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Foundational Grants Critical for YES Services & Programs

Lidia Harding
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Foundation grants are critical to helping YES offer a wide range of behavioral health services to youth and their families in East King County. From supporting our Open Access walk-in services, to our three on-site Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists, along with many other key programs, our foundation supporters have been steadfast allies.

Because of our foundation partners, YES can continue to offer young people in crisis, and their families, the mental health counseling, substance use treatment, treatment for co-occurring disorders, and psychiatric services they urgently need. In 2019, more than 7,500 youth and their families walked through our doors and received comprehensive behavioral health services, regardless of their ability to pay. Moreover, 83% of clients achieved their treatment outcomes, which is a perfect example of the amazing success we can achieve when working together!

Our foundation partners have also been paramount in supporting our education and prevention programs delivered throughout the community. This support allows us to meet critical community needs, like enabling 53 LGBTQ teens to participate in our BGLAD support groups last year, and reconnecting 129 Hispanic youth, at risk of dropping out of school, with leadership opportunities through our Latino HEAT and Latinos Unidos programs.

Your generosity helps us ensure that all youth and their families receive the services they need to succeed, so a big THANK YOU to all our foundation supporters in 2019 and 2020 (to date), listed here:

Ballmer Group Philanthropy, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Byron & Alice Lockwood Foundation, Catania Family Foundation, Cooper-MacGrath Foundation, D.V. and Ida J. McEachern Charitable Trust, GBC International Bank Foundation, Horizons Foundation, McEachern Family Foundation, Medina Foundation, Microsoft Philanthropies, None Will Perish Foundation, Norman Archibald Charitable Foundation, Paul M. Anderson Foundation, Pete & Wilma Olsen Foundation, Premera Blue Cross Blue Shield, Price Philanthropies Foundation, Puget Sound Energy Foundation, RealNetworks Foundation, Robert Vasen Foundation, Rotary Club of Bellevue, Safe Crossings Foundation, Safeco Insurance Fund – Liberty Mutual Foundation, Schultz Family Foundation, Seattle Foundation, Seattle Times Fund for the Needy, Sheng-Yen Lu Foundation, The Foster Foundation, The Norcliffe Foundation, The Summit Family Foundation, Tableau Foundation, Tulalip Tribes Charitable Fund, Umpqua Bank Charitable Foundation, Wells Fargo Foundation, and Windermere Foundation.

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