Student Charity of the Month

C89.5 joins Carter Subaru to present the Student Charity of the Month campaign. Every month, we’ll spotlight a local nonprofit or charity as selected by students from Nathan Hale High School. Many students volunteer with local charities, or have benefited from their services personally, or are simply interested in learning more about their work. Carter Subaru is proud to support increased awareness of these vital organizations impacting our community, while fostering philanthropy among young people.

Recent Charities

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Student Charity of the Month: You Grow Girl!

As voted by Nathan Hale High School 9th grader Ashari: “They inspire girls and women of color to thrive!”. You Grow Girl is a King County-based 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded and led by a former foster care recipient and systems survivor. They have been providing comprehensive wraparound services and programming to youth* and their families throughout Washington State […]

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Student Charity of the Month – Friends of Youth

As voted by Nathan Hale High School 11th grader Nishan: “They (Friends of Youth) offer tons of needed support for young people, especially for refugees and immigrant communities.” Friends of Youth delivers a comprehensive range of therapeutic services for youth, young adults, and families from all backgrounds. With over 70 years of experience, 24 program […]

Student Charity of the Month – Seattle Humane

As voted by Nathan Hale High School 9th grader Zia: “Seattle Humane helps all kinds of neglected animals find the perfect home”.  Seattle Humane has proudly promoted the human-animal bond by saving and serving pets in need since its founding in 1897. Seattle Humane is a pet resource center for the region, providing adoption services, a pet food […]

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Student Charity of the Month – TeenTix

TeenTix exists to break down the barriers that prevent teens from accessing art in their community, such as ticket cost, not knowing where to look for events, navigating transportation around the city, and feeling insecure around arts-going. Through their Arts Accessibility and Youth Empowerment programs, teens grow deeper, more meaningful connections to each other and […]

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Shuttsie Love Community Pantry Interview: Student Charity of the Month

C895radio · Shuttsie Community Love Pantry Interview with Victoria Shutts Accessible 24/7 in the Northeast Seattle neighborhood, Shuttsie Love Community Pantry redistributes community resources for kids, adults and families in need  – helping them move from surviving to thriving. Servicing 40+ people a day, the pantry’s free resources include warm and refrigerated meals, hygiene items, and cold weather […]

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Student Charity of the Month – Lambert House

Since 1981 the Lambert House LGBTQ Youth Center has cared for, championed, and celebrated over 15,000 individual minors and young adults through over 500,000 interactions. Ninety-two percent of LGBTQ+ youth that come to Lambert House tell us their #1 goal is to make friends. Lambert House staff and 123 skilled volunteers facilitate 22 weekly and […]

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Student Charity of the Month – Food Lifeline

Food Lifeline works to fill the immediate needs of people facing hunger and reduce food insecurity and hunger by creating long-term solutions that are focused on its root causes. We provide nutritious food to hundreds of thousands of people facing hunger in Western Washington every year. We do this by sourcing millions of pounds of […]

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Student Charity of the Month – Mary’s Place

Since 1999, Mary’s Place has helped thousands of women and families move out of homelessness into more stable situations, with a mission to ensure that no child sleeps outside by centering equity and opportunity for those they serve. Mary’s Place operates emergency family shelters across King County offering housing and employment services, youth programming and behavioral health […]

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