Blog - Kitsap County

Kitsap Shout Outs!

January 16 2020

StandUp for Kids - Kitsap County Thank you to all of our amazing recent supporters below. With your help, we can help break the cycle of youth homelessness in Kitsap County! West Sound Human Resource Management Association recently invited Margaret Rodriguez, Executive Director for StandUp for Kids - Kitsap County, to a luncheon and presented her with a check to provide 576 meals for our homeless and at-risk youth. We can't thank you all enough for this grant. A "GIANT" shout out to Fred Meyer - Bremerton (Kroger family) who has granted our Chapter with funding to provide our youth with pre-packed meals for the next few months. These funds will cover over 2,951 meals with snacks. Being ...

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Thank You To Our Most Recent Supporters!

January 7 2020

StandUp for Kids - Kitsap County  Kitsap Bank - Silverdale Branch  What a fantastic job done by the wonderful employees at Kitsap Bank Silverdale branch along with their customers. They packaged 343 meal bags, each containing breakfast, lunch, dinner, and a snack. A total of 1,029 meals plus 343 snacks. They also awarded us a check in the amount of $176.53. They have tripled their volume from last year. What a wonderful way they have given back to their communities by helping our homeless and at risk youth.    No Name Riders Motorcycle Club from Seattle has provided food supplies for our meal bags. They came in trucks to our storage units filling them up. What a ...

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Thank You Childtime Learning Center!

December 13 2019

StandUp for Kids - Kitsap County 1196 NW Tahoe Ln, Silverdale, WA 98383A giant thank you to Julie at Childtime Learning Center in Silverdale for teaching their Pre-K class how to give. "Picking up donations from our communities always leaves me speechless." - Rita Nicholson, StandUp for Kids - Kitsap County  

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A Big Shout Out

December 6 2019

StandUp for Kids - Kitsap County  Thank you to the local union UFCW21 Community Action Movement Builders for doing a pack out on November 20th to benefit StandUp for Kids - Kitsap County.   Present to do the 100 bag pack out were:  Ona Burkett,Tricia Nicks, Sonja Hammes, Ryan Degouveia, Cassie Wolle, (Kristen Beifus-not in photo)

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A Special Thanksgiving!

December 2 2019

StandUp for Kids - Kitsap County  Express Employment Professionals made an amazing presentation to our Executive Director, Margaret Rodriguez, on behalf of StandUp for Kids - Kitsap County. Kristal Thomas was able to communicate with her corporate office and secured a $3,500.00 donation. She's is truly a gem in our communities and is helping our youth secure a brighter future.   Our Executive Director (left) with Kristal Thomas of Express Employment Professionals

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See you in San Antonio

September 22 2019

Starting Friday September 27, the entire StandUp for Kids family -- from outreach volunteers, local leaders, and executive directors, to donors, national board, and staff -- will convene in San Antonio, Texas for mark our 29th year, and partake in one very special National Conference. The theme of this year's conference is "Remember the Mission," evoking the neaerby Alamo Mission's cry. We thought it would be fitting to tie in local roots with our own mission of "ending the cycle of youth homelessness." For the young people we serve, their own plea for independence rings ever so loudly in our ears and mobilizes us to take action. Together at this national conference, we have the ability ...

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