Holiday Adopt A Family

Many of the students and their families that we work with face daily challenges.  This holiday season many of those students and their families will go without that special holiday meal or gifts.  You can help brighten the holiday for someone and adopt a student or a full family.  Sign up by Friday, November 3rd […]

CIS of Renton Annual Report 2016-2017

Of The 701 case-managed students, 83% improved attendance, 78% improved behavior, and 82% improved coursework/academics.

CISR is Hiring a Development Manager!

CISR is hiring a Development Manager! Communities In Schools of Renton (CISR) is part of the nation’s largest dropout prevention network serving at risk youth in the Greater Renton Community since 1995. CISR’s mission is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life. We are […]

CIS of Renton Annual Report

Of the 701 case-managed students: 83% improved attendance, 78% improved behavior and 82% improved coursework/academics.   Read more below

Renton High Grads Donate Over 600 Hats, Gloves, Coats, scarves and more to CISR!

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!

GiveBIG May 3, 2016

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Renton Church of the Nazarene Provides Snack Food for Students at Honey Dew Elementary

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 Helps Feed Students at Benson Hill Elementary

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 […]

United Christian Church Congregation Donates Personal Care Supplies to CISR

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 […]

2016 Spaghetti Dinner April 16, 2016

Come and join us for a FUN filled evening with all you can eat spaghetti and pirates! Click here to purchase tickets!

2015 CISR’s Most Impactful Year Ever, Thanks To Our Donors!

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) Adopts Family from Renton Park Elementary This Holiday Season

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) Adopts CISR Family In Need For The Holidays

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, […]

19 CISR Families Receive Thanksgiving Meals from

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 […]

CISR Receives Donation from Renton High School DECA Class!

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 […]

CISR receives $5,000 from Renton Honda

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!

CISR receives $5,000 from Toyota Dealer Match Program

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!

CISR is seeking a skilled part-time bookkeeper

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 […]

Spaghetti Dinner April 25, 2015

Come and join us for a fun filled evening with raffle tickets, prizes and all you can eat spaghetti! To purchase tickets or make a donation click here

The joy of mentoring – By Akeem Blake, CISR Mentor

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 Personal Care Supply Drive February 16 – March 16

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 […]

Communities In Schools Rings Opening Bell on NYSE

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

CISR 20th Annual Benefit Dinner raises over $35,000

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 […]

CISR Welcomes New Board Member Jennifer Gryniewicz

      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 […]

Communities In Schools of Renton Hires New Executive Director

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 […]