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Community Sponsorships


Active members of Local 117 can apply to receive financial support for work they do in the community. If you are a troop leader, sports coach, or do community volunteer work, our union can help you be successful!

Sponsorship applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis.  Sponsorship award recipients are announced quarterly at the Local 117 membership meetings.  Groups with a direct connection to Local 117 members and/or to organized labor will be given highest priority.

Some of the groups that have received sponsorships from Local 117 include:

  • Hearts for Kids (Clyde McDaniel, Fred Meyer)
    Non-profit after school tutoring/programming for youth
  • Federal Way Slam (Darrell Jacobsen, Golden State Foods)
    Girls fast pitch softball
  • The Dolls Drill Team (Suzette Baker, King County)
    Girls drill squad
  • Emerald Ridge Robotics (Paul Baxter, retiree)
    High school team that builds robots to compete in statewide competition
  • Little Red Sox (Shaun Kendall, GP Gypsum)
    Boys baseball team
  • Save our Fish/Puget Sound Anglers (Russell Carver, American Steel)
    Kids fishing derby
  • Rogers Fastpitch (Kaysha Lybecker, AHCC)
    Girls fast pitch softball

View a sponsorship application for this program.

Completed applications should be sent to:  Teamsters Local 117 – Attn: Community Sponsorship, 14675 Interurban Ave. S. Suite, 307, Tukwila, WA 98168. For more info, contact Jennifer Shaw at 206-441-4860 ext.1222.

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