Nourishing Neighbors at the Club Safeway and Albertsons, longtime supporters of hunger relief causes, are critical partners for our Clubs providing healthy food to our kids and families. As a proud part of the Nourishing Neighbors family, Club families received a generous donation from Safeway and Albertsons in April. But the generosity did not stop there! Through the Nourishing Neighbors Breakfast Campaign, Safeway and Albertsons shoppers contributed to donations to our Clubs for a record-breaking total of $141,457 to ensure
T-Mobile Invests in Club Scholarships Because of a generous and unexpected gift to our Scholarship Fund from Goldman Sachs made on behalf of T-Mobile, our Clubs are able to serve more youth who need a safe place to go. Keeping Clubs affordable to all is critical to ensuring we can address educational equity and racial justice. Our Club Scholarship Fund fills the gap not covered by state and city childcare subsidies. When approached by Goldman Sachs to nominate a non-profit
Partnership with Ford Fund and NW Ford Dealers to Help Feed Kids A big thank-you to our partnership with Ford Motor Company Fund and local Ford Dealers for helping us provide healthy snacks and meals for youth at our Clubs! Clubs across the Northwest region benefited from the approximately $100,000 donation from Ford Fund as part of the annual Ford Focus on Child Hunger campaign. In addition, participating NW Ford Dealers are making contributions to their own community’s Boys
"I have been a Boys & Girls Clubs supporter for just over 5 years now and it has been one of the most satisfying and rewarding parts of being a general manager for Buffalo Wild Wings."
“There’s nothing more valuable than providing opportunity, mentorship, and safety to young people,” said Howard York of PeopleSpace.
The Teen Employment Conference (TEC) is an event put on by YouthForce, the Youth Career Development Program of the Boys & Girls Clubs of King County. We are dedicated to leveling the professional playing field for youth with limited access to college and career readiness resources. TEC is about providing unique learning and career building opportunities for teens. Throughout the day, youth have the chance to attend career workshops hosted by local Seattle companies, practice their interview skills, and enjoy a
COUNTLESS POSITIVE STORIES came out of this year’s Sounders TeamWork Internship, and it would be impossible to revisit them all. At each Sounders match, YouthForce interns leapt out of their comfort zones and into an exciting world of work at CenturyLink Field. They worked together in teams, greeted tens of thousands of fans, and played a crucial role in creating an amazing game day experience for Seattle’s soccer fans. Most interns are already planning new beginnings with jobs
Tony and Zilliang's First Office Experience Providing Data Support For Local Non-Profit [caption id="attachment_1906" align="alignnone" width="640"] Zilliang and Tony hanging out in the hallway of Centro de La Raza where the Global Visionaries offices are housed.[/caption] YouthForce is thrilled to be working with Global Visionaries this year as an internship site for our Doorways and WIOA Internship Programming. Global Visionaries is a Seattle non-profit that "facilitates a multi-year youth leadership program with an emphasis on social and environmental justice.
Longtime partner Microsoft has played a vital role in supporting Boys & Girls Clubs of King County through the dedication of time, resources, thought leadership, in-kind donations, and volunteerism. Microsoft works to support every level of our work, with 21 Microsoft employees sitting on our Club Advisory Boards and hundreds more involved at our Clubs through volunteering, coaching, and financial donations. Volunteerism In April 2018, a group of Microsoft employees and their families spent the day at our Federal Way,
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