• Bowling with Friends!

    Friends of the Children's Annual Bowl-A-Thon is Saturday, April 25 at West Seattle Bowl. This fun, family-friendly event is a great way to introduce folks to our mission and have a TON of fun. Register your team today before it sells out! For more information and sponsorship opportunities, call Mary Vegas at 206-328-3535.

Why It Works

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  • Not your average mentoring program.

    • Friends of the Children is the only program that connects young children with salaried, professional mentors for 12 ½ years, and stays with them no matter what..

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    Supported by United Way of King County

    Results and Impacts

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    Child and Family Impact

    Child and Family Impact

    Friends-Seattle provides a positive impact on children's self-esteem, relationships with family, and academic performance. It also prevents substance use, violence, and other risky behaviors.


    Community Impact

    Community Impact

    We work closely with each child's family members, their teachers, and their neighborhood resources to build a bridge of support that lasts a lifetime.

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    Friends-Seattle Form 990

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