Charity

NAPO Seattle Area Chapter Day of Service 6-15-2019

Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center Show Ribbons

OHMIGOSH we had a great day!!!!! Eleven of us, quite possibly a record number for a Day of Service, from NAPO Seattle Area Chapter converged on Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center to set its Development storage room to rights. Five hours later, it was unrecognizable. In a good way.   The ribbons may have been…

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Memorial Day

Memorial Day allows Americans to honor and mourn our fallen military personnel. Veterans Day encourages Americans to express admiration, respect and gratitude to our living service members. I celebrate Canine Companions for Independence (CCI). CCI pairs assistance dogs with wounded veterans to offer those heroes increased independence and boundless emotional support. I am certain that…

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Cash and Community

dragon incense holder

I’m in the middle of a calm decluttering. Calm because it’s entirely voluntary. I’m conducting it strictly at my chosen pace. It’s catching me some cash: I’m letting go of things by selling them on Facebook Marketplace. If something doesn’t sell on Marketplace, I’ll experiment with OfferUp, Nextdoor, letgo and similar. I want to know how those…

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Charity Choice Monday – Congregations for the Homeless – Real Change 11

Created as an agency of the Eastside Interfaith Social Concerns Council – Jews, Muslims, Catholics and Protestants – the Bellevue Congregations for the Homeless (CFH) overnight men’s shelter first opened its doors in 1993. That original accomplishment has been magnified manifold to include case management, job placement counseling and subsidized housing assistance. A complementary range…

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Charity Choice Monday – Aurora Commons – Real Change 9

Aurora Commons isn’t a coffee house, except…” PEOPLE’S KITCHEN The People’s Kitchen project empowers and dignifies members of our community by providing adequate food supplies, a clean and sterile cooking environment, and access to a fully stocked kitchen, ensuring that all people at the Commons are able to prepare, cook, and share food with one…

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Charity Choice Monday – Angeline’s Day Center – Real Change 8

Angeline’s Day Center, 2030 Third Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121, is a drop-in facility for homeless women, run by an all-encompassing, venerated grande dame of Seattle charities, the YWCA of Seattle/King/Snohomish. Women in need can get a shower, a meal, connections to resources for housing and jobs and more. The first YWCA was founded in England…

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