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3020 Issaquah Pine-Lake Road #254
Washington 98075

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Programs: Athletes For Kids is a youth mentoring program serving children with special needs and disabilities of all kinds. The “Kids” in our name are children grades 1-8 being mentored by our program. The “Athletes” are high school athletes who make a commitment to mentor one child for the duration of their high school career. Our mission is to create communities where all children of all abilities are celebrated. We do this by providing dedicated, young mentors to children who are in need of a friend.

OUR MISSION: To change the lives of children with disabilities and special needs and to improve our communities by educating youth and modeling inclusion and acceptance.
OUR VISION: A Community Where All Kids Are Celebrated.

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At the age of five my son Cooper was diagnosed with PDD-NOS, depression and anxiety. One of the specialists referred us to Athletes for Kids and it has been one of the most amazing, positive experiences for our son. He has been matched up with his mentor for about nine months and thinks the world... more »
At the age of 9, our son was diagnosed with ADHD and depression. I heard about AFK and immediately enrolled, hoping for a positive experience to change the direction our son was heading into. Within a short time, our boy was matched with a fine young man, a junior at EHS, who had an immediate, ... more »
In 2006 our son was in 5th grade and was paired with a mentor who was entering his senior year at IHS. Over the course of the year the two built an amazing friendship. Our son's mentor was with our son each week during the school for 1-2 hours, and 4-5 hours weekly during holidays, breaks and ... more »
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