LunchBreak 2019

Event Date: Mar 7, 2019

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!

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Youth of the Year 2019

Event Date: Feb 5, 2019

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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,

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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

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2018 Summer Doorways Intern, Miracle, will represent Kaiser Permanente and share information about jobs in healthcare at this year's Youth Resource Fair.     This summer, 30 interns were accepted into the Doorways Internship Program and placed into 14 partner sites around Seattle. Miracle was the only one of her peers to be placed as an intern at Kaiser Permanente’s Renton Administrative Campus and she was just thrilled when they invited her to stay on past the program’s end. This internship

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2018 Lead Sounders Intern, Emanuel, reflects on his experiences with YouthForce and the impact he has on his peers: I ask myself, ‘How can I help them get out of their comfort zone?’”   [caption id="attachment_1777" align="aligncenter" width="640"] “I prepare myself to prepare them,” Emanuel shares, pictured here in the CenturyLink staff locker room before the Sounders FC match against Philadelphia on Sept 19th.[/caption]   Emanuel is one of five Lead Interns for the Sounders TeamWork Internship Program this year.

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