• Save the Date – Inspiring Greatness is October 3rd!

    Inspiring Greatness: An Evening to Benefit Friends of the Children will be held on Saturday, October 3, 2015 at the Hyatt Olive8 in downtown Seattle. Join us as we celebrate our youth and come see how we've grown in the last 15 years! For sponsorship, table and ticket information contact Mary Vegas at mary [at] friendsseattle [dot] org.

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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