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 the
Check out our Virtual Club page. Fun and educational activities for at-home families. It also includes other helpful links for food resources, and more! Select Boys & Girls Clubs of King County are open for essential workers. See the list of open Clubs below. All athletic programs are postponed until further notice. We continue to follow all guidelines set out by Public Health under which our Clubs operate. Support is also available for homeless youth, and youth experiencing foster
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Make Your Gift Today Your GiveBIG donation means we can provide more youth provide with fun, educational, healthy places to thrive. When you give today, more kids will enjoy summer camps and programs, and after-school programs during the school year. While schools are closed due to COVID-19, our Clubs are open so that families of essential workers have a safe and productive place for their kids to: • Stay healthy and well-fed • Fight "brain drain" and continue learning •
On Friday, May 8, Boys & Girls Clubs of Washington will announce the 2020 Washington State Youth of the Year winners. We're hosting a virtual pre-party on Facebook to kick off the festivities, introduce our King County honoree, Miracle, and showcase our local teen programs. Join us Friday, May 8, to cheer on Miracle for Washington State Youth of the Year! At 2:25pm, Miracle will lead a virtual tour of the Smilow Rainier Vista Club. Then, we’ll hear from a
We hope you join us in supporting Miracle during the virtual Washington State Youth of the Year event!
Virtual Club programming you can do at home!
Thank you to Mercer Island's We Love MI Sports Clubs for their support! Boys & Girls Clubs of King County is adapting on many levels to address the needs of our community during COVID-19. We pivoted our second largest fundraiser from a live event to an online campaign. At the same time, we absorbed additional costs transitioning from before and after school programming to extended programming to support our families. We currently offer free or greatly reduced program fees to
THANK YOU! We are so grateful to everyone who made this event a success, despite the shift to a virtual campaign. Together, we raised a total of: $557,602 Thank you to everyone who engaged #LunchBreak2020 on social media and email, made a contribution, and continues to support the important work of providing stability and resources to our future leaders. Watch Facebook Livestream with President & CEO Laurie Black Make a Gift Our Speakers Jaylen Green
Youth of the Quarter is a wonderful opportunity to recognize outstanding Club teens and come together for a night of good food and community building.