Thursday, November 9, 2017, 5:00pm-8:30pm
SODO Park, 3200 1st Avenue South, Seattle
This November, we celebrate our most significant event to date – our “coming of age” as an 18 year-old organization, and the fifth anniversary of our annual fundraiser Rise Up. We’ve learned a lot since our first few nights in a converted church hall almost two decades ago, and as we have grown, so too has our annual event. Four Rise Ups and $300,000 raised later, we know, more than ever, the importance of bringing people like you together to fund shelter and enhanced services for young people in need. Our shelter guests have LIFE-CHANGING new services this year (case management and a jobs program). So, too, our fifth anniversary event will be enhanced as we move to a beautiful new venue for an evening event with family-style dining, open bar, and a silent auction.
* Dress Code = Business Casual.
ROOTS provides shelter and other essential services to homeless young
adults. We build community, advocate for social justice, and foster
dignity among low-income people. The ROOTS Young Adult Shelter is open nightly 9pm-8am, providing safe emergency overnight shelter to homeless
young adults ages 18-25. ROOTS provides a hot dinner and breakfast,
personal hygiene access (including laundry, showers, clean clothing, and
hygiene items), on-site case management, and referrals to other
services. ROOTS is the largest overnight shelter in Seattle specifically
addressing the needs of homeless young adults, and maintains a unique
structure and supportive community of staff, volunteers, and guests
(clients) who serve together to create a welcoming, collaborative