Community Resource Exchange

Community Resource Exchange

You make the Community Resource Exchange event happen! Your involvement will help people struggling with homelessness right now to get the immediate resources they need, from everyday basics like socks to jobs and housing too. Please #JointheExchange and sponsor, collect supplies and give generously to fight the injustice of homelessness.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
9 a.m.–2 p.m.
CenturyLink Field Event Center — East Hall
800 Occidental Ave S, Seattle, WA 98134


Family Resource Exchange

Thanks to a generous partnership with Starbucks, we’re bringing Family Resource Exchange events into the community to meet families where they’re at and provide resources they need throughout the year.

2018 Scale

The 2018 Community Resource Exchange was a resounding success, thanks to volunteers and givers like you.

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You can see how impactful this event is from the news coverage and from the personal stories on our blog. Among the highlights of the 2018 event:

  • 500+ people visited the Jobs Connect area
  • 14,000+ socks from the Amazon Treasure Truck
  • 2000 meals served
  • 1000+ backpacks with supplies
  • 1200 food-to-go packs
  • Hundreds received housing resources
  • Nearly 2000 pairs of shoes

Check out CRE 2018 on Facebook

Today volunteers helped 1125 people experiencing homelessness. Many more photos to come!

Posted by United Way of King County on Thursday, March 9, 2017

Thanks to our generous Community Resource Exchange sponsors: