The Community Resource Exchange was un.be.lieve.able! 2,000 pairs of shoes given out. 14,000 pairs of socks. Volunteers, United Way staff and clients left the event with renewed energy, hope and [...]
After 5 years our persistence has paid off! Governor Inslee signed Breakfast After The Bell into law on March 7! It’s a major victory for the 1 in 5 children in Washington who struggle with hunger.
Impactful, humbling, powerful, bitter-sweet. These were some of the words used by Emerging Leaders who volunteered at the Community Resource Exchange this week.
Government, business and community leaders gathered at CenturyLink Field for United Way’s Changemakers’ Rally on March 20 to discuss how together we can stem the flow of people becoming homeless [...]
What a powerful day! We don’t have the official tally of all the goodness that happened at today’s Community Resource Exchange yet, but we wanted to at least share some snippets. Until 2:00 [...]
For Wadii Boughdir, education has always been at the center of civic engagement. Following revolution in his native Tunisia, he started a debate club to help students develop communication skills [...]
This AmeriCorps Week, United Way’s Fuel Your Future team is featuring one of our current direct service members, Jazmyne Story (in the photo, behind the carrot!). Though Washington Service Corps’ [...]