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Since 1996, we’ve been showing incarcerated youth their potential – and that this community is here to support them.

Your donation today is an investment in the future of each young person we serve.

Gateways youth working together

Tuition Support for Incarcerated Youth

Gifts to Gateways for Incarcerated Youth are made through The Evergreen State College Foundation.

  • $1300—sponsorship of the Gateways college seminar for 10 youth during one quarter.
  • $250—academic mentor program supplies for one quarter.
  • $130—subsidized tuition for one youth to earn college credits through the Gateways college seminar taught inside juvenile correctional institutions.
  • $25—educational supplies for one youth for one quarter.

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Continuous Program In-Kind Needs

Regulations govern what we can accept. Please contact us before you make a gift. But the following items are often needed:

  • Gift Cards: Office Supply and Grocery
  • Golf pencils and non-spiral notebooks
  • Laptops
  • New USB drives and Blank CDs
  • Orca and Intercity Transit cards


Contact us about volunteer opportunities!

  • Apply to be an Academic Mentor—math tutors especially needed.
  • Connect transitioning youth to vocational opportunities.
  • Host an event to raise awareness or funds.
  • Invite Gateways to speak to your group.
  • Organize a donation drive.