(65 posts)

Here are the best ways to give back to Seattle

Here are our best tips on how to use your time or money to give back to Seattle so that you can help make our city a more awesome place to live.

Evergrey Giving Guide / November 26, 2018

How to be kind to a city full of strangers

(📸: Haley Weaver, a.k.a. @haleydrewthis) Time and money go a long way toward helping to make Seattle a better city, but giving back in tinier, more personal ways can also be a great daily habit that spreads generosity and goodwill. Sometimes, it’s a simple as finding new ways to brighten someone’s day. One of our […]

Giving Guide / November 26, 2018

How to gather your friends to volunteer for a good cause

(📸: Haley Weaver, a.k.a. @haleydrewthis) Our Giving Guide project has helped us try so many ways to give back, like guerrilla compliments, giving small, and choosing how to give. Some of our best experiences have been volunteer field trips to work alongside The Evergrey community for reader-recommended nonprofits. Together, we took on building tiny houses […]

Giving Guide / November 17, 2018

Need a Pearl Jam primer? Here’s what you should know if you live in Seattle

Pearl Jam is putting on two big shows in Seattle this week — the Seattle Home Shows. Don’t know much about the band beyond “Jeremy” and “Better Man”? Seattle music writer and Pearl Jam fan Travis Hay wrote this Pearl Jam primer for Evergrey director Mónica Guzmán — and we figure there’s a lot more of you who could use it.

History / August 7, 2018

I used to welcome the Seattle Freeze. Now I’ve found four ways to melt it

How does one get out of this giant ice cube we’ve frozen ourselves into? Here are four things I know about the Seattle Freeze, and four ways to get out of it.

Community / July 11, 2018

Survey: Let’s get real about news and trust

(Kayla Velasquez / Unsplash) UPDATE: Submissions for the survey are now closed. Thanks to everyone who shared their insights! Just one in every five American adults trusts national news organizations, according to the Pew Research Center. And only 1 in 20 trusts the news they see on social media. Considering how important good information is […]

Community / April 3, 2018

Thanks for helping us grow. Meet our new team member.

Meet Kenny Shelton, our new business manager.

From The Evergrey / April 3, 2018

‘My Hijab, My Wings’ — a Seattle girl’s poem

Sumeya Block What’s it like to face discrimination for the things you believe? Sumeya Block is 13 years old and an 8th grader at Seattle Girls’ School. Last month, she attended “Make Your Voice Heard: An MLK Day Youth Advocacy Workshop,” an event where young people in Seattle helped each other combat Islamophobia and anti-Semitism. […]

Your View / February 16, 2018