Volunteer Spotlight: Hana Alicic

  Hana Alicic Gives Everything She’s Got Hana is an absolutely incredible young woman. To be honest, we’re shocked we haven’t featured here already! She’s one of the busiest volunteers we’ve ever met, and one of the most dedicated. Along with wrapping up her undergraduate degree in Public Health and Statistics at UW, she works […]

A New Year: New Beginnings for Youth

Every day, over the Teen Feed meal, young people begin to take steps towards of safety, stability and happiness. Every warm meal, every positive choice made, every goal achieved brings remarkable young people closer to the life they envision for themselves. It is our privilege to work with you to meet the basic needs of homeless […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Debbie Jae

  Debbie Jae an Advocate by Nature Last April Debbie was looking for a way to help out in her community. With several teens at home, Teen Feed felt like a natural choice. Since volunteering at Teen Feed, Debbie has begun working for herself as a medical communicator. Debbie found that because of her medical […]

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 […]

Teen Feed to provide access to healthcare for youth in need!

The Washington Health Benefit Exchange today announced the selection of Teen Feed to perform community outreach as part of a broader marketing and communications effort for Washington Healthplanfinder. Washington Healthplanfinder is a new way for people to find, compare and enroll in health insurance in Washington and gain access to free or low-cost health coverage. […]

Share Your Perspective on the Seattle Police Department

Do you remember First Nation Wood Carver, John T. Williams? He was an unarmed community member, shot and killed by a Seattle Police officer in 2010. This incident, along with several other serious incidents involving police and people of color ignited public concern about excessive use of force and bias in the Seattle Police Department. […]

Meet Teen Feed’s Newest Staff Member: Hana Kawai!

Teen Feed’s Staff and Board are excited to welcome Hana Kawai, our new Meal Program Coordinator for South King County! Hana’s extensive background in social services and youth empowerment makes her a perfect fit for Teen Feed. Whether she’s coaching girls’ Ultimate Frisbee, coordinating evenings at our neighboring shelter ROOTS, or running program at Teen […]