Posts in: "Success Stories"

Family of 5 Builds New Home

A husband and wife emigrate to Seattle from Ethiopia, seeking a better life for themselves and their three sons. They’ve just arrived in the country. They don’t know many people here, but they do have an old friend to stay with as they start their new life. Eleven people under one roof. Twenty days in, it’s too much and they have to leave. A family of five with nowhere to live. Read Article

Maikol and Ronald’s Immigration Story

When Maikol and Ronald left their house in Honduras one morning in 2014, the brothers had no idea they would never return. Their mother told them she was taking them and their younger siblings on a “field trip.” That field trip disguised a desperate attempt to flee violence in Honduras that killed their father and nearly forced Ronald into a gang. Read Article

In Urgent Times, Donors Are There

Last month during Homelessness Awareness Month, we learned about Andre and his two sons. It's simplest to say they got off the streets and into an apartment. It's more realistic to say that they were struggling with homelessness because of Andre's mental health issues and because, well, our region's housing market is the pits. Sharing successes is one of the best parts of our work. And thanks to you, Andre is one of them, complexities and all. Read Article