Nexus makes a stop at KING5 to talk about the ACE Project
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Nexus Makes Appearance on KING5's New Day NW
On April 6, 2017 staff members of Nexus' newest program, The ACE Project traveled to KING5 Studios in downtown Seattle to talk to Margaret Larson of morning talk show, New Day Northwest. Housing Programs Manager, Larissa Jackson and ACE Project participant, Arcain Burress discussed why the program for LGBTQ homeless youth is so important for South King County and how program participants are already flourishing with the many supports and services. Take a look at the video and share it with your friends!To learn more about the ACE Project, click here.
In July of 2011 I was kicked out of my mom’s house and had nowhere to else to go. I stayed with my dad for a little bit, friends, and then back to my dad’s. It wasn’t working out for me so I had to resort to looking into homeless shelters. Bellevue had a co-ed youth nightly shelter that I stayed at for a few weeks. Some nights I stayed up all night at 24 hour stores. During the day, I was either...
Melee on Mud Mountain for a Good Cause (On May 6, 2017)
April showers brings May flowers... and what event is perfect to enjoy those flowers? The Mud Mountain Melee sponsored by Fugate Ford and St. Elizabeth Hospital! Do the 10k, 5k, or 2.5 mi run/walk and get your exclusive race t-shirt designed by local artist, Ryan Henry Ward! This is the perfect opportunity to join your community in supporting the Enumclaw Youth Center's Outdoor Adventure Program!
This year, Nexus Youth and Families came together with program participants to celebrate Safe Place week and spruce up the area around the Auburn campus and Les Gove Park. Thanks to generous donations from the Federal Way and Kent Home Depot as well as the East Kent Hill Nursery, the group was able to plant over 35 plants, flowers, and seeds. The day also provided opportunities to educate youth on ways to alleviate issues we face...
For most of us, the answer to the question above is easy. That's not the case for a lot of young people we will encounter this evening. We need your help to purchase new beds for our emergency overnight shelter. As the majority of funding we receive goes just to keep our shelter open for business, we don't have the extra funds to purchase the new beds the shelter desperately needs. Every $5, $10, or $20 donation will make sure the young adults who sleep in our shelter get a good night sleep to make the difficult decisions that lie ahead.