Stories with 'community' tag

Foundation’s Giving Back & Helping Others: A Team Volunteering Opportunity

Foundation is creating our own volunteering team to join Seattle Works’ Team Works!! Let’s give back and give love to our community here in Seattle, especially those struggling most. For December’s project, we are visiting the Ronald McDonald House. They need volunteers to come clean and organize. Their families find great comfort in coming back […]

/ October 17, 2018

Foundation’s Evening of Seattle History: The Volunteers of Volunteer Park

Back by popular demand, we are launching our standalone class, “An Evening of Seattle History”, into a new monthly series for the first Friday of each month! With a sweeping cascade of information and a tidal wave of context, local rowboat based tour guide and amateur historian, Jordan Hanssen will enlighten Seattleites with a primer […]

/ October 15, 2018

Foundation’s Embrace Your Power: Intro to Self Defense

Foundation is excited to be partnering with Seattle Self-Defense and offer the community a truly empowering and insightful introductory course into self-defense: “Embrace Your Power”!! Seattle Self-Defense is taught by world class Tae Kwon Do athletes with over 15 years of martial arts experience. Our intro class covers safe habits to take outside of the […]

/ October 19, 2018

Foundation’s Real Talk: Sex, Relationships, and Dating in 2018

WE. NEED. MORE. REAL. TALK. Our world is at a breaking point and we do not have the emotional or relational skills to deal. Real Talk is a brand new monthly series that will prepare you take on the issues with grace, skill, and not-so-subtle badassery. The Concept: Learn emotional, relational, and communication skills needed […]

/ October 30, 2018

Foundation’s Holiday Cookie Workshop – Gluten Free Style

It’s almost time to get into the spirit of holiday baking! Join Phebe, Founder of Nuflours Bakery on 15th Ave E in Capitol Hill for hands-on gluten free holiday cookie making and decorating. Phebe will guide you through baking techniques to create delightful holiday treats. Learn tips and tricks to make your holiday cookies look […]

/ October 17, 2018

Foundation’s A Style of Your Own: Men’s Fashion Workshop

A wise man once told me, “Look good, feel good, do good!” It’s always stuck with me in the context of how we build our confidence in ourselves. Have you ever wished you felt more confident in the way you dressed??? We’re gonna help you look good! Whether it’s for a job interview, a first […]

/ October 25, 2018

Foundation’s Movie Trivia Night with Reel Grrls

Once a month, Foundation partners with The Collective and a local nonprofit to host a fun, laugh-filled, themed trivia night to bring the community together around learning, prizes, and an important local cause. In November, we are highlighting Reel Grrls! And it’s all about movies and films. From the Hollywood classics to new Indie hits, […]

/ October 16, 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

Foundation’s Painting With Friends: A Night of Creative Community

Local artist Sarah Elizabeth and Foundation are partnering to create a fun night of painting and community! In this kickoff experience of our new series, Painting with Friends, we will be painting our very own wooden ornaments!! Come take a break from the holiday madness and paint with friends for a good cause! *Benefit for […]

/ October 19, 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