Federal Way Back to School Day To prepare for the upcoming school year, the Federal Way team including the Club Advisory Board (CAB), collaborated with Community Health Plan of Washington (CHPW) to host a back-to-school event! Over the course of the day, 274 community members joined in the fun. Laurie Black, President & CEO, enthusiastically greeted families while Duwayne Le’i, Federal Way Operations Director, emceed the day. Kids picked out backpacks filled with school supplies, a barber lent his services to
Boeing Volunteers Support Back to School Hundreds of our youth are headed back to school with backpacks full of the supplies they needed thanks to the generosity of employees at Boeing and the company’s commitment to matching their passion for giving. In addition to raising money through the Liftoff for Learning campaign, ten Boeing employees also helped out at the great Back- to- School community events at our Rainier Vista & Federal Way Clubs – one brought his dad along
Be Great, Graduate Over this past year, we adjusted to being constantly inundated with new challenges. We shared many stories with you all about how the pandemic affected the Clubs and most importantly our youth. Club youth continue to need support, structure, and stability more than ever. Naomas Faletogo, Operations Director at our Southwest Club recognized the growing need for one-on-one mentorship for teens who were struggling academically. Naomas dedicated his career to supporting youth in our community, with 30+
Family Support Groups During these uniquely challenging times, Club professionals have gotten creative with how they are supporting caregivers. Teams at our Southwest and Federal Way Clubs created family support groups. These groups have been meeting on a weekly basis as a way to connect, troubleshoot issues, and get Club updates. Federal Way’s Operations Director Duwayne Le’i enjoys facilitating because he loves giving all the families a platform to connect with one another and just hang out. Ordinarily, these same interactions
2021 Federal Way 8th Ave Summer Programs Join us this summer for days that are filled with fun activities at the Club including art, group games, and songs. Campers will get a mixture of time at and away from the Club in a range of guest speakers/ presentations, as well as a variety of field trips around Washington State (alternative activities will be in place if the pandemic is still active). Grades: 1st - 5th Cost: $275/week Register Here
Learn about how Club programs are adapting to meet the ever-changing needs of our community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Federal Way Breakfast for Kids Recap On September 17, Federal Way community leaders attended a breakfast at the Ron Sandwith Teen Center to celebrate and raise support for young people in Federal Way. At the event, we heard from our new CEO Laurie Black, 2018 Federal Way Youth of the Year winner Jaylen, and NHL Seattle's president Tod Leiweke as this year's keynote speaker. What's even more exciting is that attendees helped raise $40,500 for Club kids and teens in
To teach kids about healthy and sustainable living, several of our Clubs have gardens where kids grow food that they can prepare and eat. Get a peek behind the blackberry bush into gardening programs at four of our Clubs!