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Boeing Gifts $50,000 to YMCA of Snohomish County to Expand STEM Programs

EVERETT, WA. September 26, 2023 – The Boeing Company, a leading global aerospace company, awarded the YMCA of Snohomish County a $50,000 grant aimed at expanding its Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Discovery Program. Grant funds will enable the program to reach new heights, benefiting over 1,100 children at all YMCA School-Age Care (SAC) sites for the 2023-24 school year.

The STEM Discovery Program will now have the resources to expand its reach, inspiring a larger number of children to explore the fascinating world of STEM. The program’s mission is to make STEM subjects accessible to all youth, regardless of background, and to ignite their passion for learning.

“We are honored and thrilled to collaborate with Boeing,” said Peyton Tune, President and CEO, YMCA of Snohomish County. “This grant will have a profound impact on our community by providing young minds with the tools and knowledge to succeed in an ever-evolving world. Together with Boeing, we aim to ensure that every child has the opportunity to discover their potential and pursue a future in STEM.”

This generous grant highlights Boeing’s steadfast commitment to fostering innovation, education, and equitable opportunities for local youth. By investing in the Y’s STEM Discovery Program, Boeing reaffirms its dedication to empowering the youth of Snohomish County and advancing STEM education, building a brighter future for all.

“We support the YMCA of Snohomish County in their efforts to provide more opportunities for local youth to explore the exciting world of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics,” said Gina Breukelman with Boeing Global Engagement. “At Boeing, we believe in investing in the future of our communities, and this grant is a testament to our commitment to fostering innovation, education, and equitable opportunities for all.”

The Y is honored to partner with Boeing to inspire and educate the next generation of leaders in the region, delivering fun, equitable learning opportunities for all youth.

To learn more about the YMCA of Snohomish County and the STEM Discovery Program, please visit ymca-snoco.org

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