December 19 2017
Kitsap Bank in Silverdale rocked it this season. We want to thank them and their customers for their generous donations. StandUp For Kids received over 60 pre-packed food bags, each containing a breakfast, a lunch and a dinner as well as a snack. Any youth in Kitsap County will be able to pick up a package either at school or at our local libraries. In addition, Kitsap Bank customers provided more bulk items, so we can continue filling bags.A special thank you to Kim Peterson, AVP Branch Manager and Michelle Moyer, Senior Client Service Specialist for coordinating this massive collections of food items for our youth. If you're looking for a local bank, please give Kitsap Bank a ...Read More
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
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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
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.