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
K-5th Program The Salmon Bay Boys & Girls Club offers before and after school programs serving Salmon Bay K-8 and Loyal Heights elementary schools. Vans pick up kids from Loyal Heights each afternoon, while a staff member walks Salmon Bay students to the Club. Hours Of Operation Morning Program: 7:00 a.m. until school starts Afternoon Program: End of school day until 6:00 p.m. Daily Afternoon Schedule (M/T/Th/F) 2:30 – Kids from Loyal Heights arrive and have free time in the Main Room 3:25-4:15 – Kids from all other schools
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
Boys & Girls Clubs of King County was honored by Seattle Business magazine 2018 Community Impact Awards for "saving, changing and improving lives in the Puget Sound region." Richard Harris, Boys & Girls Clubs Board Chair, shared "Being include among the incredible organizations represented is an honor in itself, and on behalf of our board, staff, families and our Club kids, we are grateful for the opportunity to be such a cornerstone community resource for young people in the greater
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
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.
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
YouthForce is Boys & Girls Clubs of King County’s teen employment program, offering a unique approach to workforce readiness by providing teens with employment opportunities and career development workshops while creating rewarding employment solutions for local businesses. YouthForce University Teens kick off the program with a series of workshops targeted to prepare them for the workforce. Teamwork Internships Some are placed in internships where they build employment skills alongside peers at Sounders