Open Position: SLY Support Coordinator

Teen Feed is looking for an experienced Support Coordinator to join our committed team to provide structured support to homeless and street-involved youth and young adults to help them make positive choices, address barriers to stability, and transition to a life off the streets. Service Links for Youth (SLY) Support Coordinator Job Description Essential Duties […]

Christmas Day for Youth with Tom Douglas Crew!

It’s a little quiet at Teen Feed on Christmas Day. The typically loud chatter of young people gives way to gentle conversations as youth reflect on the holiday. They talk with volunteers and celebrate the holiday with people who care for them. And they enjoy an extra special Christmas dinner. Nate Crave is cooking. A […]

Christmas Eve Warmth at Teen Feed

The Litov family and friends gathered in the University District at 4:00pm on December 24th. A small army of smiling helpers were armed with carloads of groceries and gift bags. Their mission was to create a festive holiday celebration for homeless and street-involved youth at Teen Feed. And they succeeded! The teams of adults and […]

2013 Holiday Party for Youth – Merry, Festive & Bright!

On December 16th, University District Service Providers Alliance (UDSPA) worked with the community to throw a holiday celebration for homeless and street-involved young people!  The UDSPA Holiday Party is often the only holiday celebration many youth in need will have this season. The party is a special opportunity for youth and the service providers and […]

KEXP Basic Needs Drive Party a Success!

KEXP hosted the first ever Basic Needs Drive Party from 10am-6pm on Friday, November 15th to benefit homeless young people in our community! The purpose of the event was twofold – to collect donations of basic needs items for young people in need, and to enroll young people in healthcare benefits. KEXP’s Basic Needs Drive […]

Join Us for KEXP’s Basic Needs Drive Party!

JOIN US for a Basic Needs Drive Party at KEXP  from 10am-6pm on Friday, November 15th! We will be collecting donations of socks, clothing, toiletries for youth in need from 10am – 6pm in KEXP’s parking lot at 113 Dexter Ave South (between Denny and John Streets).  KEXP’s basic needs drive is a compliment to their […]

Meet Our New Executive Director: Tabitha Jensen!

Teen Feed’s Board and staff is excited to welcome our new  Executive Director, Tabitha Jensen! Tabitha brings with her over 15+ years of experience in social service program management, advocacy, administration and social justice work to offer, build, and ally in support of young people at Teen Feed. Tabitha holds a BA and MBA from Marylhurst […]

Give a holiday gift to youth in need this year!

“Thank you! I feel like I am part of a family.” – a youth’s voice Each year a group the agencies of the University District Service Providers Alliance (UDSPA), come together to plan an Annual Holiday Party for the youth we all serve. The UDSPA Holiday Party combines lively music, silly costumes, holiday decorations, a […]

2012 Community Recognition Awards

Each year Teen Feed recognizes community members who do an amazing job supporting youth at Teen Feed. We have over 600 active volunteers, and it is so incredibly hard to find just one person to honor. In some cases, we couldn’t choose just one. Tremendous thank you to *all* of Teen Feed’s amazing volunteers and […]

Teen Feed is community driven… in our new van!

On July 24th, Teen Feed’s community-driven friends and staff gathered to celebrate the arrival of our first vehicle – a light blue Toyota Sienna minivan! The new van, which was proudly on display on University Way, features the Teen Feed logo and the names of the generous donors who made the vehicle possible. Over sparkling […]