Our work is best shared through the stories and images of our students, and testimonials from others touched by the work we do. We invite you to click on a story below… and be inspired.


Success Stories to Read

Along with our many partners, this year we were able to coordinate a mobile summer learning-loss prevention program which brought thousands of FREE books to children and youth all over […]

Our film debut! Want to learn more about what we do in our communities? Listen to our partners and peers share the story of our work in this sneak peek […]

While spending time in classrooms this past month, I met and started forming a relationship with a third-grader, Sara.  She is sweet and friendly, and I noticed she is still […]

Katie went from failing all but one class with a 0.8 GPA in the first quarter to passing all of her classes and raising her GPA to 1.9 at the semester. With regular check-ins with the CIS AmeriCorps members, Katie finished the year strong with a 2.5 GPA in the second semester.

I have witnessed the students’ love those that are strangers to them and that are often seen as outcasts by our community due to their homelessness. I am proud of the way they are representing Shuksan Middle School and as individuals who care and want to help with serious social issues.