As one of the most diverse zip codes in the country, 98118 is also home to many Seattle gangs. Through 118 Designs, we seek to give 13-26 year-old men a place where they belong and can find hope for a better future.

In our wood shop, these young men learn carpentry and foster entrepreneurial drive. Our builders are part of a long-term discipleship program as they craft quality, urban-inspired furniture from broken and discarded wood.

Our 118 Designs program offers:

  • Internships
  • Technical job skills training
  • Workplace environment education
  • Business and entrepreneurial classes
  • Leadership and role model opportunities
  • Mentors and counseling services
  • Accountability and drug testing
  • Bible studies

We strategically partner with a green home builder in Seattle to utilize salvaged lumber in our projects. Beautiful things are coming out of our efforts, giving new life to what was once deemed worthless.

Do you want to learn more? Get in touch with Bobby — bmartin@ugm.org or (206) 432-8442.

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