North Kent Community Services

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

April 12, 2012 // 0 Comments

Donations make huge impact on those in need Dear friends at The Rockford Squire, Thank you for your wonderful donation of Easter baskets and goodies to fill them. We are hoping to make and distribute 500 Easter baskets for the children of our families. With your help, we will be able to bring a smile to many children’s faces on Easter morning, who otherwise may not [...]

Nine years of Dress the Dolls has provided countless smiles

December 15, 2011 // 0 Comments

Top ten include repeat winners  by BETH ALTENA Several of the creators of this year's top 10 Dress the Dolls are at United Bank in Rockford for a photo and to receive prizes. The CARSTAR doll was one of this year’s public-voted Top Ten Dolls in the United Bank Dress the Dolls event, but owner Dan Williams said he wasn’t the talent that dressed the winning doll. [...]

Local business sponsors holiday program that gives back to community

November 24, 2011 // 0 Comments

Reds on the River partners with area nonprofits with gifts ‘that keep on giving’  When the hustle and bustle of the holidays has passed and families turn their attention to the New Year, one local company will deliver gifts “that keep on giving” through six local charities. Reds on the River in Rockford has partnered with the following organizations and will [...]

Great Northern Trading Company offers discount for donation to NKCS

October 27, 2011 // 0 Comments

Need is greater than ever by BETH ALTENA Barb Stein, center, and her staff at Great Northern Trading Company are hoping shoppers will take advantage of their holiday promotion to help families of the North Kent Community Services. A donation of cash, non-perishable food item or children’s new clothing will be rewarded with 20 percent off your entire purchase October 29 [...]

Cars, crafters needed for Hope event

September 1, 2011 // 0 Comments

Cars and crafts—what a combination! Hope Community Church of Rockford will be hosting a unique event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on October 1. Cars and Crafts for Hope is a benefit to raise funds and collect food for North Kent Community Services, who serves our neighbors in need every day, providing food, clothing and household goods, nutrition counseling and other services. [...]
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