By learning skills to manage emotions, set goals, establish relationships, and make responsible decisions, kids are more likely to thrive in school and life.
Lauren looks for opportunities to help those who need it most with her positive outlook, ability to empathize, and emotional strength. We look forward to hearing from Lauren 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!
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
Mercer Island Business Breakfast Tuesday, November 6, 2018 | 7am Join us on November 6th at 7am for the Mercer Island Business Breakfast! Celebrate with the Boys & Girls Clubs of King County and the Mercer Island community as we support the important work the Club does to provide a safe and enriching space for kids. This year, we have the privilege to welcome Tod Leiweke as our keynote speaker. We are looking forward to hearing from Tod about
On Tuesday, July 17th, more than 3,300 containers of chocolate-covered sunflower seeds arrived at Boys & Girls Clubs of King County: a generous donation from TRP Company & Dae Young Corporation! Teens, kids, and staff from the Smilow Rainier Vista Club helped unload a packed truck. They couldn't believe how many jars there were (in total, making for more than 165,000 servings)! By the time all containers were unloaded, youth were cheering on the street and there were smiles all