5 Ways to Make A Difference In Your Community This Season
As the holiday season approaches in the Greater Seattle Area, many individuals may be interested in supporting and giving back to our community.
No matter if you're a long-standing Seattle resident, or if this is your first year to the area - there are many ways to be involved and make a positive impact!
Stock The Shelves with Hopelink Donations
Across Puget Sound, Hopelink will be returning their grocery store-style for all 5 food centers and are asking the community for help! Their goal is to collect 25,000lbs of food. Drop off your food at any of our locations on Mondays (excluding Sno-Valley) and Wednesdays between 10AM and 1PM.
For more information on how to support Hopelink, click here.
Support Youth Eastside Services
YES (Youth Eastside Services) has staff at more than 50 locations across East King County who provide evidence-based mental health counseling, early childhood development behavrioral health services, educational and prevention programs. YES works to empower young people and families to pursue decisions, habits, and activities that promote their well-being.
Your donation supports youth and families in our community to recover, heal and thrive, and supports all the work of Youth Eastside Services.
Provide a Childhood and a Future for Youth in Foster Care
Treehouse is an organization that offers indivudalized support to Youth in Foster Care and has nearly doubled their high school graduation rate in just 5 years.
Treehouse is Washington's leading organization by offering individualized support to 7,800 youth in foster care through academics
Treehouse offers numerous volunteer opportunities, from taking tickets at the Holiday Carousel to sorting donations at the Warehouse, and a store in Seattle where foster youth can shop for free.
To Participate in their community events, email [email protected]
Serve as a Volunteer with Jubilee Reach
The mission of Jubilee REACH is to bring healing, build community, and transform the lives of the students and families in Bellevue. Jubilee REACH Staff and volunteers meet the needs of students and families in the public schools, at the Jubilee REACH Center, at the Jubilee REACH Thrift Store, and at Community Building Events.
Volunteer opportunities are available here
Donation opportunities are available here
Provide Community Care with a Big Impact through Friends of Youth
Friends of Youth serves our those in our community facing circumstances of homelessness, foster care and behavioral health challenges.
Your contributions can provide community care to the lives and holistic growth and development of the wonderful young people in support.
A list of welcomed donations are available here
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