Maybe Valentine’s Day is a holiday for you. Maybe it’s not. But we’re using Feb. 14 to celebrate our loyal donors…YOU!
Here are 14 reasons why we’re feeling the love for you today.
14.which, when it’s signed in law soon, will help address student hunger and increase family stability by making breakfast part of the school day.
13.You’ve stood by us in good times and in bad. We know that the is bad. It’s dire. But like a great partner, you’ve stuck by us. We can’t fix it overnight, but we appreciate the help, support and perseverance you continue to show us.
12.We are inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to “stick with love” during when 2,800 volunteers came out to spend their day off…on! We know it takes all kinds of giving to make our community strong.
11.You’ve helped us connect with the next generation of do-gooders like you! Thank you for passing on the good word about United Way to fellow coworkers, friends and neighbors. Our group, representing above at the packed Weyerhaeuser happy hour, is bursting at the seams. We couldn’t be more delighted to have the energy that young professionals bring to the table.
10.With your support, more than 1,000 people of color have graduated from , effectively preparing them for nonprofit board training in order to achieve equity in our community leadership.
9.by qualified volunteers (a program your dollars support) to help people save more of their hard earned money. This year’s free tax prep season is well under way, and we can’t wait to see those soaring results too.
8.Thanks to your gift, is helping people like find a place to call home quickly and efficiently.
7.You helped and others like him get a job and move out of homelessness through the program.
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6.You’ve supported the growth of the program to go from 317 to 7,776 youth (like ) who are getting the support they need to get back on track.
5.An additional 300 kids are now being served through our , thanks to donors like you. This program works with low-income, isolated parents and kids to get them prepared for kindergarten.
4.You made us smile, laugh and burst with pride when we think about .
3.Because of you, we can plan. OK, this might not sound that exciting. But is is to us! Loyal donors allow us to think further ahead, make even smarter investments and make any necessary adjustments with enough time for our partners to be able to adjust too.
2.We were able to serve more than 1,000 of our neighbors who are experiencing homelessness at our annual . Attendees received a hot meal, new shoes, connection to a plethora of services and much more. This year’s Resource Exchange is coming up on March 20.
1.You are you. We know there are MANY issues in Seattle, in King County, in Washington, in our nation and in our world today. We appreciate you taking the time and energy to care about our neighbors and generously support them by giving loyally to United Way.
You deserve all the love we can give. Together, we’re building a community where people have homes, students graduate and families are financially stable. Thank you!