Don’t miss out!

Bridges to Resilience is our biggest event of the year!

Be one of 500+ supporters that will join ChildStrive on Thursday, May 10, 2018 to show their love and raise money for ChildStrive.

ChildStrive is thrilled to offer an expanded event this year, featuring a Community Networking Hour, our classic seated Lunch and Program, and extended Panel Discussions on Intent-Based Leadership, Restorative Practices, and Community Convening. Join us for the whole experience, or come and show your love at any point!

This year, ChildStrive is proud to announce our 2018 Making the Difference award honorees. Come join the celebration as we recognize the leadership and community impact of Secretary Ross Hunter, Department of Children, Youth & Families and Maddy Metzger-Utt, Community Foundation of Snohomish County.


Thursday, May 10, 2018
Edward D. Hansen Conference Center

  • 11:00am Community Networking Hour
  • 12:00 – 1:00pm Seated Lunch & Program
  • 1:30 – 3:00pm Panel Discussions

Come One, Come All

You’re invited to join ChildStrive, community supporters, and leaders excited about all this event has to offer!

REGISTER HERE, to join us for the community networking hour and Luncheon program, featuring David Marquet.

Looking to go deeper into Intent-Based Leadership, Restorative Practice, or Creative Democracy? Join us for one of our afternoon Panel Discussions by REGISTERING HERE FOR THE PANEL DISCUSSIONS.

We will seat you with any of your friends that also register if you indicate your friend’s name(s) on the registration form or shoot us an email at

Host a Luncheon Table

Table Captains are the vital spark that makes our Luncheon shine. Our goal is to make it easy for you to bring your friends, family, neighbors, and colleagues together to support ChildStrive!


Keynote Speaker

David Marquet will join us as the keynote speaker this year. He is a leadership expert, best-selling author of Turn the Ship Around!, and retired Naval Captain. He will speak directly to anyone who aims to create empowering work environments that release the passion, initiative, and intellect of each person. His bold and highly effective leadership framework is summarized as “give control, create leaders.”

Event Sponsors

Get to know all our Luncheon Event Sponsors here!

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