King County Youth of the Year Saturday, February 12, 2022 2 p.m. Sammamish Boys & Girls Club Please join us in celebrating our most outstanding teens from across the County at our annual Youth of the Year event. We are thrilled to bring our Boys & Girls community together to recognize and honor remarkable young leaders who embody the mission and values of the Club. You'll hear powerful stories from impressive young people about finding and embracing their local Boys

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Lucas and Nelia’s Club Story   Thank you for supporting kids in our community. Your dedication to Club youth is inspiring. Throughout the last year, families and youth in our community have inspired us to be innovative and adaptable. From exciting new teen programs, to flexible Club hours, Boys & Girls Clubs of King County is a safe, bright spot for many families in our community. Nelia and her son Lucas experienced this flexibility firsthand. As a Certified Medical Assistant

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Boys & Girls Clubs of King County is pleased to announce that two of our Operations Directors, Kendrick Davis and Caitlin Relyea, have been promoted to serve as Area Directors for the organization. Area Directors manage the programming, growth, and community engagement for multiple Boys & Girls Clubs. Caitlin supports the Ballard, Salmon Bay, Magnolia, Lawton, Coe Clubs. Kendrick oversees Clubs on the East Side, including Kirkland, Juanita Elementary, Mark Twain, Redmond Elementary, Rosa Parks Clubs.  As a student athlete,

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We are thrilled to be part of a community that is dedicated to keeping our neighborhoods safe. On November 1, 2021, The Seattle Community Safety Initiative hosted a town hall to address safety concerns within the community. In a panel moderated by King County Council Member Girmay Zahlay, various community members had the opportunity to share their perspectives and experiences. Boys & Girls Clubs of King County staff Marty Jackson, the Executive Director of SE Network, and Tanisha Scott, the SE

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In partnership with the Seattle Seahawks, Gamechangers is a Club program for teens with five in-person events, focused on fun and motivation on Friday nights. Starting October 1 and ending with a Seahawks Game Day experience on January 2, teens from Clubs across greater Seattle gather for creativity, games, and learning experiences with Seahawks partners.  Presentations include: Jordan Babineaux, former Seahawks player and author of Pivot to Win Courtney Thompson, former University of Washington volleyball player and Olympian Mental Health

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Boys & Girls Clubs of King County is distributing back-rent assistance funding to families in our community. We have partnered with the King County Eviction Prevention and Rental Assistance Program and Mary’s Place to support our community. This program highlights the importance of inter-organizational partnerships in our community to provide effective community support programs. We are thankful to be able to build on our existing relationship with Mary’s Place as we work together to provide eviction prevention funds to our

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Meet Dominique! Isn’t it amazing how something as seemingly small as switching a flight time can turn into a life-changing event? This happened 3 years ago for Dominique Mesick. While on her way back to Seattle from L.A. she decided to change to an earlier flight home. When she boarded the plane, she sat next to a community member that changed her life. This man was Richard Harris, Boys & Girls Clubs of King County’s former Board Chair.          Richard

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Great Futures Gala & Auction

Event Date: October 23, 2021

Great Futures Gala & Auction Saturday, October 23, 2021 | 6 PM Westin Seattle OR Virtual What is the Great Futures Gala & Auction? Great Futures Gala & Auction, formerly known as Kids Auction, is Boys & Girls Clubs of King County's largest fundraising event of the year! We are so excited to gather with you, however it feels most comfortable. Together, let’s celebrate Club kids, teens, and staff by investing in high-quality experiences for all youth! Learn more here! What

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Community Spotlight: Nancy Remak Our annual Youth of the Year event celebrates outstanding teens in our community. Each Youth of the Year nominee gives a speech about their experience at the Club. These speeches are the highlight of the event for most attendees, but there is so much more going on behind the scenes. For the past four years, Nancy Remak has played an integral role in the event by serving on the judging team. Nancy’s commitment to our Clubs

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Celebrating our Volunteers during Volunteer Appreciation Month   In celebration of April as volunteer appreciation month, we want to send a huge thank-you to our Club Advisory Board (CAB) volunteers! CAB volunteers are vital members to our Club teams, offering a wide range of support from fundraising and advocacy to staff appreciation to Club beautification projects and more. Throughout the past year, our CAB members’ adaptability and willingness to step in to support our Club staff and families has been

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