How Can I Support YTN – Youth Theatre Northwest

How Can I Support YTN?

There are many ways you can support Youth Theatre Northwest and help ensure this 35 year old arts institution continues to provide theatrical education and productions for youth in our region:

  • Make a financial contribution
  • Increase your contribution through employee-based matching
  • Donate stock or in-kind donations
  • Give a lasting legacy through a planned gift of bequest
  • Promote YTN productions in your workplace or school
  • Volunteer
  • Host a Fundraising Party

Make a financial contribution

Youth Theatre Northwest is a non-profit, 501(c) tax-exempt organization. Every donation is fully tax-deductible and gifts made will reduce your tax liability. We accept donations of cash and checks. We can also create a donation specifically tailored to you through a credit card or payment plan. It's easy to donate online or by calling 206-232-4145, ext. 100 today!

And as a thank you, we have developed some exciting donor benefits.

Employer-matching contributions

Did you know that your employer may double or even triple your contribution? Inquire at your place of work, make a donation, send your employer's form to us, and we'll do the rest!

Gifts of stock, bequests and planned gifts

Youth Theatre Northwest accepts gifts of stocks. Through Bequests, you can leave a lasting legacy by investing in our community's youth. 

Promote our shows and classes in your community

Though we love donations, we are happy to earn our revenue. If you enjoy our shows and classes, please tell your friends so that their children will also benefit from theatre "by kids and for kids." Help us fill the house!


Youth Theatre Northwest offers a variety of unpaid internship opportunities for college and high school students, educators and emerging theatre artists. Our staff of theatre professionals will create an internship that is focused on your interests and educational objectives. 

Volunteer opportunities include:

  • Drama Education Assistants
  • Production Designer Assistants for Set, Costume, and Lighting
  • Assistant Director (College students only)
  • Marketing and Operational Assistants (Marketing, Development and other)

To inquire further, please submit a letter of interest to Mimi Katano, Executive Artistic Director, at

Host a Fundraising Party!

House parties are fun and a great opportunity to raise awareness and educate friends and family while raising much needed funds for YTN. Click here for more information!

Community Service (for high school students)

If you’re a student and looking for a fun and meaningful organization to fill your community service hours for your school, we have a variety of facility or office-related work you can perform. To inquire further, contact Brian Jackson, Technical Director, at

Click here to donate

Or send your check to:

Youth Theatre Northwest
P.O. Box 296
Mercer Island, WA 98040

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Your support will unleash a child’s creative genius and set the stage for them to shine!

Each year, YTN aspires to raise a mere 10% of its operating revenue through individual donations. Be part of our circle of friends and support the creative aspirations of our community’s youth.

Or buy your books from our local favorite, Island Books!