AFK receives donation from The Steven E. Kurtz Foundation

Athletes for Kids is extremely grateful to the Steven E. Kurtz Foundation for their generous donation of $2400 to support two annual AFK mentorships. Click here for information on The Steven E. Kurtz Foundation



Athletes for Kids Recognized as Top Mentoring Program

Athletes for Kids was just named an Expert Partner by Mentoring Works Washington. Athletes for Kids achieved Expert level through a rigorous, guided evaluation process that is based on over 20 years of national research and experienced practitioner insight. This designation means that Athletes for Kids is committed to following quality best practices that help ensure the community’s youth and volunteers are safe and that they experience mentoring relationships that result in positive outcomes. Read more about the Expert Partner designation at the Mentoring Works Washington website.

2016 Mentor Celebration Dinner

Stories of inspiration, friendship, and changed lives were shared at the Athletes for Kids Annual Mentor Celebration Dinner. Kasen Williams from the Seattle Seahawks spoke and helped honor 26 of our graduating seniors.


Boeing and The Seattle Seahawks connect community organizations that support youth throughout the Northwest. They selected Athletes for Kids to participate in the Legion of Youth. Sixteen AFK Buddies and eight current mentors were honored to be a part of this amazing opportunity.