We hope you join us on March 7 as we celebrate LunchBreak at the Westin Seattle! LunchBreak is our annual luncheon showcasing a dynamic keynote speaker, the inspiring stories of our youth and alumni, and an opportunity to learn more about the mission-driven programming we offer at Boys & Girls Clubs of King County. This fundraising event supports 26,000 kids and teens served throughout greater Seattle. This year, we welcome Alisha Valavanis of the Seattle Storm and Force10 Sports Management as our LunchBreak keynote speaker!
King County Youth of the Year Tuesday, February 5th 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Husky Union Building Register Join us for Youth of the Year 2019 to celebrate Club members that have shown exceptional character and accomplishments through significant adversity. We'll hear powerful stories from impressive young people about finding and embracing their local Boys & Girls Clubs, building positive change in their communities, and pursuing fulfilling futures in their education and careers. Candidates will vie for the title of
Recap: Federal Way Turkey Dinner 2018 Starting with a reminder by Program Director Louie Grill to pause and appreciate loved ones, the Ron Sandwith Teen Center's Turkey Dinner presented an opportunity for members and supporters to gather around the table, enjoy a delicious meal, and celebrate one another's company. Club members lined up on the evening of November 15 to fill their plates with scrumptious Thanksgiving classics like stuffing, turkey, ham, candied sweet potatoes, mac 'n cheese, and mashed
C.J. Prosise is back and will be hosting the BeProsise Thanksgiving Takeover Youth Event powered by Premera Blue Cross. BeProsise Thanksgiving Takeover Tuesday, November 20th 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Southwest Boys & Girls Club The event will host 300 local youth from the Southwest Boys & Girls Club and will provide the attendees with a memorable holiday experience including a complimentary Thanksgiving meal, meet and greet with Prosise, photo booth, and a D.J. playing music throughout. Each youth attendee will also
Mercer Island Business Breakfast Presented by On Tuesday, November 6, 2018, more than 200 community members, business owners, and supporters gathered for the Mercer Island Business Breakfast, presented by QFC. This year's Mercer Island Business Breakfast raised $72,160 to support the Mercer Island Boys & Girls Club! Donations provide a safe and positive place for more than 2,400 Mercer Island youth to learn, grow, and play. Special thanks to our keynote speaker Tod Leiweke from Seattle Hockey Parters, Angie Bryant
Conference Focus is Elevating Youth Voice This week, two of our YouthForce Staff, Career Internship Program Director Lareesa Blakely and Case Manager Valerie Macaraan, had the opportunity to attend the 2018 Bridge Conference, an event hosted by School's Out Washington. "It was an amazing conglomerate of youth development professionals, program directors, educators, youth advocates, and facilitators from all over the nation. The theme of the workshop was 'Elevate Youth Voice' and the numerous workshops that were offered throughout the
On Saturday, October 13th, representatives from more than 35 local organizations came out to bring opportunities to more than 100 Seattle-area youth. Check out some of our favorite moments from the day. "I'm interested in medicine and social justice, and I met so many people in that area today. I'm definitely going to join one of them." - Dominique, 2018 YouthForce Intern "One youth wanted to know more about physical therapy so we're going to connect
Thank you Kids Auction 2018 supporters! Together, we raised... On Saturday, October 6th, more than 800 community members gathered for Kids Auction 2018 to celebrate and support youth across King County. In true kid-centered fashion, the Seattle Sheraton was transformed into a carnival featuring face painting and balloon hats, skee ball, palm readers, and acrobatic performances! The night's silent and live auctions brought in an organization record-breaking $1.2M to support Boys & Girls Clubs of King County's programs! President/CEO Dr.
Mercer Island Business Breakfast Tuesday, November 6, 2018 | 7am Join us on November 6th at 7am for the Mercer Island Business Breakfast! Celebrate with the Boys & Girls Clubs of King County and the Mercer Island community as we support the important work the Club does to provide a safe and enriching space for kids. This year, we have the privilege to welcome Tod Leiweke as our keynote speaker. We are looking forward to hearing from Tod about
Thank you to the 499 people who attended or supported this year's Summer Dreams Gala & Auction and Don James Golf Classic on August 23rd and 24th. We are so appreciative of our community who came together to support Kirkland, Redmond, and Sammamish Boys & Girls Clubs! More Event Photos Couldn't make it to the event and want to support? Donate today! And make sure to check out our video highlighting Sam, a Kirkland Club kid. [embed]https://youtu.be/ZDhxAHzZgtY[/embed]