Champion Families at Community Baby Shower

Last updated: May 11, 2022, at 8:37 a.m. PT

Originally published: May 11, 2022, at 8:37 a.m. PT

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By: Loria Yeadon   

President & CEO  

YMCA of Greater Seattle  


Our community is our extended family. At the Y, we place youth, families, and community at the center of our work, and we are committed to offering help to our extended family when in need. This is community caring for community. 

The Y and Amazon are partnering to provide resources to meet the basic needs of new and expectant families in the Greater Seattle region.    

Join us Sunday, May 15 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at accesso ShoWare Center in Kent to pick up a bag of free infant and toddler items. Goody bags will include diapers, baby wipes, bibs, food items, and more! RSVP Today

For our community members who are not in need of these items, but want to serve community together, please join us in preparing for this important event. Volunteers are key to the success of this event. Volunteer your time to support and build community with our local families at one or both of the volunteer opportunities below. 


Volunteer Opportunities 


Prep/Packing Day: Help pack bags of free infant and toddler items to be given out to families. Spend a day with fellow volunteers   and come together to help others. 

May 13, 2022  

9:00 am  to 2:00 pm  

Kent YMCA 

10828 SE 248th St 

Kent, WA. 98030 

Sign up today and let’s help families! 


Community Day: Meet families during a fun filled day of service, and give out bags filled with essential items like diapers, baby wipes, bibs, food items, and more! 

May 15, 2022  

9:00 am to 1:00 pm  

accesso ShoWare Center  

625 W James St 

Kent WA 98032  

Sign up to support community! 


Please join us in support of new and expectant families, register with the links above, and we’ll see you there! If you have questions, please contact

If you know a new or expectant family, please invite them to join us to claim a goody bags, filled with items for their families. RSVP Today 


Walking with Families all Year 


Beyond the Community Baby Shower, the Y and Amazon are committed to serving families and communities every day, especially those who need us most. Help us fight hunger. If you or someone you know is eligible for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) or Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT), register a card on Amazon through the Y to take advantage of discounts, free delivery, and qualify for $10 off $35+ on a Amazon Fresh order. Learn More  

Our work is only possible with you support. Consider supporting families in need all year long: make a charitable donation to the Y today. When you give to the Y, you're supporting the healing and recovery process from the trauma of the past and mitigating both the immediate effects and long-term disruptions to whole person health, well-being, and quality of life for families, young people, and community. Your contribution will ensure that those who need us most have access to quality programs, activities, and resources to achieve their full potential in spirit, mind, and body. 



In community and gratitude,  

Loria Yeadon  

President & CEO   

YMCA of Greater Seattle  


Loria Yeadon is President and CEO at YMCA of Greater Seattle. She is an accomplished non-profit and corporate leader, engineer, and patent attorney, with more than 35 years of demonstrated commitment to serving community. Yeadon is the first woman, as well as the first person of color, to serve as CEO in the 146-year history of the YMCA of Greater Seattle.   


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