The ‘Key’ to Reconnecting Youth

Banks thrive when the community they serve thrives. That’s just one reason Key Bank Pacific Region President Carol Nelson cares about giving back. KeyBank is a partner in our Reconnecting Youth work, ensuring students stay on track to graduate. Carol also has a personal stake in Reconnecting Youth – she’s seen nonprofits from both sides, as a board member and a recipient of services. Read Article

EARNing for a Stable Future

The EARN Starter Savings Program is an online tool that encourages saving through cash incentives. Program participants link the EARN platform with their current bank account and commit to saving a minimum of $20 per month for six months. For every month Savers are able to make their savings goal, they will earn $10. Read Article

Overcoming Education Roadblocks

High school is a tough time for most. Peer pressure, fitting in...add living in different countries and keeping up with all the different education systems. Meet Nimco, who never gave up on herself. She completed high school through Reconnecting Youth and paved her own path toward her dreams. Read Article

Sign Up For Lobby Day 2017!

Have your voice heard in Olympia! Tell legislators you want to help end poverty and homelessness in Seattle and King County. Join us on lobby day Feb. 23. Read on to find out how! Read Article

We Live United for Inclusion

We value diversity, inclusiveness and equity - they make our community more vibrant. Welcoming immigrants and refugees is key to our region's success. Read Article

Savings at Tax Time With myRA

Tax time is a crucial for saving because tax refunds are often the largest lump sum payments many taxpayers receive all year. While much of that refund may be needed to pay off bills and other immediate expenses, setting aside a portion with myRA can provide a cushion against future financial hardships. Read Article

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