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AmeriCorps VISTAs—What’s Not to Love?


They work hard for the money. We’re talking about very awesome VISTAs here in King County. Read more

in Volunteering, 11/04/2014

Knowing Our Community And How To Have An Impact


Get the summarized scoop on what this year’s Community Assessment Report. Read more

in Public Policy, 11/04/2014

What Does Record-Breaking Really Look Like?

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To designate or not to designate a gift? Read more

in Giving, 11/04/2014

Costco-Size Pool: It's Not What You Think

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Bigger is better, yes? Definitely yes when it comes to helping kids. A group of donors is going big for kids' success–and Costco is all in. Read more

in Basic Needs, 10/29/2014

It’s All About Eye Contact, My Friend


Homelessness you’ve seen. Youth homelessness, maybe not. What are kids these days facing? Read more

in Homelessness, 10/21/2014

What We’re Doing in Your Neighborhood

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We all want to know what’s going on around us, especially in our own neighborhoods. United Way and our partners are there. Read more

in Giving, 10/21/2014

The Path to Graduation—How Young Does It Start?


Can a kid can be behind in school even on the first day? One stat says yes. See how your gift preps kids for that big day 1. Read more

in Early Learning, 10/21/2014

Coming Up: Crosscut Courage Awards

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It takes courage to stand up to a challenge—especially when it involves risk. Take your seat at these Oct. 23 awards. Read more


Progress On Homelessness

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Last year, 14,726 people received emergency shelter, including shelter specializing in the needs of women and youth. What now? Read more

in Homelessness, 10/02/2014

Help Create Our Breakfast After the Bell Policy

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Help us create our Breakfast After the Bell policy so more kids can access school breakfast. Read more Read more

in Public Policy, 09/29/2014

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