Tag Archive: volunteer

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

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

Fierce Fashion Finds at the Closet Treasures Sale

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New and gently used designer clothing, shoes and accessories hit Redmond Town Center at the 10th Annual YWCA Closet Treasures Sale on October 12 and 13. This fun, two-day shopping event was held… 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

‘Tis the season to help children in need get ready for school

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Hard to believe, but back-to-school season is in full swing!! As the start of school nears,  the YWCA, through the YWCA School Days program, is gearing up to help alleviate the stress and… 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

Boeing’s 3rd Annual Global Day of Service comes to the YWCA

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From Boeing’s humble beginnings in the Pacific Northwest, the company has engaged in corporate citizenship. Three years ago, the company launched a “Global Day of Service” to commemorate the company’s founding in 1916… 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