"The King Street Center charges tuition no higher than the state's subsidy rate, so qualifying families pay nothing for childcare. For a child attending full time, tuition is about $186 per week, Smith said. The cost of delivering that care is much higher. "We could never ever make it on what the subsidy pays," she said. "Not for an hour." To
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VOTE HERE FOR Mark, Lynne & Hassan! By Gabriella Tufo Strouse, Community Outreach Director “It takes a village,” was the somewhat cliché subject heading of a back and forth email thread between Mark Johnson, Lynne Tiballi, and myself 5 years ago. Together, we were making a plan to advocate for special services at school for a boy named Hassan,
In our December "annual appeal," I shared the story of Hawa and her path to Champlain College. In the letter, we quoted part of her application for the Roxane Leopold Scholarship. This letter to our community is the most critical fundraising effort of our year. I hope Hawa's story inspires you as much as it does me. “As a
Sunday Studies! For the first time, King Street Center will provide academic support on Sunday afternoons from 1-5 p.m. This drop-in tutoring opportunity is for students middle or high school only. Any student seeking support is welcome - not just youth enrolled in King Street Center programs. Snacks will be provided. We are seeking tutors, age 16+ to take
Megan Carpenter from MyChamplainValley.com visited King Street Center and highlighted a great mentoring pair, Kadar & Tyler. "It's tough for many people to imagine life without their best friend. For kids and teenagers in the Junior/Senior Buddy Mentoring program at Burlington's King Street Center, their best friends are mentors too. 12-year-old Kadar Jafar and 30-year-old Tyler Vendituoli met six
The King Street Center family celebrated our 2nd annual High Five appreciation event on November 16. This "thank you" is a time to show gratitude for our amazing staff, donors, volunteers, community partners, and kids. This year's honorees were: Donor: Lisa Steele - long-time friend & donor who has generously supported Kids on the Ball, Teen Futures, and King
King Street Center's fiscal year runs from April 1 - March 31. Each year we invest in a full audit, typically conducted by Tapia & Huckabay, P.C. You can access our most recent 990 here. Fiscal year 2017 expenses totaled $1,291,601 and income totaled $1,195,366. The statistics here are fairly typical of historical trends at King Street Center. We
The 7th annual Jake Agna Award was presented to Edmunds Middle School 8th grader, Binod Sarki, on October 4 in front of a crowd of peers, volunteers, staff, and a wonderful group of “fans” – teachers from Edmunds Middle School and Integrated Arts Academy. “Since day one,” Director Dave Besserer says, "He is one of the first people to
Kids on the Ball tennis started seventeen years ago fueled by Jake Agna’s passion for making tennis accessible to all children. Through King Street Center, generous support from the philanthropic community, and help from dozens of volunteers and assistant instructors, this program has enabled thousands of school-children to gain access to tennis in their physical education classes, in public
Wow! What a day. Hundreds of King Street Center friends and fans made August 26 a very special experience. See King of the Court photos here and Backyard Classic pictures here! We are so grateful to Dealer.com and Burlington Tennis Club for generously hosting a fun day of tennis followed by fantastic dinner & lawn games. Together