Summer meals for kids now available

MSC offers free snacks and meals for children 18 years of age or under through the United Way of King County's Summer Meals Program. Summer Meals will be available at the following locations during 2017: Site Name/Address Dates of Operation Service Times Boys & Girls Club 30815 8th Ave S., Federal Way Monday-Friday June 28-Aug [...]

2017-06-30T14:28:52+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Food/Clothing Bank, News/Media|0 Comments

There is hope

There is hope “I just wanted to call to say thank you for being there,” said Lisa when she called MSC right before the holidays.  Lisa was in town visiting relatives when she drove past the MSC offices in Federal Way and was taken back to a different time in [...]

2017-03-17T13:48:50+00:00 March 22nd, 2017|Giving, Housing, News/Media, Stories of Hope|1 Comment

Delivering hope

Delivering hope For the last fifteen years, Hank has played an invaluable role in getting food into the hands of those who need it in Federal Way. He’s a driver for MSC’s Federal Way Food Bank. Two to three mornings a week, he gets up early and goes to local grocery stores and [...]

2017-03-17T14:03:01+00:00 March 21st, 2017|Food/Clothing Bank, Giving, News/Media, Volunteers|0 Comments

Looking for a comeback

Looking for a comeback “My life went the way of the Mariners. Back in 2001, I had the best job of my life and was loving life.” Dean is a huge baseball fan, a veteran, and a Northwest native, born in Tacoma and raised in Puyallup. At 21 years of [...]

2017-03-17T13:33:54+00:00 March 20th, 2017|Housing, News/Media, Stories of Hope|2 Comments

Support equals success: MSC’s Positive Outcomes Program

Support equals success: MSC's Positive Outcomes Program “Support equals success,” shares Andre Bullard. Andre, Evan Cook, and Will Jimerson lead MSC’s new Positive Outcomes Program (POP). POP serves youth and young adults ages 12 to 24 years of age that are typically overlooked or underserved, many of whom are at [...]

2017-03-17T13:24:54+00:00 March 17th, 2017|Education/Employment, News/Media|0 Comments

Commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion

The Multi-Service Center would like to take a moment to reaffirm its commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion. These are values that we at the Multi-Service Center embrace and they are vital components in fulfilling our mission statement of “providing help and hope to our neighbors in need through innovative and integrated efforts that enhance [...]

2017-03-02T10:28:00+00:00 March 2nd, 2017|News/Media|0 Comments

Housing affordability and homelessness top community concerns in South King County Community Needs Assessment

Housing affordability and homelessness top community concerns in South King County Community Needs Assessment Click here to read the full 2016 Community Need Assessment Report Residents of South King County had the opportunity to share their concerns about the most pressing needs in our community through the recent Multi-Service Center [...]

2017-01-25T15:17:28+00:00 January 25th, 2017|News/Media|0 Comments

It’s a Joy

“When you are in a community, you need to give back. I thought Multi-Service Center was a good place to give back to the community and I was right,” shares Karen DelGrosso when asked about why she volunteers with Multi-Service Center (MSC). For almost thirteen years, Karen has volunteered in the food bank at MSC.  [...]

2016-10-07T14:45:12+00:00 October 7th, 2016|Food/Clothing Bank, Stories of Hope, Volunteers|0 Comments

Never Surrender

“I’m sick of looking back, I want to look forward. I want to leave a positive legacy and let people know not to give up, never to surrender.” At age 14, Jack left an abusive home and dropped out of school. He became emancipated so he could get an apartment and a job. He married [...]

2016-11-28T12:44:56+00:00 October 7th, 2016|Education/Employment, News/Media, Stories of Hope|0 Comments

Good Karma

Three years ago, Angiee Lafferty joined the Multi-Service Center (MSC) staff as an energy assistance counselor. When asked why she wanted to work at MSC, she replied, “I do it because I’ve been on the other side of the table, and it makes me feel good to help. It’s good a karma career.” Angiee and [...]

2016-11-28T12:44:57+00:00 October 7th, 2016|Energy, News/Media|2 Comments