Boys & Girls Clubs of King County Receiving Nourishing Neighbors Donations

Made possible by local Safeway and Albertsons stores

Seattle – As a selected charity partner, for Safeway and Albertsons annual Nourishing Neighbors campaign, Boys & Girls Clubs of King County will receive donations to support every child having access to a healthy breakfast. All donations made at select Seattle, Redmond, Renton, Kirkland, Federal Way, and Sammamish Safeway and Albertsons stores will be used to help provide healthy snacks and meals to youth at Clubs.

“We know healthy meals and snacks positively affect a child’s ability to learn, grow, and thrive. We’re thrilled to be a charitable partner of Safeway and Albertsons and the Nourishing Neighbors campaign,” said chief development officer, Jayme Hommer.

Boys & Girls Clubs of King County offers life-changing programs and services to more than 1,900 youth throughout the greater Seattle area each day. Clubs continue doing whatever it takes, offering extended full-day and half-day programming during remote learning due to the pandemic.

“Breakfast is an essential school supply for kids to learn, grow, and thrive,” said Karl Schroeder, President of the Safeway-Albertsons Seattle Division. “It’s an honor to support the work of Boys & Girls Clubs of King County. We are privileged to serve the community alongside organizations that work tirelessly to make our neighborhoods better places to live and work.”

Anyone wishing to support the Clubs through this program can go to any of the Safeway-Albertsons locations referred to above and donate to the Nourishing Neighbors program at checkout through September 30.

About Nourishing Neighbors

Nourishing Neighbors, a charitable program of the Safeway and Albertsons Foundation, is working to eradicate childhood hunger in America. With one in seven children in America not knowing where their next meal will come from, the funds raised in September will be dedicated to local efforts that ensure every child has access to a healthy breakfast.

About Boys & Girls Clubs of King County

Boys & Girls Clubs of King County is a leader in youth development, providing safe, inclusive, affordable places for kids and teens during out-of-school time. Clubs provide inclusive, safe, fun, experiences to assure success is within reach of every young person. Clubs ensure members are on track to graduate from high school with a plan for the future, demonstrate good character and citizenship, and live a healthy lifestyle.

As one of the largest Boys & Girls Clubs in the United States, the organization enjoys a rich history of more than 77 years serving King County youth.

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