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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 Make Birthday Dreams Come True

When we think about issues like homelessness and poverty, many of us think about the essential needs – food, shelter and a steady job. And these are incredibly important building blocks toward a stable lifestyle. But homeless children and parents alike also need moments of levity and reminders that they are valued and cared for. Birthday Dreams is a great example of the many organizations in our community who are not only freeing up resources for families in need so they can build better lives, but also inspiring hope. Read Article