Partnerships

Partnerships are vital to any nonprofit organization and enhances the Red Barn Youth Center’s

mission to be a place for teens to connect.

  • Peninsula Public Schools provides a daily bus service from Henderson Bay High School, Peninsula High School, and Key Peninsula Middle School for youth to access Red Barn Youth Center
  • Gig Harbor Morning Rotary and The Rotary Foundation were the generous sponsors of the 2021 RBYC Summer Program.
  • Windermere Professional Partners generously provides funds for our program through their volunteers each June in a beautification project of the facility and the property. Recent work parties included preparing the garden for planting, greenhouse construction, and hauling away debris.
  • Harbor Hope Center sends a team of volunteers every December for a work day. Past work parties include painting the interior, building a greenhouse, cutting up fallen trees, filling potholes, and clearing brush.
  • Two Waters Art Alliance funded and staffed art classes taught by local professional artists.
  • Key Peninsula Library provides special monthly projects at the Red Barn. 
  • Key Pen Parks has our youth volunteer in their community through special events and projects. Their maintenance department helps with grounds-keeping on our site.
  • KP School Bus Connects provides free after program transportation to those living along their route.
  • Communities in Schools: Assistance is provided as needed.
  • Children’s Home Society: Concentrating on the whole child ensures needs are met through our partnership with the Family Resource Center.
  • The Peninsula Youth Violence Prevention:  This coalition believes in the value of caring adults in the lives of youth and offer training and collaborations which enhance each organization’s ability to serve the youth of our community – meets monthly. Request virtual link from kellie.bennett@redbarnkp.org
  • Gig Harbor Midday Rotary continues to support Red Barn Youth Center in a variety of ways, including purchasing warm coats and hoodies for the students, throwing a generous holiday party complete with gifts for each student, and providing funds and labor for the basketball court.