Volunteer Spotlight: Collin

We are pleased to present Collin as this month’s Volunteer Spotlight. Collin began volunteering with Teen Feed as an Advocate about a year and a half ago. Collin excels at forming solid relationships with young people and providing trusted advice about how to get through tough situations – often similar to experiences he had when […]

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 […]

May’s Volunteer of the Month: Casey Middaugh

Casey Middaugh can’t stay away from Teen Feed. Casey first got involved with Teen Feed age 12, helping her Grandmother prepare food for her meal team. Between school and activities, Casey participate on meal teams, but wanted to be at Teen Feed regularly. Finding some free time in her busy schedule, last August Casey became […]

February’s Ally of the Month: Anika Bull

Anika Bull is not a typical 14 year old. Anika has been a stand-out Ally volunteer at Teen Feed every Sunday evening for nine months. Ally volunteers are young people 18 years or younger, who support program week for a minimum of six months. Anika didn’t limit herself to being an Ally. As a natural […]

Count Us In and One Night Count: 2013 Results

UPDATE: On January 24, 2013, Count Us In surveyed 776 unstably housed youth in King County. Of the 776 youth and young adults (YYA), 12% were under 18 years old, 51% were female, and 60% were people of color. Of the total 776 YYA, 329 were unsheltered, at imminent risk of homelessness or at risk […]

New Beginnings in 2013

The New Year marks new beginnings and positive changes – especially for the youth and young adults at Teen Feed. You make it possible for vulnerable young people experiencing homelessness to make their hopes a reality. It is our privilege to share the hopes for the New Year of young people who are relying on […]

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 […]

September’s Advocate of the Month – Kenneth Hamilton!

On Saturday nights, you can find Kenneth connecting with youth and young adults as an advocate for Teen Feed. During the week you can also find Kenneth at ROOTS young adult shelter, where he works. Not only is Kenneth volunteer at Teen Feed, but he helped coordinate the most epic volunteer appreciation kickball extravaganza AND […]

Teen Feed Ushers in a Season of Change

As summer gives way to autumn, Teen Feed also ushers in a season of change. During this dynamic time, we remains focused on providing consistency, connection, and delicious meals for youth and young adults in need. Please join us in celebrating new beginnings for our friends and staff members: Executive Director Megan Gibbard Departs After […]