Cook-a-Meal for our Transitional Homes

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Accelerator YMCA

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The Accelerator YMCA has a Transitional Housing Program that hosts young people who are transitioning out of foster care and/or homelessness. We have six single-family Shared Homes located across king County, in addition to our Young Adults in Transition (YAIT) building which houses 20 studio apartments in Downtown Seattle.

We're looking for volunteer groups to provide Holiday meals for YAIT and our Shared Homes throughout the months of November and December. Volunteers are welcome to commit to a one-time donation and/or multiple donations throughout the Holidays.

Food:

  • Food can be purchased or prepared. Provided food needs to include food labels and options that accommodate common dietary restrictions (i.e. vegetarian options).
  • If you are cooking the food, we can host up to 12 at our Resource Center in our provided commercial kitchen and/or at another YMCA branch location. If you cook the food remotely, at least one person must have a valid food handler's card.
  • YAIT: 20 people
  • Shared-Homes: 6 people/house

Please respond to this listing if you are interested in cooking a meal for our transitional houses this holiday season. Thereafter, we will coordinate a date and time to conduct the project/delivery.

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About Accelerator YMCA

Location:

2100 24th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144, US

Mission Statement

The Accelerator YMCA helps young people be safe, successful and happy by providing a variety of programs that promote success, prevent harm, and enrich lives.

Description

We provide a continuum of high impact programs for young people and their families that prevent harm, promote success and enrich lives. We share our successful approaches with other organizations to accelerate positive impact broadly, and beyond our YMCA.

Some of Acclerator programs include:

Get Engaged and PugetSoundOff programs equip the next generation of civic participants for employment through the development of media and media literacy skills, access to the newest digital technology, a youth art gallery and a thriving online blogging community. Participants have the opportunity to serve on city boards and commissions to further strengthen their voices and impact the community issues that matter most to them.

The Alive & Free Program: empowering youth and young adults to prevent and recover from violence and pursue their true potential

Family Services Mental Health: offering services that are strengths-based, individualized, client-driven, culturally-competent and community-based. Family Services Mental Health's vision is to support the well-being of families and communities, while developing spirit, mind and body.

Young Adult Services: providing opportunities and education, employment and housing resources for young people to set their own goals as they move from foster care or homelessness.

WHEN

Fri Nov 01, 2019 - Tue Dec 31, 2019

WHERE

Dependent on Volunteer GroupSeattle, WA 98104

(47.60155,-122.33234)
 

SKILLS

  • Cooking / Catering
  • Baking
  • Food Service
  • Food Delivery / Distribution
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • A valid food handler's card is required of at least one volunteer per volunteer group.

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