I am particularly pleased to share a link to the June 2020 edition of Vancouver Family Magazine, pages 12 – 17, detailing the profoundly impactful volunteer efforts of several community groups, including Repair Clark County, to teach, feed and protect vulnerable members of their city. I’ve often highlighted Repair Clark County’s Repair Cafes. I’m in…

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And I was ready to give it my all for TWIF, The World is Fun, which pairs volunteers and service agencies. Kinda like online dating, with CLOUT – TWIF, in its 10 years, has generated $1.8M in hours to its partners. TWIF lists events which over 135 non-profits hold as fundraising or community opportunities, from…

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One of my greatest joys is learning something surprising about a colleague or friend. My colleague Maria Mafi of 123 Declutter offered me something unique. Maria’s given me the first chance to say “I’ve met the founder of an international non-profit.” Maria’s husband Cyrus is Chairman of Impact A Life, a Christian community-services agency providing…

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I almost didn’t go out on the Casual Uncluttering LLC donation run this morning. I was unequivocally unambitious. I’d spent the morning bored, finally ending a project I started in March – blog posts cataloging the RealChangeNews Emerald City Resource Guide non-profits which take gifts-in-kind. It’s the holidays and I wanted to goof off a…

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Libraries need books! Libraries need new books to replace old books. Libraries need books to keep current. Libraries need books to sell to me so I can continue acquiring Casual Uncluttering LLC depth and breadth. And libraries need to sell books to host workshops, sponsor English-as-a-Second-Language classes, provide computers and printers to patrons, and especially…

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Refugee Women’s Alliance “is an award-winning, nationally recognized nonprofit that provides holistic services to help refugee and immigrant women and families thrive. In 34 years of work with multi-cultural communities, we have refined our services to most effectively promote integration and self-sufficiency. All of our services are designed to quickly and effectively stabilize clients, promote…

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Muslim Housing Services:   “Since 1999, Muslim Housing Services (MHS) has served low-income and homeless families in Seattle and throughout King County. We were founded due to the urgent need of culturally and linguistically competent programs and staff, after noticing that many families were not able to access mainstream services. Many of our clients are…

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