Help us reach
our goal of $1.3 Million

Over the past 36 years Fund For The Needy has raised over $19,000,000.

Ensure that local nonprofits will continue to provide vital programs and services that serve children, seniors and families throughout the Puget Sound region.


Total as of November 20



The people, places and events behind our annual drive


The Seattle Times Fund For The Needy: 12 nonprofits will help others through your gifts


Salvation Army fills needy kids’ backpacks with food and hope


Childhaven helps children overcome abuse and neglect


Nov. 27 through Dec. 22.

Argosy Christmas Ship Festival

Catch the wondrous spirit of the holidays as you cruise through local waters and listen to some of the Northwest's finest choirs, A portion of all ticket sales will go to benefit the Fund For The Needy.

Friday, Nov. 27

“The Sound of Music”

The hills are alive! Join us for a stunning, fully-staged performance of the beloved Broadway musical at Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theatre. A portion of all ticket sales will go to benefit Fund for the Needy.

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