Christmas Eve pampering
The USO Northwest teamed up with Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants to provide six military families a special Christmas Eve getaway. Three families stayed at hotels located in Seattle, Washington, while the other three stayed at hotels located in Portland, Oregon. Each family recieved a free Christmas Eve dinner, free night's stay, and breakfast the following morning. The USO Northwest also provided presents for the children. To view the news clip from KOMO4 click here and to view the clip from FOX12 click here.
Construction Kicks Off for new Sea-Tac Center
On December 11, 2013, the USO Northwest celebrated the construction kick-off for the new Sea-Tac Center. Over 150 supporters attended the event. To view the news clips from KIRO, KING5 and KOMO click here. To read an article about the event, click here.
Laid Back Attack, hosted by the Parrot Heads of Puget Sound, will raise funds for USO Northwest
Laid Back Attack is the summer charity musical festival staged by the Parrot Heads of the Puget Sound. The Parrot Heads have decided for the 2014 festival all proceeds will go to the USO Northwest. From July 10-13, people will be able to enjoy live music, a 50/50 raffle, and a Live and Silent Auction. Registration for this event will open January 1, 2014, click here for more details.
$500k still needed to build new SeaTac Center
On August 21, KOMO News visited the USO Northwest SeaTac Center to find out the importance of the new space being campaigned for. See the interviews with our Executive Director Don Leingang and SeaTac Center Manager Bill Baker here.
Enduring Support Campaign receives $335k grant from Boeing Employees
The USO Northwest was granted $335k from the Employees Community Fund of Boeing Puget Sound. The funds are directed toward the construction of a new USONW Seattle-Tacoma International Airport Center. The new 7,000 square-foot center, designed to accommodate the 10,000 local and traveling military personnel, will cost $1.7 million. The donation is the largest, single donation made thus far in the USONW's Capital Campaign.
The USO Northwest SeaTac Center will be moving!
June 25, 2013, the Port of Seattle Commissioners unanimously approved the USO Northwest’s request to move the USONW SeaTac Center. We’ll be moving from a 3,400 sq ft space to a 7,000 sq ft space, allowing us to offer more comfort to the 10k service members and dependents the center serves each month. To learn more about this historic event click here.
This Capital Campaign will expand the facilities serving our local military and their families.
We need a new SeaTac Center and can’t build it alone. Help us build a new home for over 120k military personnel by purchasing a 4x8 ($250) or a 8x8 ($450) brick. Click here.
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