North Kent Community Services

Service center asks for Easter donations

February 24, 2011 // 0 Comments

North Kent Community Services (NKCS) is collecting items in February and March to make 500 Easter baskets for the children they serve. NKCS would appreciate donations of the following items by March 31: • candy or fruit snacks • Easter baskets and grass • small stuffed animals—Beanie Baby size • bubbles and sidewalk chalk • jump ropes and balls • markers, [...]

Bus drivers union food drive feeds six families

December 2, 2010 // 0 Comments

For the third year, the Rockford bus drivers union gave back to the community by donating food and money. Working with North Kent Community Services to make the best use of monetary donations, the group was responsible for feeding six families this holiday season. Members of the bus drivers union raise enough food and cash to feed six families this holiday season. Union [...]

Rockford Rotary, D&W donate turkeys for holidays

November 24, 2010 // 0 Comments

Dinner is on us—Rotarian Ramona Hinton, D&W Store Director Char Bouwkamp, John Leale of NKCS, and Rotarian Dave Robach prepare to unload 130 turkeys for families in need just in time for Thanksgiving Day.   For the second year, Rockford Rotary Club and D&W Fresh Market have teamed up for a tasty and timely donation to families in need. Rotary donated $1,500 [...]

North Kent Service Center changes name

October 14, 2010 // 0 Comments

by JUDY REED It’s been around for almost 38 years, serving the northern Kent county community—from 6 mile north to the county line—with food, shelter, utilities support, clothing, counseling and more. Technically known as the Rockford community services center, it began being called the North Kent service center sometime in the 1980s. However, effective October 1, [...]
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