ANEW’s 40th Anniversary comes during a challenging time for everyone, but especially for those we serve. The pandemic has disproportionally affected women and BIPOC, many who have lost their jobs and their savings. With record unemployment rates, especially in low wage industries, ANEW’s training is vital. Exposure to and training for family wage careers in construction is vital right now as we face a projected workforce shortage.

We need your investment now to help raise $250,000 to ensure ANEW can continue to deliver our proven pre-apprenticeship training programs in 2021. We ask that you please give as you would at a live event. Every donation counts – no matter the amount! We will use your donation wisely to provide career exploration, support services and training opportunities for those struck hardest by COVID-19. Help us build the people who will build our communities.

What impact will YOUR donation make?
$150 – Buys an apprentice a pair of work boots
$200 – Allows one of our clients to earn their GED
$300 – Covers the transportation for one student to get to our pre-apprenticeship class every day for 11 weeks
$1,500 – Pays for a pre-apprentice’s industry certification course
$3,000 – Covers all of the supplies and materials for a whole pre-apprenticeship class
$5,000- Sponsor one student going through our pre-apprenticeship class
$45,000 – Sponsor an entire 4-week Construction Boot Camp
$90,000 – Sponsor an entire 11-week pre-apprenticeship class

Countdown to reach our goal!

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Week of Giving: Schedule of Events

Monday 11/16

Event Kickoff
Alumni Spotlights

Tuesday 11/17

“Tag-a-Grad Tuesday”
Trivia Night 5:30PM PDT: Sign up here

 Wednesday 11/18

Training Tours @ ANEW 3PM-5PM in Kent

Auction Item Viewing & Dinners To-Go 4PM-6PM in Kent

Arsenal Gaming Night 7:30PM PDT

Thursday 11/19

Live Stream and Virtual Awards Celebration 6PM-7PM PDT

Friday 11/20

Event wrap up and
donor appreciation

Monday 11/16

9:00AM – Event Kickoff. Virtual Video Welcome from Executive Director, Karen Dove
Location: Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn

11:00AM- Alumni Spotlights
Location: Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn

Tuesday, 11/17

All-Day- “Tag-a-grad” Tuesday. More information coming soon!

5:00PM – Trivia Night

Join ANEW on Tuesday, November 17th at 5:30PM PDT for a fun evening of trivia!
You have the option to create your own team, join a team, or join as an individual and we will find a team for you!
Each person on the winning team will receive a $25 VISA gift card! We look forward to a fun night of competition.
Admission is free and this will be a family-friendly event.

Wednesday, 11/18

3:00PM – 5:00 PM – Training Tours
Location: ANEW Training Center 808 Washington Ave N Kent 98032

4:00PM-6:00PM – Auction Viewing & Dinners To-Go
Location: ANEW Training Center 808 Washington Ave N Kent 98032

ANEW is partnering with Rain City Catering to offer dinners-to-go during our 40th Anniversary Celebration & Week of Giving!

Here’s how it works:
1- Place an order via the link below:
*Please note that you need to scroll down to where they see our 40th Anniversary logo and click on that icon to choose from 3 different meal options*
You have three delicious options to choose from:
#1 Slow Roasted Prime Rib, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Seasonal Vegetables, Mixed Green Salad, Chocolate Lava Cake
#2 Garlic Herb Chicken Breast, Fettuccini Pasta in a Garlic Cream Sauce, Seasonal Vegetables, Mixed Green Salad, Chocolate Lava Cake
#3 Pesto Pasta Primavera, Grilled Portobello Mushroom, Seasonal Vegetables, Mixed Green Salad, Chocolate Lava Cake
Ordering closes on Monday, November 16th at 2:00PM and meals can be picked up our our Training Center in Kent between 4-6PM on Wednesday, November 18th.
A percentage of all proceeds from all meals sold will be donated to ANEW’s Week of Giving to help those in need to get into family-wage careers.

Thursday, 11/19

5:00PM-6:00PM – Live Stream and Awards Celebration 6PM-7PM PDT <link coming soon>

Location: Virtual

Friday, 11/20

All-Day – Event Wrap Up and Donor Appreciation
Location: Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn

From all of us at ANEW, thank you for your continued support!