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 Bellevue Reporter | March 5, 2015
YES fundraiser shares successes, losses | Nonprofit drew in $680K for youth programs
Over the past 18 years Patti Skelton-McGougan has served as executive director of Youth Eastside Services, drugs have become stronger and children more susceptible to feelings of depression and anxiety — but YES has and continues to be there to help youth and parents recover. More>

 Ron and Don / KIRO Radio / MyNorthwest.com | March 5, 2015
Penny Legate shares daughter's story to debunk images of addicts
Three years after her 19-year-old died of a heroin overdose, Northwest media personality Penny Legate said what she misses most is sharing a laugh with her daughter. More>

 Twst.com | March 2, 2015
Tech Leader Kevin Johnson Begins New Role as Starbucks President and COO
Long before Kevin Johnson was named Starbucks president and chief operating officer, and a decade before being appointed to the company's board of directors, he was a Starbucks customer. More>

 Remond Reporter | Feb. 20, 2015
Letting go of ‘not my child’ | Guest Column
A middle-schooler coping with the loss of a family member. A teen who was new to town and just wanted to fit in. A high-school athlete. The daughter of a Seattle news anchor. Depressed, rebellious, ostracized, troublemaker: These words don’t describe many of the kids we see at Youth Eastside Services (YES) for substance abuse. More>

 Kirkland Reporter | Feb. 11, 2015
King County Councilmember Jane Hague to run for re-election
King County Councilmember Jane Hague announced Feb. 10 that she will run for re-election to the King County Council. More>

 The Seattle Times | Feb. 8, 2015
Fund For The Needy donations hit all-time high
Seattle Times readers donated a record $1,287,878 to the annual Seattle Times Fund For The Needy campaign, which concluded last week. More>

 Issaquah / Sammamish Reporter | Jan. 20, 2015
Emmy-winning journalist to speak at YES event
In 2012, Emmy-Award-winning journalist Penny LeGate lost her daughter Marah to a heroin overdose. On Wednesday, March 4, LeGate will share what she’s learned as the parent of a child who struggled with substance abuse as the keynote speaker at Youth Eastside Services’ annual Invest in Youth Breakfast. More>

 Redmond Reporter | Jan. 9, 2015
'It can happen to anybody': LeGate shares personal story of loss and hopeat Youth Eastside Services’ Invest in Youth Breakfast
In 2012, Emmy-Award-winning journalist Penny LeGate lost her daughter Marah to a heroin overdose. On March 4, LeGate will share what she’s learned as the parent of a child who struggled with substance abuse as the keynote speaker at Youth Eastside Services’ annual Invest in Youth Breakfast. More>

 The Seattle Times | Jan. 3, 2013
One teen's transformation from gang member to role model
Six years ago, Placido arrived at Bellevue’s Highland Middle School with a backpack that contained no books; it was stuffed with beer. More>

 

 
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