Blog - Kitsap County

A Kitsap Thank You

March 18 2020

StandUp for Kids - Kitsap County A special shout out to Dana Post, owner of Life Changing Real Estate. Dana’s brokerage house is Keller Williams. She recent sold a home for one our board members and donated $1,000.00 to StandUp for Kids.  We are over the moon for her generosity.

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Kia Calls For Nationwide Blitz Against Youth Homelessness In Super Bowl Campaign

January 29 2020

News provided by Kia Motors America Kia Teams with Standout Rookie Running Back Josh Jacobs in 60-Second Spot Focused on Overcoming Adversity and Achieving the Impossible Dream Jacobs - who experienced homelessness growing up - gives his "younger self" valuable encouragement and advice For every yard gained during the big game, Kia's "Yards Against Homelessness" initiative will donate $1,000 to three charity partners dedicated to ending the issue of youth homelessness IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- What would you tell a younger you trying to make your way through the world? For Josh Jacobs, who rose from homelessness in middle school to football stardom, it is an inspiring ...

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Kia Chooses StandUp for Kids for Big Game Campaign

January 27 2020

Kia Motors America has announced that their Big Game commercial this Sunday will address youth homelessness. What's more, the company has decided to give a major donation to StandUp for Kids and two other organizations caring for homeless youth in America! According to Kia, "This year, with more than 4.2 million young people experiencing homelessness in the U.S., the car company known to 'Give It Everything' will use its big game advertising platform to give back in a meaningful way. For every yard gained during the game, Kia will donate $1,000 to three charity partners dedicated to ending the issue of youth homelessness and transforming the lives of young people in ...

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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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