Award-Winning Chief Development Officer Congratulations to Chief Development Officer Jayme Hommer, the recipient of Boys & Girls Clubs of America’s (BGCA) 2020 Outstanding Development Professional Award for the Pacific Region! The award honors a fundraising professional whose dedication, leadership, ingenuity and high ethical standards build and strengthen a Culture of Philanthropy in their Clubs and communities. COVID-19 hit Washington state mere weeks before the spring LunchBreak event – our second biggest fundraising event of the year. A ballroom of 1,000
We're doing whatever it takes for our community's kids so they can continue to excel in academic achievements and provide time for critical social-emotional learning. Read our back to school frequently asked questions to find out more. Are your fall school programs happening during remote learning due to COVID? Yes, registration is open and programs start in the first week of September unless indicated otherwise below. Clubs are closed the week of August 24-28 for deep cleaning and fall program
Boys & Girls Clubs of King County was informed in late July 2020 of a data security incident that may have involved the personal information of our donors. What Happened Boys & Girls Clubs of King County has been informed about a security incident involving a data breach at Blackbaud, our donor database provider. The company was a target of a ransomware attack, which was discovered and stopped in May 2020, by Blackbaud’s cybersecurity team. The attack compromised a backup copy
At Boys & Girls Clubs of King County, we recognize that it is our moral imperative to dismantle systemic racism. We must ensure the safety and dignity of all kids and families that depend on us every day. We know the recent news headlines are a symptom of a more significant problem — one that cuts across every aspect of society. It affects our schools, our criminal justice system, and other institutions that serve young people and their families. We
Club alumna Delannah Collins-Wright explains the critical role of the Club in her journey to becoming a confident professional at Microsoft.
A Message from Laurie Black, President & CEO Boys & Girls Clubs of King County Like so many, I am deeply saddened and angered by the hate perpetrated on People of Color. The avoidable, violent deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and others reflect society's ingrained racial prejudice and its unjust and tragic consequences. At Boys & Girls Clubs of King County, we have always known diversity makes us stronger together, and we are committed to respecting