KITH’s Vision: A safe and supportive community, where opportunity exists for all families to achieve stable housing and self‑sufficiency.
KITH’s Mission: Bringing our community together to partner with homeless families by providing affordable housing and empowering them with practical case management and hope.
Our community faces a huge challenge. In January 2014, volunteers counted 3,123 unsheltered people in King County, an increase of 14% over 2013. Over 24,000 people experience homelessness in King County each year. The number one cause? Lack of affordable housing. 45% of renter households in King County pay more than 30% of their income for rent. Less than 5% of apartments in King County are affordable to households earning less than 30% of median income. Homeless children are at higher risk of illness and delayed development.
It’s not fair, but it’s reality.
KITH helps homeless and at-risk families with children in King County to become stable and self-sufficient. KITH stabilizes families in 32 KITH apartments and in units owned by others. Then KITH assists the families with services including case management which helps them make lasting life changes leading to permanent housing. When you help KITH you help homeless families transform their lives, strengthening our community.
Each of us can help by caring, giving, volunteering, and by being part of the solution.
Thank you for your investment in KITH, making life change possible for homeless and at-risk families.
KITH is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
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To help reduce mailing costs and funnel more resources into serving needy families, KITH now makes its Quarterly Newsletter available via email and on our website.