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Helping Youth Through Fashion: YouthCare Enters New Partnership with Nordstrom!

YouthCare is thrilled to announce a new campaign with longtime partner Nordstrom to support youth experiencing homelessness in Seattle. Over the years, Nordstrom has never wavered in its commitment to ending youth homelessness in our community. Their employees have shown up at our events, supported our annual luncheon, clocked countless volunteer hours cooking or cleaning… Read More of “Helping Youth Through Fashion: YouthCare Enters New Partnership with Nordstrom!”

Get out the Vote 2020 at YouthCare

Last September, YouthCare launched a two-month Get Out the Vote 2020 campaign for staff and youth. The campaign included a variety of initiatives—from presentations across YouthCare programs to partnerships with National Voter Registration Day, National Voter Education Week, National Vote Early Day, and the Election Trust Project. Through email campaigns, resource sharing, and social media,… Read More of “Get out the Vote 2020 at YouthCare”

YouthCare’s First-ever Luncheon: A Huge Success!

Wow! Thank you to everyone for tuning in and supporting the dreams of young people during our virtual luncheon last Friday! It was an honor to spend an hour with our community, connecting through stories of challenge, perseverance, strength, and joy from Youthcare alumni, clients, staff, and friends. Thank you for joining us! Together, we… Read More of “YouthCare’s First-ever Luncheon: A Huge Success!”

YouthCare Endorses Health Through Housing Proposal

YouthCare endorses the King County Health Through Housing proposal and we urge you to support it too. The Health Through Housing proposal will implement a 0.1% sales tax across King County for affordable housing and behavioral health treatment. Current forecasts estimate the tax will generate approximately $65-70 million a year, with the goal of housing… Read More of “YouthCare Endorses Health Through Housing Proposal”

New Rental Assistance Funds Available For Youth

YouthCare and the Y Social Impact Center have launched a new partnership to help youth and young adults pay back rent due to COVID. The two organizations worked together on a joint application made available through federal CARES funding and administered by the Washington State Department of Commerce, successfully securing a grant of $3.2 million… Read More of “New Rental Assistance Funds Available For Youth”

YouthCare Statement on Illegal Border Closure

For over ten years, YouthCare has been running a program called Casa de Los Amigos (Casa) for unaccompanied youth arriving at the U.S. border. The majority of youth served at Casa are fleeing war, gang violence, human trafficking, and extreme poverty. They arrive at Casa alone, with next to nothing. Casa, which is supported by the… Read More of “YouthCare Statement on Illegal Border Closure”