Tag Archive: Seattle

Thoughts from Trish: Stepping Stones

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Trish Moore is an intern this summer with the YWCA from our Community Jobs program. She has been assisting with Volunteer Engagement and learning the ropes of the agency. It’s been 2 busy… Continue reading

Rounding out 2014…

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Each winter, the YWCA’s Adopt-A-Family program helps families-in-need experience the festive season by providing donated gifts and gift cards. This holiday cheer could not be shared without our wonderful donors and volunteers! More… Continue reading

Thank You, Day of Caring Volunteers!

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On Friday, September 19th, 66 volunteers representing the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, AT&T, Aerojet Rocketdyne, US Bank, Homestreet Bank, and Darigold trekked out to three YWCA locations to help volunteer for the United… Continue reading

A Year of Service: We’ll Miss You, Sarah!

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  For the past year, Sarah Bartlett, an AmeriCorps VISTA member, has been on our team as our Community Engagement Coordinator. From events to special projects, Sarah could be found in the thick… Continue reading

Sort, Steam, Scrub: Starbucks WDN Gets to Work!

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  Volunteers from the Seattle chapter of the Starbucks Women’s Development Network joined YWCA staff at our downtown Seattle HQ to sort, steam, and organize donations in Clothing Services, and scrub-down the kitchens… Continue reading

GirlsFirst mentors plant the seeds for success

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Last month, the young women enrolled in YWCA GirlsFirst started off the school year by meeting their mentors, a group of inspirational and successful women from a variety of professional fields and backgrounds. Their… Continue reading

Reflections of a YWCA AmeriCorps Member

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I’ll preface this post by inviting you all into my cubicle at the YWCA’s Volunteer Services office. As I sit here, on my last day of service with the YWCA, I’m rushing through emotions… Continue reading

Boston Private Bank & Trust Company brings cheery atmosphere to YWCA Angeline’s

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Early Monday morning, a group of five energetic volunteers from Boston Private Bank & Trust Company came into YWCA Angeline’s Center for Homeless Women ready to start an entire day of volunteering! Several of the women at YWCA… Continue reading

HomeStreet Bank brings Bingo cheer to YWCA Angeline’s

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For HomeStreet Bank, making a concerted effort to help address the issue of homelessness in our society is just in another day’s work. So, when several employees ventured down to Angeline’s Center for… Continue reading

What’s your social return?

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I want you to think about the last time you volunteered. Was it last week? Last month? Last year? Now, think about what you did. Did you help build a community garden? Perhaps you served lunch… Continue reading