Athletes For Kids

Rating: 4.94 stars   16 reviews

Issues: Children & Youth, Disabilities, Human Services, Economic Development

Location: 3020 Issaquah Pine-Lake Road #254 Sammamish WA 98075 USA

Mission: 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.
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.
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Rating: 5 stars  

I was asked to join the board for Athletes For Kids this year, this organization really changes the lives it touches. Not only the kids who they match through their mentor/mentee program but the families of the kids and the community in which these students are apart of are changed for the better.

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization beyond what is required of board members?

Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

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Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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Rating: 5 stars  

I joined the board after my son got involved as a mentor with Athletes for Kids. It has helped him to appreciate how lucky he is. He really looks forward to spending time with his little buddy and he see how much it means to him as well. It's been a real growing experience for him.

Will you volunteer or donate to this organization beyond what is required of board members?

Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

Life-changing

Will you tell others about this organization?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

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