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Emerging Leaders Prep for Summer Food Invasion

School’s out and summer is in full swing. Awesome, right? While this may be a widely shared sentiment, it’s not often we think about those families whose children participate in free or reduced lunch plans during the school year. A summer break for these families, therefore, also translates into a break in these programs and an added strain for 2-3 months. United Way’s Summer Food Invasion helps ease the burden. The program brings nutritious meals to the kids at more than 250 sites across King County. In addition to food, sites offer fun activities to make the experience feel more like a summer camp than meal site Read Article

Emerging Leaders build hope and community

United Way of King County Emerging Leaders recently volunteered with the Pat Williams Apartments, one of 13 residential buildings operated by Plymouth Housing Group. Plymouth is transforming the lives of more than 1,000 formerly homeless people in Seattle through a “housing first” philosophy. Read Article