Growing disparity in Puget Sound means that significant portions of our community are being left behind. We choose to invest in programs & partnerships that do more for those that need it.
YouthForce - Boys & Girls Clubs of King County
YouthForce programs integrate adult coaching and mentoring, skill building workshops and service learning, and hands on work experience in paid internships. Sounders FC is excited to partner with YouthForce to help low-income, underserved teens develop the assets and competencies they need to achieve their educational and career potential.
Over 40% of students in Seattle Public Schools are from low-income families who qualify for free or reduced-price lunch. In South King County, nearly 60% of students are eligible.Learn More
Water, Wealth and Health
The scope of our vision will always be global therefore ensuring that we see everything in-between. By partnering with Washington Global Health Alliance, Sounders FC plans to leverage local resources to raise awareness and money to support a clean water, sanitation, and hygiene project in Tanzania. The average person in Africa walks over 6k to access clean water. Sign up for the Sounders FC Rave Run and give us Your Full 9K to support this initiative.Learn More
United We Serve
Service project program presented by HomeStreet Bank that provides opportunities to all Sounders FC stakeholders—players, coaches, staff, and supporters—to engage our community and give back.Learn More
Sounders and STEM
Right now there are 23,200 unfilled STEM jobs in Washington as a result of the job skills gap. Sounders FC plans to partner with Washington STEM to change that. This video series will leverage Sounders FC's leadership in sports science and Washington STEM's expertise and networks to provide educators with a compelling platform to teach next generation science standards and to motivate, engage and inspire students in STEM. More to come.Learn More
Through a rigorous academic and leadership development program, Rainier Scholars cultivates the potential of hard-working, low-income students of color to increase college graduation rates and empower new generations of leaders. Sounders FC partners with Rainier Scholars to provide students with additional development opportunities through a soccer lens.Learn More