November 27 2017
Here's what our youth in Kitsap County, Washington most need this winter:
Sweatshirts (adult small, medium, large)
Hooded sweatshirts (adult small, medium, large)
Sweatpants with pockets (adult small, medium, large)
Knit caps (adult)
Gloves (adult small, medium, large)
Fleece Ear Warmers / Headbands
Turtlenecks (navy blue or black, adult small, medium, large)
Tube socks (black & blue)
Knit scarves (women & men)
Shampoo & conditioner (travel size)
Hair brush (collapsible)
Deodorant (clear roll-on, alcohol free)
Generic toiletry kits (shaveless, basic ...Read More
November 14 2017
On October 28th, 2017, Tessio opened up their restaurant for a fundraiser for StandUp For Kids - Kitsap County!
A very special thank you to our event sponsors:
Margaret Rodriguez (Executive Director of StandUp For Kids - Kitsap County)
A big thank you to Thrivent Financial Action Team, who donated seed funding for the gift cards.
Also, thank you to Tessio, who donated 20% of their meal sales during the lunch crowd.
Lastly, thank you to all who donated for the silent auction, as well as those who donated food to fill our shelves!
Total Funds Raised $900.00
Card kits for saleCompleted card kits
November 8 2017
November is National Homeless Youth Awareness Month. This year we've set up a GoFundMe to raise funds to buy the supplies that we need to help the kids that we work with.
Please check out our GoFundMe campaign here: https://www.gofundme.com/standup-for-kids-kitsap-county
Check our our homepage at http://www.standupforkids.org/kitsapcounty for more ways to help.Read More
November 6 2017
Between now and December 31st, come check out our Wall of Hope inside Unique Local Bazaar at Kitsap Mall!
Our first donation! Thank you! This will purchase 75 cups of noodles.Read More
October 31 2017
Take a journey with Dezerae, who at thirteen years old was living on the streets. She was just trying to survive on her own. Hungry, scared, and always fearing for her life, until she met the volunteers at StandUp For Kids.
October 16 2017
Volunteers, staff, youth representatives, and board members from all across the U.S. gathered in Tucson for our national conference October 6-8, 2017. The conference theme was "Raising A.R.I.Z.O.N.A." for Awareness, Respect, Inspiration, Zero Stigma, Ongoing Support, National Concern, and Attention to the Plight of our Youth. The Tucson program hosted the conference. With input from the Executive Director Advisory Council, the conference featured some tremendous sessions, not only to share best practices and do hands-on outreach, but also to focus on raising leadership capacities and technical skills to meet the complex mental health needs of our youth.
An annual tradition at our ...Read More