Your Impact: Why Giving to Teen Feed Matters

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Teen Feed is meeting the needs of more youth, and doing so more effectively, than ever before.

Enjoy our 2014 Impact Report to see the support you have helped make possible for youth in need this year…

Haircuts for Youth in the University District

Meet Teen Feed’s newest volunteer and style aficionado, Sharalee! Every two weeks, she donates her skills as a barber for University District youth in need. Sharalee brings her own personal equipment, her exceptional talent, and her very big heart to each and every session. Having studied Psychology before pursuing a hairdressing career, Sharalee had always […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Nate Whitson

Nate started at Teen Feed in March 2014.  Calm, laid-back, and very approachable, Nate volunteers as an Advocate every Wednesday night, building strong relationships and trust with the youth we serve. Born and raised in Federal Way and educated at the University of Washington in Seattle, Nate spent a summer in San Francisco as an intern […]

United We Serve: MLK Day Volunteers at Work!

“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 […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Janet Himstead

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 […]

Message from Tabitha Jensen: Make the Season *Bright* for Youth in Need

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. […]

Sock & Basic Needs Item Drives for Youth!

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.

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.

Socks in Short Supply This Winter

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 […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Rhonda Ellis

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 […]

Teen Feed’s More than a Meal Luncheon a Success!

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.