These are dark days, my friends. Goodwills and other non-profits across America are closed, leaving the cars, garages, sheds, basements, attics and closets of Professional Organizers and their clients in maddening condition. There is hope. We’re all buying necessities online right now and having them shipped to us. Empty that box of its 50 cans…

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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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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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The Low Income Housing Institute (LIHI) is a superbly multi-faceted agency addressing homelessness through advocacy, direct action with the provision of housing in multiple configurations, and support services. Besides housing options, LIHI also operates Urban Rest Stops, “urgent-care” facilities which offer basic amenities like showers and laundry machines.   The Institute actively solicits in-kind donations,…

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Bellwether Housing “was founded in 1980 by the downtown business to provide affordable workforce housing for downtown workers to live close to their jobs. After nearly 40 years of success and growth, Bellwether is Seattle’s largest nonprofit affordable housing provider. ​ Today, we serve over 3200 residents in 2100 apartments. By locating our buildings near…

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Cedar River Clinics  is “the only AAAHC accredited abortion provider in Washington, our clinics meet the rigorous standards for quality set by the Accreditation Association of Ambulatory Health Centers. Cedar River Clinics is a social justice organization that combines direct services (abortion, birth control, reproductive healthcare), with advocacy and activism (to preserve and ensure access)…

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Lahai Health – formerly Puget Sound Christian Clinic – provides comprehensive primary-care services to low-income patients in the Puget Sound Region. It acts through “Showing Christ’s love by…Providing Hope & Health for Underserved People.”   Lahai has in particular developed an understanding of how to accept donations of vehicles – and it means ANY vehicle…

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Rotary Clubs in Bellevue, Lake Forest Park, Renton, Seattle Northeast, Shoreline support free medical clinics in Bellevue, Lake City Way and Renton. The clinics provide basic service: Treatment of illness and minor injury Screening for high blood pressure and diabetes Referral for basic x-rays, bloodwork, and tests Basic medications related to the patient’s illness or…

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Urban Impact has a clear and principled approach to its relationship with its neighborhood: “Our Beginning Founded in 1987 to address the complex realities of urban poverty in Seattle’s Rainier Valley, Urban Impact was built on the principles of Christian Community Development and a unique relationship with two neighborhood churches, Emerald City Bible Fellowship and…

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