Keilen Young had trouble in school. Now, he’s in a gifted program. One likely reason: Seyi Oshinowo, a volunteer with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Puget Sound. The organization, which creates bonds that can last into adulthood, is part of The Seattle Times Fund For The Needy.
Put a grocery store on your holiday shopping plan and pick up some food for your local food bank.
For Shenita Hollingsworth, 46, the trajectory of her life began when she left home at age 14 and got pregnant at age 17. It’s been rough going. She prays a lot.
Hopelink was founded during the 1970s Boeing layoffs, when Bothell residents organized to help their neighbors find jobs. Now it’s one of the state’s largest nonprofits, providing a huge spectrum of services. It is also one of 12 selected agencies that help children, families and seniors in The Seattle Times Fund For The Needy.
All donations raised through The Seattle Times Fund For The Needy go directly to helping people in our community. Here is a list of some of the ways the nonprofits used the dollars last year.
Jacque Lewis knows all too well what it’s like to need help. Now she’s giving back, helping one of the charities supported by The Seattle Times Fund For The Needy.
As this year’s Seattle Times Fund For The Needy kicks off and Seattle’s income gap widens, columnist Nicole Brodeur takes a look at who might need a hand.
The Asian Counseling and Referral Service’s OCEAN group helps teenagers connect with their Pacific Islander heritage. The nonprofit is one of 12 organizations making a difference with The Seattle Times Fund For The Needy.