Category Archives: Success Stories

Families Stay Safe & Happy Thanks to KidCents Wish Support – Adam Salazar

When a child is diagnosed with a serious illness, families struggle with an ever-growing list of needs, costs, and priorities. Whether it is covering basic living expenses in addition to the mounting costs of medical treatment or keeping their child happy and comfortable, parents and caregivers require a variety of support. Thanks to support from … Continue reading Families Stay Safe & Happy Thanks to KidCents Wish Support – Adam Salazar

Families Celebrated the Holidays at the Children’s Home Society of California Oakland Family Resource Center – Alice Luck

In December, the Oakland Family Resource Center, a program of the Children’s Home Society of California, presented their third annual holiday event, Winter Reading Wonderland. The event was a great success! Thirty-two families and 102 children attended. The children decorated holiday ornaments with their parents and attended story-time activities. More than 200 children’s toys were … Continue reading Families Celebrated the Holidays at the Children’s Home Society of California Oakland Family Resource Center – Alice Luck

Rite Aid KidsCents Makes Dreams Come True for Abused Kids – Joan Ford

Thank you, Rite Aid Foundation KidsCents Program! Your generosity allowed Free Arts to hold its first ever “Celebration of Volunteers,” a night to recognize and honor our long-term, dedicated and hardworking volunteers. Free Arts relies on more than 200 trained volunteer mentors who donate thousands of hours annually to help abused, impoverished and homeless children … Continue reading Rite Aid KidsCents Makes Dreams Come True for Abused Kids – Joan Ford

Thank you KidCents for Making it a Little Bit Sunnier – Adam Salazar

With the incredible support of Rite Aid and the KidCents program, the Children’s Cancer Association (CCA) is able to deliver a little more light to an already bright and wonderful young lady through our MyMusicRx program. Sol is the perfect name for this two-year-old ray of sunshine. Sol loves petting farm animals, pretending to be … Continue reading Thank you KidCents for Making it a Little Bit Sunnier – Adam Salazar

Richstone Family Center Playground Build – Jenny Fukunaga

With the help of nearly 200 volunteers on-site, the Richstone Family Center partnered with KaBOOM! and JetBlue on November 1st to build a brand-new playground in just six hours. Based on drawings from Richstone kids, the new space is designed specifically with the community in mind and will allow for more than 800 kids to … Continue reading Richstone Family Center Playground Build – Jenny Fukunaga

KidCents helps homeless young people fulfill their potential! – Yvette Sumner

Each night in Seattle, more than 1,000 young people find themselves homeless without a safe place to go. The streets are a dangerous and frightening place to spend the night, particularly for a young person. The Rite Aid Foundation’s KidCents program has helped YouthCare provide support to engage young people without a safe place to … Continue reading KidCents helps homeless young people fulfill their potential! – Yvette Sumner