Nafisa was in a new school in a new town and different country. She didn't speak the language. But she fought for her education for years and graduated with help from the Reconnecting Youth program.
United Way Champions are making a lasting impact on philanthropy in King County. They recently talked about Seattle-area students living in poverty, how it affects those students' futures, and [...]
What does the 2018 One Night Count show for Seattle and King County homelessness? What role can affordable housing play? Read answers to these questions and what other solutions should go into [...]
What do fashion and philanthropy have in common? More than 140 Emerging Leaders and United Way guests learned just that at May 9th’s Happy Hour and Hellos, mixing it up on the 2nd floor of [...]
Break the status quo. Work for a future that doesn’t, as he puts it, suck. That’s what United Way Board Member and Grist CEO Brady Walkinshaw wants for Emerging Leaders. It’s what he wants for [...]
Seattle is an amazing town, one Stone Gossard is proud to be from: "It's the kind of place that if we really come together and focus on something, we can accomplish results beyond what people [...]
A mother addicted to drugs. School councilors telling them to drop out instead of providing help. Losing both parents to cancer. These are reasons we’ve heard this year from young people who have [...]
United Way Emerging Leaders gathered at Mary’s Place to join hands with a group of volunteers of all ages for Comcast Cares Day.