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April 8, 2019

YouthCare Warm Meals

Volunteer through Jumpstart at YouthCare! Jumpstart at the University of Washington is partnering with YouthCare at their Orion Center in Seattle to help cook and serve a meal to youth who are currently homeless. We are passionate about supporting the health and well-being of youth throughout the Seattle community, and feel this is a great…


April 21, 2018

Annual Jumpstart Pageant April 25, 2018

Hey everyone! We hope you’re ready for our annual Jumpstart Pageant this Wednesday, April 25, 2018! Each team will compete for the title in the following 4 categories: Costume (based off of selected core storybook) Talent Performance (Top 8 teams will perform a 2-3 minute individual or team talent) Skit (Top 5 teams will perform a1-2…


Literacy Jamboree: Read the Tide

Read the Tide Join us for a day of family fun! Celebrate literacy, culture, and self-empowerment with UW Jumpstart & The Sisterhood of Pi Nu Iota as we instill in the mid and heart that the gift of knowledge is deserved by all, no matter where you may come from! This event is geared towards…


YouthCare Warm Meals

Our Jumpstart Volunteer Coordinators, Eya & Hailey, are partnering with an organization called YouthCare, and they are focused on working with and supporting youth who are currently experiencing homelessness in the Seattle area.   We will be hosting dinner at YouthCare’s Orion Center! Volunteers will be trained on how to prepare and serve food to youth who are currently…


October 15, 2017

Read for the Record is this Thursday!

Join us on October 19, 2017 to be a part of the world’s largest shared reading experience — bringing together over 2 million people each year in classrooms, libraries, community centers, and homes across the US. This annual campaign was launched over a decade ago to highlight the importance of building early literacy and language…


September 27, 2017

Throwback Thursday with Jumpstart Dawg Daze Event on 9/28!

Join Jumpstart this Thursday, 9/28, as we reminisce about the good ol’ preschool Daze! Enjoy some yummy snacks and fun games and activities like bean bag toss, fingerpainting, and making your very own picture frame out of popsicle sticks!   We hope to see you on Thursday, 9/28 at 4:00-5:00pm in Mary Gates Hall suite…


July 3, 2017

Jumpstart Read for the Record

On October 19, 2017 millions of adults and children will read Quackers by Liz Wong, as part of Jumpstart’s national campaign, https://www.jstart.org/read-for-the-record/, to raise awareness about the importance of early childhood education and to support its mission to work towards the day that every child in America enters kindergarten prepared to succeed.  Every year Jumpstart sets a…


February 8, 2014

Lunar New Year with Denise Louie Education Center

  Denise Louie Education Center, one of our many Program Partners, is known for its amazing work with diverse children for more than 35 years! It first began as a small preschool with the mission to promote school and life readiness, has now grown into three preschool centers; serving hundreds of families every year. As…


September 30, 2013

Volunteer with Jumpstart at Read for the Record

On October 21, 2014 millions of adults and children will read Quackers by Liz Wong, as part of Jumpstart’s national campaign, https://www.jstart.org/read-for-the-record/, to raise awareness about the importance of early childhood education and to support its mission to work towards the day that every child in America enters kindergarten prepared to succeed.  Every year Jumpstart sets…