Seahawks and Starbucks Team Up to Raise Funds for the Y's Alive & Free Program
Street outreach workers from the Y’s Alive & Free program joined Coach Pete Carroll and Seahawks players to guest barista at 10 local Starbucks on September 16. Proceeds from the event and month-long gift card promotion benefit A Better Seattle, which supports the Y’s work with youth impacted by violence, gangs and the juvenile justice system. See more at the Seahawks website, Seattle Times, and Evening Magazine.
Gates Foundation and Microsoft Partner with the Y for Day of Caring
Employees from Microsoft and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation gave generously of their time and talents at five Metrocenter YMCA sites at this year’s United Way Day of Caring. Projects ranged from painting the living space of formerly homeless young adults at Harder House (an Urban League transitional living home operated by the Y) to organizing gear and clothing given to teens unable to afford their own gear at the Y’s GOLD and BOLD outdoor leadership trips.
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