Several youth sports organizations in Federal Way and Auburn recently received $98,000 in grants, donated by King County Councilmember Pete von Reichbauer.
“I am pleased to award these grants to help promote physical fitness in South King County,” von Reichbauer said. “These grants will help provide more opportunities for recreation in our community, and I look forward to working with these organizations as the projects move forward.”
The grants, funded from the King County Youth and Sports Funds, will finance increased access and facility improvements in Federal Way, Auburn, and unincorporated King County while supporting youth sports and physical fitness.
Grant recipients include:
Auburn School District – $40,000 for equipment needs of shoes, gear and safety equipment for middle-school students in the Auburn School District who otherwise can’t afford to play sports.
Federal Way High School – $15,000 for facility and equipment needs for the Federal Way High School basketball team.
Federal Way National Little League – $10,000 for facility repairs at the Federal Way National Little League Complex.
King County Aquatic Center – $11,000 for programming and facility enhancements at the King County Aquatic Center in Federal Way.
Steel Lake Little League – $11,000 for player equipment needs and facility improvements at the South County Ballfields.
Thomas Jefferson High School – $11,000 for facility access improvements and equipment needs for the Thomas Jefferson High School baseball team.