A Better Seattle: How to help your city and meet a Hawk!

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SEATTLE — The Seahawks announced Wednesday morning that they are teaming up with Starbucks all week to raise money to help develop youth leaders.

Starbucks is donating $50,000 to support A Better Seattle and now you can join in to help the cause.

To kick off the campaign today Coach Pete Carroll and Seahawks players will be at participating Starbucks serving up lattes starting at 3 p.m.

Carroll will be at the Starbucks on 44th in Renton – just down the street from the Virginia Mason Athletic Center.

Other locations include:

—  Westlake Drive-Thru at 1200 Westlake Avenue N.

—  6th and Untion

—  1962 1st Avenue South

—  4824 Rainier Avenue South, Renton

—  621 Rainier Avenue South, Renton

— 180 148th Avenue NE, Bellevue

—  116 Lake Street South, Kirkland

These players will be involved:

Tackle Russell Okung,

Nose tackle Brandon Mebane

Wide Receiver Jermaine Kearse 

Tight End Luke WIlson 

Kicker Steven Hauschka 

Special Teams Captain Heath Farwell

Snapper Clint Gresham 

If you want to get involved just stop by one of the participating Starbucks listed between now and Tuesday to donate – no purchase is necessary.

Donations will go to fund the ongoing efforts of street outreach workers in six of our area cities. For more information on A Better Seattle and how to donate, click here.

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