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Mariners and YWCA team up for fundraiser to support services in King and Snohomish counties

Ticket special for September 13 game includes donation to YWCA
September 9, 2019

The Seattle Mariners are joining with YWCA Seattle King Snohomish to help raise funds for the organization’s mission of eliminating racism and empowering women. A ticket special is available for the game on Friday, September 13, when the Mariners meet the Chicago White Sox. The cost is $36 for Main

The Seattle Mariners are joining with YWCA Seattle King Snohomish to help raise funds for the organization’s mission of eliminating racism and empowering women.

A ticket special is available for the game on Friday, September 13, when the Mariners meet the Chicago White Sox. The cost is $36 for Main Level seats and $19 for View Level seats, with $5 from each ticket purchased through the special offer benefitting YWCA. Tickets are available online only at Mariners.com/YWCA.

“YWCA provides crucial services focused on economic advancement, health and safety, race and social justice. These are all issues of critical importance to our community and the Mariners are proud to support their important work,” said Fred Rivera, Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President Legal, Governmental Affairs and Community Relations.

Established in 1894, YWCA Seattle King Snohomish is the oldest nonprofit in the region focused on the needs of women and girls, and is the second largest YWCA association in the United States. 2019 marks the 125th anniversary of the association, which is celebrating throughout the year with their “All In for Washington Women” campaign. Tickets purchased through the special offer will support YWCA’s wrap-around approach to providing support to women and families in need.

Quick Facts

  • YWCA’s programs for housing, economic advancement, health, domestic violence, and youth served 11,374 women, men, and children in 2018;
  • Annually, over 7,000 people are served through YWCA housing programs with 73% of people utilizing those services moving to more stable housing;
  • Over 11,000 job seekers of all ages used YWCA for self-directed job search. 70% of adults using YWCA employment services to seek work got jobs.

September 13 is also Fireworks Night at T-Mobile Park, with an Ichiro Suzuki-theme postgame pyrotechnics show presented by T-Mobile. The deadline to purchase tickets through the special offer, which includes a donation to the YWCA Seattle King Snohomish is noon on Friday.

To learn more about the mission of YWCA Seattle King Snohomish, or to donate, log onto YWCAWORKS.ORG.