The Alajawan Brown Foundation, in partnership with King County Fire District 20 (Skyway Fire), is accepting backpacks and school supplies at the Skyway Fire Training Center, 12424 76 Ave South. The Training Center is open during normal business hours Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. After hours donations will be accepted at the fire station across from the Fire Training Center.
Distribution of the backpacks will occur on Saturday, August 25 during the West Hill Health and Safety Fair at the Fire Training Center from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Alajawan Brown was 12-years-old when he was . Skyway Fire responded that afternoon, however Brown did not survive his injuries. The fire district and the Brown family have remained close since the shooting more than two years ago, according to officials.
The Browns will be at the Renton Walmart this Friday, August 24 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. collecting backpacks and supplies. They will also be at the Skyway Fire Training Center Friday evening, where volunteers will gather to fill the backpacks with donated school supplies party.
In addition to distribution of backpacks with the Alajawan Brown Foundation on Saturday, August 25 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., several volunteers have stepped forward to provide free back to school haircuts to children who attend the event.
Skyway Solutions, Skyway Fire and the Alajawan Brown Foundation will be distributing backpacks for all school-age children this Saturday at the West Hill Health and Safety Fair. Children must be present to get a backpack.
Children may also participate in the firefighter challenge. Let your children test their skills and find out what it takes to be a first responder.
For more information about the Alajawan Brown Foundation contact Ayanna Brown at
425-213-0127 or email@example.com