated over 600 hats, gloves, coats, scarves, underwear, socks, boots and more to CISR! Because of their generosity CISR will be able to help the students in the Renton School District stay warm again this winter!
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Renton Church of the Nazarene held a snack food drive for students at Honey Dew Elementary. They generously collected macaroni and cheese, applesauce, fruit cups, peanut butter, cheese and crackers, cereal, granola bars and more! These snacks are for classroom snacks and for students who may have missed breakfast or are hungry while at school. […]
Trinity Baptist Church in Renton donated and filled 10 plastic crates of food for 10 families in need at Benson Hill Elementary to have during the upcoming spring break. The crates of food include pasta, canned soup, rice, cereal, fruit, flour, goldfish crackers, and Macaroni and Cheese. CISR is truly grateful for the support of […]
Each year the United Christian Church congregation donates various personal care supplies to CISR’s Personal Care Supply Drive. CISR is very grateful for the ongoing support and generosity of the United Christian Church congregation. In the 2014-2015 school year 220 homeless students received CISR services. Because of their generosity we were able to serve those […]
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2015 Our most impactful year ever, thanks to you! In 2015, donations to CISR enhanced the school success of 7,949 Renton students! Our donors ensured that: 792 students received case managed CISR supports 949 students received school supplies 608 students received a warm coat 500+ students received a weekend backpack of food 95% of students […]
Moms Club of Renton (South) adopted a family in need from Renton Park Elementary for the holidays. They were able to meet all of the family’s needs. Because of their generosity, this family will not go without this holiday season. The Moms Club of Renton (South) is an international, non-profit organization that supports “at home” mothers […]
Moms Club of Renton (North) adopted a family in need at Honey Dew Elementary for the holidays. They were able to meet some of the family’s needs as well as provide them with some gifts. Because of their generosity, this family will not go without this holiday season. The Moms Club of Renton (North) is an international, […]
St. Andrew Presbyterian Church donated over $1,000 in Safeway gift cards to help CISR families in need at Honey Dew Elementary this holiday season. The gift cards will help these families purchase food during the holidays.
Thanks to Monique’s Celebration of Life Thanksgiving Food Drive, 19 families (98 individuals) served by Communities In Schools of Renton won’t go hungry this Thanksgiving holiday. Monique’s Celebration of Life Thanksgiving Food Drive was started 16 years ago by a group of friends to honor the memory of their friend/daughter Monique, who was a very giving […]
Students in Renton High School’s DECA class recently donated 10 boxes of school supplies to Communities In Schools of Renton (CISR). They also gave a donation of over $1,200 which exceeded their fundraising goal of $1,000. The school supplies and donation will go to support fellow Renton High School students through CISR’s Student Success Liaison […]
Thank you to Renton Honda for your recent donation of $5,000. Your financial support of CISR, will ensure the continuous level of service for our students in need in the Renton School District. We are beyond grateful for your support!
Thank you Toyota of Renton for the Toyota Dealer Match of $5,000! We are beyond grateful for your support and for caring about the children we serve. Because of your generosity we are changing lives!
Communities In Schools of Renton surrounds students with a community of support, empowering them stay in school, graduate and achieve in life. CISR seeks a skilled part-time bookkeeper who will be responsible for the accurate maintenance of our financial accounting system, timely processing of transactions, and safeguarding of the organization assets. Click here for more […]
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Akeem Blake, a CISR Mentor, recently wrote a commentary on his experiences with the CISR Mentor Program for the Renton Reporter. Click here to read this heartfelt commentary and get an idea of what makes mentoring so great! The Mentor Program matches adult mentors with children in need of a caring, consistent adult friend. Our mentors serve as role models […]
CISR is hosting a personal care supply drive February 16 – March 16. With your support we can help kids stay in school and prepare for life. It’s all about the kids! If you are willing to donate any of the items on our list please drop them off at any of our participating locations […]
ICYMI–Communities In Schools rang the opening bell at the NYSE this morning! Read more about it here: http://www.communitiesinschools.org/press-room/resource/cis-rings-opening-bell-nyse/ Then watch the video: http://new.livestream.com/NYSE/communitiesinschools
Thank you to all of our sponsors, guests and donors for all of your support for our 20th Annual Benefit Dinner. Together we raised $35,674 to help vulnerable children of Renton! Your ongoing support has enabled us to improve a generation of lives, surrounding students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school […]
Communities in Schools of Renton is pleased to announce the selection of our new Executive Director, JAIME GREENE. Jaime brings over 12 years non-profit leadership experience serving youth and families with the YMCA of Greater Seattle and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound. For the past four years she has been working with schools […]