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Money Magazine Spotlights Microsoft Volunteer


Tax volunteer Jill McGovern is in this month’s Money Heroes for the cha-ching and smiles she’s secured for low-income families. Read more

in Volunteering, 07/22/2014

Countdown To Campaign Coordinator Training

Internal UWKC campaign 2014 Monopoly

Haven’t registered for training yet? Claim your spot today to get a leg up on having a snazzy, successful workplace campaign. Read more

in Giving, 07/22/2014

Getting It Done In Olympia and Beyond

Session in Olympia

Pass? No pass? See the outcomes from this year’s legislative session that affect families, kids and people facing homelessness. Read more

in Public Policy, 06/11/2014

Youth homelessness: We mean business

Sara Levin - Insights from the Inside SM

Community Services VP Sara Levin shares what’s behind our youth homelessness investment strategy. Read more

in Homelessness, 06/11/2014

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.


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

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


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