On the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, the celebration of 47 people of color about to serve their community had us extra proud. Project LEAD (Leadership, [...]
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.
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’ [...]
International Women’s Day is a day that “celebrates the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women” as well as a day that calls upon everyone to advocate for women. This year, [...]