“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’” – Martin Luther King Jr. Monday, January 19, 2015 marked Martin Luther King Jr. Day, a national holiday created to honor the incredible life and legacy of civil rights leader, Martin Luther King Jr. In the spirit of giving back, four generous volunteer […]
Janet Himstead grew up in New Jersey and found herself in Seattle after living in California for 12 years and also spending some time in Jamaica. Janet and her daughter, Geneva, volunteer as advocates on Wednesday nights. Typically you will find Janet offering to take on any job that will help make the night run smoothly for […]
FROM THE DESK OF: Tabitha Jensen, Teen Feed Executive Director Dear Friends, The Teen Feed team has been maintaining a safety net for more homeless, street-involved and food insecure youth in Seattle and King County than ever before, welcoming over 800 unduplicated youth through our doors and serving over 20,000 meals to date this year. […]
Teen Feed works to offer basic needs items and daily essential to help homeless youth care for themselves. Teen Feed distributes basic needs items to youth at the nightly meal program, during street outreach, and in our office as youth access support coordination.
On at least three days a week, Teen Feed’s Street Talk Outreach Program (STOP) hits the U-District streets with food and socks to give away as they meet homeless young people in the streets and alleys where they spend time. We see it as an opportunity to connect with the most at-risk youth, who, as a result […]
We are very happy to announce that Advocate Volunteer, Rhonda Ellis, is November’s Volunteer Spotlight. Rhonda is originally from Kansas City, Missouri. She has always wanted to live close to the mountains, and, ever since being recruited by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center 16 years ago, she has enjoyed calling Seattle her home. Rhonda has been a […]
JOIN US as we celebrate Teen Feed’s meal and support programs that meet homeless youth “where they are at”!
Teen Feed is “More than a Meal,” it is a safety net homeless youth rely on to help them find their futures off the streets.
We look forward to seeing you at Teen Feed’s Annual Luncheon on Thursday, October 9th at University of Washington HUB’s North Ballroom! Teen Feed volunteers will be in University of Washington’s Red Square to welcome you and provide assistance finding your way. Click here for a map of how to access the Teen Feed luncheon […]
It’s simple. It’s relationships. It is our extreme privilege to announce that Advocate Volunteer, Carole Brand, is this month’s Volunteer Spotlight! From Canada and New York to the beautiful Great Britain, Carole has called some amazing locales home, so we count ourselves very lucky that she has settled down here in Washington and now joins […]
It is our extreme privilege to announce Oliver P. as our September Volunteer Spotlight! Born and raised in Seattle. WA, Oliver brings unbridled enthusiasm and warmth to program every week. He is a recent high school graduate, and plays six instruments, including the alto sax and ukulele. Oliver P. is an unmovable mountain of warmth […]