Serving Kids Clothing Program
It was another record year for the 20 year old all-volunteer Serving Kids Program. What did it take to to keep 1381 kids in school in the 2014-2015 school year?
Download an information flyer here:
Only a Jeffco Public School staff member can make a request for a student in need. Download and complete a request form
and email it to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Clothing will be delivered to the student's school.
Staffed by volunteers, the Serving Kids program provides a week's worth of new or near-new clothing, including jeans, coats, shoes and more, to any student in Jeffco Public Schools who needs it.
In 2014-2015, the program had its biggest year yet, providing over 25,829 articles of clothing to almost 1,400 students, including 452 homeless students.
The 32 Serving Kids volunteers logged more than 2090 hours in service to the students of Jeffco Public Schools.
The program differs from other clothing projects in Jeffco, because orders for clothing are placed by Jeffco schools staff and delivered to students in the privacy of their school.
The program is supported with donations of children's clothing and cash from around the community. The program is supported by a partnership of the Jeffco Schools Foundation, Jeffco PTA and Jefferson County Administrators Association.
To volunteer with Serving Kids or to find out more about accessing the program for Jeffco students, please call JCAA at 303.982.2225.
Recognized at the 2015 Good News Breakfast, Serving Kids has helping students in need since 1996. Retired Jeffco Schools employees spend countless hours collecting, laundering and delivering clothing to Jeffco students. Photo: Serving Kids volunteers (L to R) Judy Olson, Anton Delgado, Melanie Chenot, Nancy Hoffmaster, Mary Wagner, Karen Cravens, Marilyn Salzman and Jill Colby.
Make a donation to support Serving Kids
Donations of children's new and nearly-new clothing and donations of cash are both needed to operate the program.
A gift of just $8.50 per month will give 12 Jeffco students a week's worth of clothes each year.
To make a one-time or recurring gift, please visit ColoradoGives.org.
Cash and check donations to support the program should be made payable to Jeffco Schools Foundation and should be mailed to: Jeffco Schools Foundation, 809 Quail St., Bldg. #1, Lakewood, CO 80215. Please include a note directing your gift to Serving Kids.
Clothing donations for Serving Kids may be dropped off at Jeffco Schools Foundation offices at 809 Quail St., Bldg. #1, Lakewood, CO 80215 Mondays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Anton Delgado and Nancy Hoffmaster, who established Serving Kids almost 20 years ago, attended the Edgewater Collective Family Resource Fair at Jefferson High School.
Make a donation anytime to support our work. Visit us at ColoradoGives.org to make a one-time or recurring donation!