The Kids First Project Blog

April 19, 2017

Technology for Youth Activism

When I set out to create my nonprofit, Kids First Project, two years ago, I quickly realized that my biggest challenge would be to find a way to effectively engage my community on the issue of youth homelessness.

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April 18, 2017

Volunteer of the Month: Sydney Buffonge

Sixteen and a current student at St. Mary's Academy, Sydney brings an endless amount of enthusiasm to our program nights at PHFS. Read on to learn more about her work with Kids First Project, her awesome Miniature Schnauzer, and her adventures in the beautiful PNW!

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January 17, 2017

Program Nights at Turning Point!

Hi guys! My name is Emily Ma and I am a volunteer leader and the Director of Finance and Administration.This is my first time writing a blog post but I'm so excited to write about my amazing experiences at our location in SW Portland.

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January 15, 2017

Volunteer Spotlight of the Month: Jackie Zhang

A current sophomore at Sunset High School, Jackie is our first Volunteer of the Month! Read on to learn more about her love for gelato and Keeping Up with the Kardashians..

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January 13, 2017

Student Work from Poeteen’s Poetry Workshops

Poetry created by youth staying at New Avenues for Youth, compiled by Sophia Mautz, one of our Volunteer Leaders.