Welcome to TOGETHER!

We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to engaging and mobilizing families, schools and the community to advance the health, safety and success of our youth.


We work to increase knowledge and awareness to encourage healthy decision-making.

We promote policies and systems that support positive youth development.

We cultivate youth leadership and collaborate with others to create vibrant communities.

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Substance Abuse: A Community Response Conference

We are pleased to announce that this very popular conference has expanded to a two-day event, with options for one-day or two-day attendance.


Update as of April 13: The conference is nearly full, so register now to get one of the last spots!


When: April 29-30, 2015

Where: Great Wolf Lodge, Grand Mound, WA

Brought to you by: TOGETHER! and the Thurston County Drug Action Team


Click here to register or learn more.


As always, the conference aims to increase awareness of new, proven, and/or promising techniques and programs that are being used to address the full spectrum of substance abuse, from prevention to intervention, treatment and aftercare. On topic will be current trends and emerging information regarding abused substances, proven and alternative treatment strategies and innovations in prevention.



Little Red Schoolhouse Barbecue: May 28


The Little Red Schoolhouse provides backpacks, school supplies, a coat, socks and underwear every August to thousands of kids whose families may be having trouble affording these things.


You can help. Come support the cause and help a child get supplies buying a barbecue dinner! You also can enter to win raffle baskets, listen to live music, and buy something from the always-tasty dessert table. Thank you for helping bring school supplies to kids who need them! Food is from Marv's Marvlus BBQ and can be eaten at the event or taken to go. You get a pulled pork sandwich, cole slaw, baked beans and a drink.


When: May 28, 2015, 4-7 p.m.

Where: Olympia/Lacey Church of God, corner of Lacey Blvd and Ruddell Rd.

Tickets: $10 in advance or $12 at the door, so save $2 each and buy them now! Click here to buy tickets.



Champions for Kids!



Thank you for everyone who turned out to honor the twenty Champions for Kids we recognized on Feb. 23, 2015. It was a wonderful night.


Catch a glimpse!

Click here for the Champions for Kids 2015 event photo album


Click here for photos from the Champions 2015 photo booth


And thank you to our sponsors:


TOGETHER! Champions for Kids 2015 sponsors Stars Foundation Olympia Federal Savings




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