Snohomish County Gives

Tyrone McMorris, Executive Director of Casino Road Kids Ministries, and Carrie deKubber, owner of Bob's Burgers and Brew - Everett, work together to serve local kids.

A restaurant, a nonprofit, and a friendship built on supporting the community

Bob’s Everett has served free meals to Casino Road Kids Ministries for over five years!

 

With the help of Snohomish County’s Eagle Wings Ministries and her supervisor, Darla, Megan (left) has created an online support group for people with disabilities.

Building community, one connection at a time

Eagle Wings Ministries helps adults with developmental disAbilities find connection

 

The Leadership Snohomish County Signature Program works to forge strong community connections and create a platform for respectful, honest discussion.

Building community connections for Snohomish County by building better leaders

Community has always been important in the Snohomish area and throughout the…

 

Sherwood Community Services advocates for children, adults, and families by navigating the issues that create barriers.

Removing Barriers: Sherwood Community Services Creates Hope

People living with a disability are more likely to live in poverty than those who do not – a scary thought to parents who have… Continue reading

Sherwood Community Services advocates for children, adults, and families by navigating the issues that create barriers.
The Second Chance Foundation serves a hundred individuals a day. Last winter, they handed out 10,000 sleeping bags and served 3,600 meals.

Everyone Deserves a Second Chance

It was Christmas. Alone, homeless, and facing a life of addiction on the street, Jason Cockburn was greeted by a little girl who had been… Continue reading

The Second Chance Foundation serves a hundred individuals a day. Last winter, they handed out 10,000 sleeping bags and served 3,600 meals.
Hilary lost her home in 2016, but after years of hard work and support from organizations like Housing Hope, she's got her whole family under one roof again.

Hilary lost her home in 2016, but thanks to local support, she never lost hope

Housing Hope supports families in Snohomish County through housing and tailored services

Hilary lost her home in 2016, but after years of hard work and support from organizations like Housing Hope, she's got her whole family under one roof again.
In 2020, YWCA Pathways for Women in Lynnwood provided emergency shelter and essential resources for 120 women and children.

Pathways for Women: YWCA’s Approach to Shelter

Washington state ranks in the top five nationwide for homelessness, with roughly 21,500 residents and families experiencing homelessness in 2021. Women and girls make up… Continue reading

In 2020, YWCA Pathways for Women in Lynnwood provided emergency shelter and essential resources for 120 women and children.
Cocoon House

Snohomish County Youth Find Homes with Heart

Cocoon House launches Connections Host Home Program

Cocoon House
Facility dog, Sibella, in the Dawson Place Interview suite. Dawson Place is a non-profit organization providing safety, justice, and healing to victims of child physical abuse, sexual assault, neglect, drug endangerment, or a witness to a violent crime.

A place to heal, a place to thrive

Dawson Place offers children of abuse advocacy and safety

Facility dog, Sibella, in the Dawson Place Interview suite. Dawson Place is a non-profit organization providing safety, justice, and healing to victims of child physical abuse, sexual assault, neglect, drug endangerment, or a witness to a violent crime.
Compass Health

Compass Health’s Emergency Motel Voucher Program provides steppingstone from homelessness to stability

Since 2007, Compass Health has provided short-term assistance to individuals and families experiencing homelessness through its Emergency Motel Voucher Program (EMVP). The goal of the… Continue reading

Compass Health
Kari Hovde teaches a young dancer. Hovde has just launched The Backstage Foundation, a non-profit that funds opportunities for young dancers to build their talent and character while fulfilling their dreams and inspiring others.

Helping Washington dancers take center stage

The Backstage Foundation offers scholarships to talented dancers for studio fees, travel and more!

Kari Hovde teaches a young dancer. Hovde has just launched The Backstage Foundation, a non-profit that funds opportunities for young dancers to build their talent and character while fulfilling their dreams and inspiring others.
In this quickly growing community, the need to address hunger is a priority for organizations like the Lake Stevens Community Food Bank who serve approximately 1,200 families, or 3,000 individuals, per month.

Nourishing the community: Lake Stevens Community Food Bank builds sustainability

In 2020, 60 million people turned to food banks in the United States. More than one million of them live in the state of Washington.… Continue reading

In this quickly growing community, the need to address hunger is a priority for organizations like the Lake Stevens Community Food Bank who serve approximately 1,200 families, or 3,000 individuals, per month.
For over 40 years, the nonprofit Puget Sound Kidney Centers (PSKC) has been a leading provider of high quality, comprehensive dialysis care, social services, nutritional counselling, and health education to those affected by CKD.

Preventing kidney disease

Puget Sound Kidney Centers help community with education and treatment services

For over 40 years, the nonprofit Puget Sound Kidney Centers (PSKC) has been a leading provider of high quality, comprehensive dialysis care, social services, nutritional counselling, and health education to those affected by CKD.
Homage is a nonprofit serving seniors and people with disabilities in Snohomish County. Programs include Meals on Wheels, Community Table Dining, Mental Health Counseling, Transportation Assistance, Minor Home Repairs, and Social Services. You can learn more at www.homage.org.

Prioritizing kindness: Homage delivers services and compassion to seniors

A soft voice on the line pleads: “Can you help me?” That caller and soft voice was Evie, a widowed 77-year-old woman whose cupboards were… Continue reading

Homage is a nonprofit serving seniors and people with disabilities in Snohomish County. Programs include Meals on Wheels, Community Table Dining, Mental Health Counseling, Transportation Assistance, Minor Home Repairs, and Social Services. You can learn more at www.homage.org.
C3 Executive Director Jacque Julien with other members of the C3 team at "Meet Me in the Park."

Small team makes big impact!

Communities of Color Coalition seeks support to continue strengthening systemic change

C3 Executive Director Jacque Julien with other members of the C3 team at "Meet Me in the Park."
This season, and throughout the year, Hand in Hand welcomes donations of food, clothing, infant supplies and toiletries for Snohomish County children and families in crisis. In addition, the annual toy drive is underway for families struggling to provide gifts for their children during the holidays.

Walk with families Hand in Hand this holiday season

Organization builds connections, vital resources for Snohomish County children and families

This season, and throughout the year, Hand in Hand welcomes donations of food, clothing, infant supplies and toiletries for Snohomish County children and families in crisis. In addition, the annual toy drive is underway for families struggling to provide gifts for their children during the holidays.
Village Community Services' Village Experience Learning Center helps promote community readiness and participation for individuals with diverse abilities.

Building Communities

Village Community Services Makes a Difference for Those with Diverse Abilities

Village Community Services' Village Experience Learning Center helps promote community readiness and participation for individuals with diverse abilities.
Washington Vocational Services believes every person with a disability has employment potential, and a right to enjoy full opportunity for employment, enterprise, and earnings. Their goal is to match each individual’s unique skills and talents with the employer’s specific needs.

There is a job for everyone

Washington Vocational Services: Helping individuals secure employment and achieve full inclusion in their communities The American Community Survey data shows an estimated 37 per cent… Continue reading

Washington Vocational Services believes every person with a disability has employment potential, and a right to enjoy full opportunity for employment, enterprise, and earnings. Their goal is to match each individual’s unique skills and talents with the employer’s specific needs.