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How We're Solving Youth Homelessness

No child or young person should face a night on the street alone where their safety and lives are put at risk. Yet, in King County, 5,000 youth experience homelessness every year and of these 9% are considered chronically homeless. Find out what our community is doing to help solve youth homelessness and how you can get involved. Read more Read more

in Public Policy, 06/10/2014


You Can’t Escape This Cuteness

Parent-Child Home Helps Parents and Kids

1,000 future grads—that’s these two kiddos plus 998 of their pals that you’re helping prep for success with the Parent-Child Home Program. Read more

in Early Learning, 06/09/2014


2nd Half-Million, Here We Come

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The One Million Meals Campaign: Where healthy food meets board games meets ending hunger for kids. Read more

in Basic Needs, 06/08/2014


People First. Homeless Second.

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When you see a homeless person, it's often easier to look away. On our blog: Do dignity and respect require a home address? Read more

in Homelessness, 06/02/2014


Starting Strong and Building Resiliency

We all need a strong start in life, but some kids don't get that chance. Find out what's happening to change this. Read more Read more

in Public Policy, 05/07/2014


Starbucks Goes Beyond The Bean

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Homelessness is big. But the coffee company just down the street shows that a big difference come in small packages of socks. Read more


Let The Successes Commence

No grads in your fam this year? No prob—we’ll share ours. A few hundred kiddos finish the Parent-Child Home Program this month. Read more

04/16/2014


Register For Our Annual Breakfast

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What's causing some kids to fall behind, even before the first day of school? Explore the opportunity gap at our May 15 Breakfast. Read more

04/15/2014


Want To Volunteer For Positive Change?

Thousands of people dedicate their time to making our community a better place. But the way people volunteer is changing. Read more

in Public Policy, 04/10/2014


Congratulations, Jefferson Award Winners

On April 7, CityClub's Jefferson Awards spotlighted 5 people making a huge difference through volunteerism and public service. Read more

in Volunteering, 04/08/2014


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