I have grown from someone unwilling to leave her bubble of security into someone who thrives on the thrill of trying new things and the excitement of meeting new people.
Eight inspiring teens took the stage to tell their stories.at the 2019 Youth of the Year Awards Ceremony. See who won!
From shy new girl to a service leader at the Ballard Boys & Girls Club, Piper's experience at the Club has led to newfound confidence and friendships. We look forward to hearing from Piper and celebrating her at the Youth of the Year Award Ceremony on February 5, 2019!
Meet the Boys & Girls Clubs of King County's 2019 Youth of the Year candidates!
Last Tuesday, December 11, staff, kids, and family from across King County's Boys & Girls Clubs gathered at the Mercer Island Club to celebrate and honor outstanding Club members of fall 2018. Youth of the Quarter is an award given out four to five times a year to Club members who have excelled in the areas of academic success, good character and citizenship, and healthy lifestyles. Once a recipient of the Youth of the Quarter, Club members are eligible for
Event has been rescheduled due to dangerous road conditions. New date and location are listed below! King County Youth of the Year Saturday, February 23 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Mercer Island Boys & Girls Club Register Meet the 2019 Youth of the Year Candidates! 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
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
We are always introducing different ways of learning at Boys & Girls Clubs of King County. Our literacy programs support every stage of education, offering fun rewards and activities while boosting reading confidence. Here are some of the programs we have this fall! Power Hour: Power Hour is our organization-wide program in which kids earn points for participating in read-alongs, doing homework and independent reading, writing stories, completing math worksheets or coding challenges, and doing independent projects. Points are redeemed
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,
Dear Boys & Girls Clubs of King County community, It has been my honor to lead this organization for the past two and a half years. Since stepping into the role of President/CEO, I have been working hard to ensure we are headed on a path for growth and success. Together, we have accomplished so much and with your continued support, we will continue to do so for years to come. This past year, we celebrated 75 years of youth