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JOIN US at the 2024 Invest in Youth Breakfast | May 9, 2024

2024 Invest in Youth Breakfast

Join us for the 2024 Invest in Youth Breakfast

May 9, 2024 | 8-9:30 AM
Meydenbauer Center | Bellevue, WA

REGISTER TODAY!

Join us for a morning of inspiration at the Invest in Youth Breakfast fundraiser!

This event promises to be a powerful experience, featuring:

  • Heartfelt stories from YES clients who will share their stories of overcoming challenges and how they emerged stronger.
  • An insightful overview of the current trends in local youth mental health from CEO David W. Downing,
  • A captivating fireside chat with emcee Elisa Jaffe and special guest Seattle wide receiver and mental health advocate Tyler Lockett.

You can make a significant difference in the lives of children, youth, and families by supporting mental health services and programs regardless of a family’s ability to pay. While there is no cost to attend the event, there will be a suggested minimum donation of $200 to support youth and families in our community struggling with mental health and substance use challenges.

You don’t want to miss out on this meaningful event a morning that promises to inspire and motivate you to make a positive impact! Even better! Invite your friends, family, and coworkers to join you by hosting a table.

REGISTER TODAY  SIGN UP TO BE A TABLE HOST

 

TABLE HOSTS

Harness your passion for supporting children, youth, and families struggling with mental health and substance use issues by inviting ten guests (including yourself) who you know will be inspired by YES’ work and would be willing to make a donation to support our work.

Table hosts may choose to co-host a table and invite just five guests.

All table hosts will have the exclusive opportunity to meet with keynote guest Seattle wide receiver Tyler Lockett.

SIGN UP TO BE A TABLE HOST

REGISTER YOUR GUESTS

DOWNLOAD THE TABLE HOST PACKET IN PDF  DOWNLOAD THE TABLE HOST PACKET IN WORD

Questions? Contact YES’ Development Manager, Becca Holbrook at bholbrook@youtheastsideservices.org or 425-586-2318.

KEYNOTE GUEST

TYLER LOCKETT – SEATTLE WIDE RECEIVER

Invest in Youth Breakfast keynote guest tyler lockettTyler Lockett has played wide receiver for Seattle since 2015. In nine seasons with Seattle, Lockett has amassed close to 8,000 yards receiving with 59 touchdown receptions. Off the field, Lockett was named in 2021 and 2022 as the nominee for the Walter Peyton Man of the Year Award. Among his extensive philanthropic work, Lockett started the Light It Up Foundation, which provides scholarships to high school students in his hometown of Tulsa, Oklahoma. In 2022, in an effort to combat the stigma around mental health, Lockett shared that he spent at least two NFL seasons struggling with depression and anxiety.

 

 

ELISA JAFFE – EMCEE

Elisa Jaffe is well known to both TV viewers and radio listeners in Western Washington, joining the KOMO News team in 1987. Now retired, for over 35 years, Elisa was a field reporter, TV news anchor, host, and executive producer of KOMO’s daily television talk show Northwest Afternoon, morning host on 570 KVI, and anchor for drive time on KOMO News Radio. Elisa is enjoying retirement, and when she is not offering her skills to non-profits, she enjoys spending quality time with her family, traveling, painting, cooking, attending plays and concerts, and hanging with her three dogs and sassy-mouthed rescue parrot.

CHAMPIONS FOR YOUTH GIVING CIRCLE MEMBERS

Thank you to our Champions for Youth Giving Circle Members!

This generous group of people have pooled their donations to offer a match incentive for the event.

Because of their generosity, donations of $500 or more will be matched dollar-for-dollar. This means that your $500 will become a $1000 donation that will help twice as many children and youth!

Learn more about YES’ Champions for Youth Giving Circle

OUR GENEROUS 2024 SPONSORS

Thank you to the generous sponsors who are underwriting the cost of this event so that every donation that is made will go directly to helping struggling children, youth, and families in East King County.

PRESENTING SPONSORS

 

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SUPPORTING SPONSORS

EvergreenHealth

Grant Thornton

Honda Auto Center of Bellevue

Kaiser Permanente

Perkins Coie LLP

Stephanie Kristen, Windermere

Steven Ray Construction, Inc.

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