Thank you to our Sponsors & Partners for their Generous Support to Kids and Families in our Communities!
Each holiday season, Ford Motor Company Fund’s Focus on Child Hunger Campaign benefits Boys & Girls Clubs in Washington, Oregon, northern Idaho, Montana and Alaska. Local Dealers across the region also partner with Clubs in their communities further supporting valuable youth development work.
For 5 years between 2007-2011, our Clubs were one of the coveted Spirit of 12 Partners, distributing game-day programs for the Seahawks. Proceeds from this programs, which is matched by the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation, were in excess of $250,000.
In 2016 Papa Murphy’s across West and Central Washington are partnering with Boys & Girls Clubs to enhance and promote healthy and active families. During the year Papa Murphy’s will conduct targeted campaigns to engage the community and their customers in this promotion effort. Funds will support a variety of programs, including gardening, scratch cooking, nutrition education and related activities that underscore portion control, a balanced diet and healthy food choices.
Teens from throughout Western Washington will have the opportunity to participate in career exploration, foster a strong work ethic, while also preparing for post-secondary education and career success. McDonald’s is committed to helping youth achieve their educational and career goals, and our partnership will provide Club teens with unique and fun hands-on learning experiences.
Washington Clubs work with the UnitedHealthcare to carry out the ambitious undertaking of helping our Clubs create a Culture of Wellness – not just in the gym, gamesroom or playing fields, but throughout the entire Club. This collaboration will help us ensure our Clubs are environments in which it’s easy for members to make healthy choices about nutrition and physical activity. UnitedHealthcare Community Plan plan members may receive a free membership to participate in Boys & Girls Clubs programs.
During the first quarter of the year Fred Meyer stores throughout the state invite customers to participate in giving to the coin box program at the store checkout. Store employees also choose to donate to the Fred Meyer Fund. All funds raised go directly to the local Club and community.
Since 2010, KeyBank has been the Presenting Sponsor of the Washington State Youth of the Year. KeyBank also generously supports our Clubs, allowing us to serve more than 79,000 youth each year.
CHPW is the official Nutrition Partner of Washington Clubs. With their support, Clubs will focus on nutrition education and equipping youth with the skills necessary to lead a healthy lifestyle. Programs will emphasize health and wellness, including snack and meal programs, cooking programs, and nutrition education focusing on portion control, balanced diets, and making conscious healthy food choices.
Grant funding from Safeway supports Healthy Lifestyle programming in Washington Clubs! In partnership with Safeway and the Hope Heart Institute, youth participate in the Kids Take Heart program. The program focuses on anatomy, fitness, nutrition, stress and goal-setting and equips youth with the knowledge necessary to make healthy lifestyle choices that reduce their likelihood of chronic disease later in life.
Amerigroup and parent company Anthem is our Triple Play partner at Washington Clubs. Their partnership also supports a new Daily Fitness Challenge. Club members engage in regular activities and compete against themselves and strive for improvement – building intrinsic motivation, confidence, and physical competence. Amerigroup plan members may receive a free membership to participate in Boys & Girls Clubs programs.