Celebrate 18!

Celebrate 18! is an annual state-wide birthday party held in mid-July for young women aged out and aging out of foster care.  The day-long event is an opportunity for these young women to be pampered with new clothes, shoes, jewelry, and services by professional hairdressers and makeup artists. The party concludes  with a catered dinner, the Happy Birthday song, messages from foster alum and tons of gifts. Celebrate 18! is a birthday celebration they will never forget. 

Save the Date – Celebrate 18! July 13th, 2024

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Celebrate 18!


July 13th, 2024     |     2:00 pm – 8:00 pm                                              Auburn Community & Event Center

If you were born in 2006 or earlier, and have experienced the foster care system or kinship care, this party is for you! Come enjoy shopping with a personal shopper, pampering by hair stylists and makeup artists, lots of birthday gifts just for you, and a catered dinner!

3rd Annual Celebrate 18! Benefit Dinner


July 13th, 2024     |     6:00 pm – 8:00 pm                                              Auburn Community & Event Center

Join us in celebrating women aging out of foster care at 3rd Annual Celebrate 18! Benefit Dinner!  Support these amazing young women as they transition into adulthood and work towards a positive productive lifestyle. 


Thank you to our 2024 Sponsors!


Umpqua Bank

The Center A Place of Hope

Beth Donofrio Memorial Fund and Renton Regional Community Foundation

Federal Way Public Schools

Southminster Presbyterian Church

WaFd Bank

inTech Consulting, Inc.

Casey Family Programs

Llewellyn Real Estate

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Celebrate 18! Volunteer Opportunities

We have many opportunities for volunteers to help make Celebrate 18! special. General opportunities exist for set up and clean up, in the boutique, helping catering staff, at registration, creating decorations and more. We also need several professional volunteers to help us make this day fantastic. If you are a licensed hair stylist, nail technician, makeup artist or photographer please contact us!  

Celebrate 18! Sponsorship Opportunities

Become a key contributor to Celebrate 18! Our annual birthday party for girls aging out of foster care is a beacon of hope and empowerment. As we gear up for another inspiring edition, we are seeking sponsors to join us in making a lasting impact. Your support will help create a memorable experience for these young ladies and contribute to their journey towards independence. Reach out today for more information on sponsorship opportunities and become a valuable part of our mission to empower her future. 

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PO Box 401, Kent, WA 98035