Giving Guide

🤗 You’ve got to give a little, Seattle

📸: @ecoheather Hey there, it’s Tuesday — but not just any Tuesday. Today is Giving Tuesday, a global movement that encourages folks to give their time, money, and talents to causes and organizations they care about.  2020 has been rough for everyone, and many of us have already stepped up to share what we can. […]

/ December 1, 2020

How to donate your dollars in Seattle and make ‘a real, tangible impact’

Reader Matthias Broecheler wants his donations to help transform local orgs and create change in Seattle. Here’s how he wants to do it.

/ December 24, 2018

How to give your time to Seattle and make a unique impact

Reader Naya Owusu recently graduated and she’s just getting started in her career — but she still wants to give back her time in Seattle. Here’s her plan.

/ December 14, 2018

How to build community trust and give back when you’re new to Seattle

(🎨: Haley Weaver, a.k.a. @haleydrewthis) This is the second part of a series we’re calling our Evergrey Giving Audit, which connected readers with three local giving pros: Frank Nam of the Seattle Foundation, Burke Stansbury of Social Justice Fund Northwest, and Ben Reuler of Seattle Works. Check out Part 2 here. Reader Neroli Price moved to Seattle from South Africa in September […]

/ December 12, 2018

Seattle’s biggest needs and what you can do about them

(📸: Haley Weaver, a.k.a. @haleydrewthis) There’s no textbook for giving back to Seattle. It can be tricky to know what makes an impact when you’re the fastest growing major city of the decade. Plus, giving can look different depending on who you are, what you care about, and what you have to give. So how […]

/ 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 […]

/ November 26, 2018

Here are 9 small ways to give big to Seattle

(📸: Haley Weaver, a.k.a. @haleydrewthis) Ever want to give back to Seattle, but think your donation might be too small to make a difference? We’ve rounded up some awesome local businesses and nonprofits where small gifts can make a huge impact for our Evergrey Giving Guide. Why? Because sometimes our wallets aren’t as big as our hearts […]

/ November 26, 2018

How to be awesome to your Seattle neighbors: 15 stories of everyday kindness

(📸: Haley Weaver, a.k.a. @haleydrewthis) Every day, we zip around the city doing what we gotta do. Sometimes we hit a speed bump that throws us off our groove. But the people around us — our friends, family, coworkers, and so many others — help steady us again. As part of our Giving Guide project, […]

/ November 20, 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 […]

/ November 17, 2018

What are Seattle’s biggest needs? Send us a text to tell us how you see it

Over the next several months, we’re going to be helping you find the best ways to make this community — your community — better. But before we unpack how we can all be most helpful, we should get a good sense of where we all need the most help. And that’s where you come in.

/ August 7, 2018