Alumni Feature: Khairi   Khairi, the 2018 King County Youth of the Year, and recipient of the BeyGood $100,000 Scholarship (Beyoncé’s charity initiative), started his freshman year at the University of Oregon this fall! After overcoming a number of challenges throughout his childhood, Khairi found stability and trusted adult mentors at the Club. Through Khairi’s experience at the Federal Way Ron Sandwith Teen Center, he learned about perseverance, established his morals and values, and became a role model for others.

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Club Safety Updates   Safety is our #1 Priority.   Boys & Girls Clubs are a safe place for kids and teens to go during out-of-school time. To maintain a safe environment, it’s important to monitor and update our spaces, as well as stay proactive about safety procedures among the staff and members. Our Youth Program Quality Initiative (YPQI) is based on Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, in which a safe environment is the first building block necessary to achieve a

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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

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Join us for a Back to School Bash sponsored by T-Mobile! Grab a bite to eat, enjoy fun activities, pick up school supplies and gently used clothes, and sign up for fall programs!   Event is free when you sign up, renew, or have a current membership.   When: August 23, 2019 Where: Federal Way Boys & Girls Club, 30815 8th Ave S., Seattle, WA 98003   Download the flyer here   We hope to see you there!

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