In a Radical Departure, United Way Shows Philanthropy Isn’t Pretty

Campaign shows ‘problems nobody talks about at cocktail parties’ United Way raises more than $4.7 billion every year for improving health, education and stability in communities around the globe, and until now, its marketing focused on the aftermath and uplifting side to its good work, often featuring smiling volunteers in “Live United” t-shirts. But the…

2017 Seattle Youth Employment Program (SYEP).

YOUTH EMPLOYMENT Read more APPLICATION HERE The Seattle Youth Employment Program (SYEP), in support of the Mayor’s Youth Employment Initiative, provides internship opportunities aimed at meeting the employment needs of underserved youth and young adults in our community. By promoting work readiness and strengthening career development, SYEP helps to prepare and support youth for real…

City of Seattle: Student Opportunities!

Welcome to the City of Seattle’s Student Opportunities! We will be updating the Job Opportunities page later this month, to make it easier for you to find the right job. Most of our recruiting for internships is done in the first two weeks of: February (for Spring Quarter) April (for Summer Quarter) August (for Fall…

MARCH 9, 2017 – Community Resource Exchange

THURSDAY, MARCH 9, 2017 9 a.m. — 2 p.m. CenturyLink, East Hall The Community Resource Exchange took place on March 9, 2017 at CenturyLink, East Hall. People who are homeless got connected with essential hygiene items and services. Haircuts, housing help and mammograms—those barely scratch the surface of the impact this event has. See why…

Catholic Community Services Emergency Assistance Program

The Emergency Assistance program helps families, single adults, seniors, and people with disabilities with a variety of emergency and basic needs. Services include: Rental Assistance and Eviction Prevention Move-in Assistance Utility Assistance and Shut-off Prevention Information & Resource Referral Short-term Case Management Emergency Motel Vouchers (families with children under 18 only) Food Bags and Cards…

Seattle Severe Weather Shelter

Seattle Severe Weather Shelter Location: Seattle Center Fisher Pavilion, near 2nd & Thomas St. South of Key Arena Dates open: Saturday night 10/15 & Sunday night 10/16 Time: 7pm to 7am Capacity: 100 beds Population: Co-Ed Shelter: 18+, no children Contact for information: (206) 684-0231 King County Administration Building Shelter & 420 4th Ave Shelter…

Volunteer with Inmates and Detainees

Dedicated. Compassionate. Committed. Volunteers are selfless individuals who are inspired to make a difference and change lives. And we’re proud to say that many such volunteers have found a home, serving inmates and detainees within our facilities, mending the broken-spirited, and giving hope to those who just needed someone to believe in them. At CCA,…

Department of Justice to Launch Inaugural National Heroin and Opioid Awareness Week

Department of Justice to Launch Inaugural National Heroin and Opioid Awareness Week Attorney General Lynch will Travel to Lexington, Kentucky as Part of the Justice Department’s Awareness Campaign to Address the Rising Public Health Crisis of Drug Addiction The Obama Administration is announcing a “week of action” to raise awareness about the rising public health…

CPR Can Save Heroin And Opiate Overdoses

Harold and James, visitors to Seattle started CPR on 2 unconscious people today in Seattle. They are praying 1 life has been saved. Read more here Three overdose deaths near Aurora; Seattle Police Department warn of heroin being used. Heroin overdoses killed three people in the Aurora corridor on Saturday, and police say officers are…

Councilmember Bagshaw on Opiate Addiction Taskforce Findings

Councilmember Sally Bagshaw (District 7, Pioneer Square to Magnolia) issued the following statement following the release of the Opiate Addiction Task Force’s recommendations: “Opiate addiction is a terrible reality, and it’s a problem that we have seen across the nation. Addiction clearly exacerbates the struggle for those seeking to overcome homelessness, which is why I’m…

Here’s how to send love and support to injured officer, family

A Mount Vernon police officer shot in the head is in “very critical” condition, a Harborview spokesperson said at a Friday morning press conference. The hospital says the officer, 61, was in surgery for at least a few hours. Read developing updates here. Hospital officials did not release any updates on the officer’s current condition,…