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Growing awareness: helping students who are homeless

Published on September 17, 2018 By Pegge

Are you, or is someone you know sleeping in a motel, a camper, a tent, couch-surfing, shelter, or “doubling-up” living with friends or relatives until you can find or afford a place on your own? The KPBSD Students In Transition program can help families or unaccompanied youth who lack a stable, adequate, and permanent place […]

Let’s turn 10K into 20K for students who are homeless

Published on November 30, 2015 By Pegge

News Release Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Contact: Pegge Erkeneff, 907.714.8888 What’s Your One Thing? Soldotna, November 25, 2015—A generous person who believes in kindness learned about the Candlelight Vigil for KPBSD students who are homeless, and wants to make a difference. So, the donor offered a gift: a 100% matching challenge up to $10,000 […]

News Release: KPBSD students are homeless // come to a candlelight vigil

Published on November 12, 2015 By Pegge

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District Contact: Pegge Erkeneff, 907.714.8888 News Release Candlelight vigil for KPBSD students who are homeless Soldotna, November 12, 2015—Families and unaccompanied youth are homeless on the peninsula. An invisible reality to many residents, would it surprise you to know that 253 is the average number of students who experience homelessness, but […]

Candlelight Vigil for homeless youth and families

Published on November 5, 2014 By Pegge

Kenai Peninsula Borough School District News Release Contact: Pegge Erkeneff, 907.714.8888 Candlelight Vigil for homeless youth and families Soldotna, November 5, 2014—Families and unaccompanied youth are homeless on the peninsula. An invisible reality to most residents, the number 253 is important. Would it surprise you to know that 253 is the average number of students […]

Share awareness: students are homeless

Published on November 8, 2011 By Pegge

I am a foster adoptive mother. My heart stretches to people on our margins–especially teens and children. I believe that change begins with awareness. So I pose the question to you: Are you aware that 121 students are homeless in our school district? In our local towns? At the end of the 2010-2011 school year, […]