Blog - Kitsap County

A Special Kitsap County Thank You

September 26 2018

A special thank you to Katrina and her team from Kitsap Tennis And Athletic Center for doing a fantastic job on their food drive. They collected enough food to pack up over 60 bags, which contain over 180 meals, along with 60 snacks. We can't thank you enough for your generosity. We are eternally grateful!

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Our National Conference is Less Than a Month Away!

August 31 2018

The StandUp For Kids National Conference is a highlight of the year, and something you will remember for the rest of your life. It is the biggest effort to bring us together and serve under one big banner. The location of our 2018 conference location will be Atlanta, Georgia, and will run from Friday, September 28 through Sunday September 30. The energy, the excitement, the connections, and the skills are just too important to pass up! Details: Agenda and registration: Find this info at standupforkids.org/conference. Registration closes September 10. Conference location: The American Hotel, located in Downtown Atlanta, Georgia. The $149/night room block must be booked by September ...

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A Kitsap County Thank You

July 31 2018

A special thank you to Kristal Baker, Owner & CEO of Express Employment Professionals for hosting the most amazing food drive. She was able to recruit over 17 businesses in Kitsap County to join her "Brand It Blue Day", campaign. They were able to filled over 200 food bags for our youths. A big shout out to the Express Employment Professionals team who did a fantastic job.   Local Businesses which collected food for StandUp For Kids through "Brand It Blue Day", are as follows:   AAA Bankers Life Manette Clinic  Raineer Tim Ryan Construction Wartsila Dr. Richie Ashley Furniture Blue Sky Printing Cont. Floral  Silverdale Chamber of ...

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Thanks from Kitsap County

June 26 2018

The Fred Meyer Reward Sweep & Food Drive was a huge success! Here are our fabulous results from the Bremerton Store. Total new rewards cards: 2Total of selecting rewards for our charity: 5Total made aware of charity options:10322 Food items donated$638.00 Food purchasedSix full grocery carts$167.00 Cash A special shout out to the store director, Christine Hopper, and assistants Michelle and Kyle. To our Miss Poulsbo, Miss Kitsap and Miss Silverdale Organizations, A sincere thank you to all for your valuable assistance in our Fred Meyer sweeps and food drive. We hope you all had blast! To Michelle Wesson, Executive Director, a heartfelt thank you for your fantastic insights ...

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Kitsap County Thanks Northwest Derby Company

March 26 2018

On Saturday March 24th, the Northwest Derby Company invited StandUp For Kids - Kitsap County to be a guest at their bout, held at Skateland in Bremerton. We had an exciting time!We hosted a silent auction which was very successful, and we also made new contacts with folks who want to volunteer, along with a person who has a Ph.D. and specializes in youth. A very special thank you to all the members of this company for their invitation.

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Look What We Did Together in 2017

January 25 2018

A year of highlights from Eddy Ameen, PhD, National Board Chair   Your support and involvement in our mission has helped make 2017 a standout year for StandUp For Kids. Our central responsibility is to our nation’s young people faced with homelessness, whether temporary or longer term. No matter the circumstances that got them there. No matter the work that needs to be done to help them transition them into safe, stable chapters of their lives. We are deeply humbled by this responsibility, and held fiercely to it through the political tumult of 2017. When some of our youth felt unwelcome, we stood taller to welcome them. In 2017, we worked with over 2,200 youth for the first ...

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