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Belltown Charity Year Up links corporate sponsors, young adults needing direction

This looks like a great program opening its’ doors to serving the youth of Seattle. We’re happy to have them in the neighborhood of Belltown. The ribbon cutting ceremony is this Monday.

From Seattle Times

“Young people learn by observing,” said Lisa Chin, executive director of Year Up Puget Sound. “We want to show them that this is a way of life, that these are more tools in their toolbox, and if they master these, it will help them excel.”

Year Up Puget Sound, which began holding classes last month, is the eighth regional chapter of an organization founded in Boston a decade ago by social entrepreneur Gerald Chertavian, who’ll be in Seattle on Monday for a “grand opening” at the local group’s Belltown headquarters.

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