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 theContinue reading “In a Radical Departure, United Way Shows Philanthropy Isn’t Pretty”

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 whyContinue reading “MARCH 9, 2017 – Community Resource Exchange”

Oct 27-Oct 30 Huge, free health clinic running again this week at Seattle Center

Huge, free health clinic running again this week at Seattle Center KeyArena is located at Seattle Center, 305 Harrison St., Seattle. For more information, visit http://www.seattlecenter.org/patients or call 206-684-7200.

Jobs Connect: United Way of King County, City of Seattle, Millionair Club Charity and Downtown Seattle Association

United Way of King County, City of Seattle, Millionair Club Charity and Downtown Seattle Association launch Jobs Connect employment project for homeless individuals March 23, 2016 by Office of the Mayor United Way of King County CEO Jon Fine, joined by Mayor Ed Murray and representatives from the Millionair Club Charity and the Downtown SeattleContinue reading “Jobs Connect: United Way of King County, City of Seattle, Millionair Club Charity and Downtown Seattle Association”

Concerning homeless youth prevention and protection.

HB 1436 – 2015-16 Concerning homeless youth prevention and protection. History of the Bill Sponsors: Representatives Kagi, Zeiger, Robinson, Walsh, Walkinshaw, Pettigrew, Senn, Johnson, Orwall, Ortiz-Self, Reykdal, Carlyle, Gregerson, Appleton, Fitzgibbon, Ormsby, Clibborn, Jinkins, Bergquist, Goodman, McBride, Pollet, Riccelli, Kilduff By Request: Governor Inslee Companion Bill: SB 5404 2015 REGULAR SESSION Jan 21 First reading,Continue reading “Concerning homeless youth prevention and protection.”

Youth Opportunity Summit

Youth Opportunity Summit March 16, 2015 by Office of Mayor Murray Youth Opportunity Summit Mayor Murray is convening an all-day Youth Opportunity Summit, with a particular focus on improving outcomes for young men of color. This Summit is intended to launch a new conversation about how we can build on the good work of ourContinue reading “Youth Opportunity Summit”

Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS)

From: http://acrs.org/ Teen Peer Advocate Program The Teen Peer Advocate Program (TPAP) is comprised of young women offering community education and peer-to-peer support groups for high school girls. Trained teen peer advocates provide education and outreach to other Asian Pacific American youth at area schools, communities and other youth services. The school-based support groups offerContinue reading “Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS)”

Hepatitis C Risk Factors & Prevention (INFOGRAPHIC)

From: http://www.healthcentral.com Hepatitis C (HCV) is a contagious liver disease that is spread through contact with the blood of an infected person. An estimated 75 percent of Americans with hepatitis C are believed to be Baby Boomers–and most don’t know they have it because they have no symptoms. Here is what you need to knowContinue reading “Hepatitis C Risk Factors & Prevention (INFOGRAPHIC)”

Join State’s Largest Anti-Poverty Effort, Volunteer With Free Tax Campaign

From: Rainier Valley Post Posted on November 10, 2014 by Editor From the Free Tax Campaign: Every year in Washington State, low-and-middle income individuals and families struggle to pay the bills and keep food on the table. Tax time can make an unstable situation even worse. Not only is Washington’s tax system the most regressiveContinue reading “Join State’s Largest Anti-Poverty Effort, Volunteer With Free Tax Campaign”

Free Health Clinic at Seattle Center October 23-26

RAM flierAll are welcome at Seattle/King County Clinic with Remote Area Medical®, Oct. 23 – 26, in KeyArena at Seattle Center. This giant health clinic, presented by a host community of over 50 partner organizations, offers a full range of free dental, vision and medical care to anyone in need. The goal is to serveContinue reading “Free Health Clinic at Seattle Center October 23-26”