Stories with 'homelessness' tag

Seattle’s Angela Stowell creates solutions to poverty with FareStart

Late last year, Angela Stowell left her post on top of Ethan Stowell Restaurants, one of Seattle’s most successful restaurant groups, to become CEO of another one. Her destination was FareStart, a nonprofit restaurant group that’s been helping disadvantaged Seattleites for 25 years by providing solutions to poverty. “I really wanted to find a way […]

/ March 5, 2019

You asked, we answered: What our unhoused neighbors want us to know about homelessness

Reader Brian Hsi asked: “How do the unhoused think we should address our housing challenges?” We met some of our neighbors to find out.

/ August 27, 2018

Why do people come to Seattle for homeless services?

Some think Seattle’s pretty welcoming towards people experiencing homelessness, but “the conditions people are living in are the opposite of friendly.”

/ July 20, 2018

Cast your vote: Which of your questions about homelessness should we answer first?

You sent in more than 200 honest questions about homelessness in Seattle. Which of these three should we tackle first? Cast your vote and help us decide.

/ July 10, 2018

What are you most curious about around homelessness in Seattle? We are taking your questions

Can we fix homelessness in Seattle? Hell yes we can. But first, we need to better understand what’s going on. That’s where you come in.

/ July 5, 2018

YWCA Inspire Luncheon: King County 30th Anniversary

Join YWCA as we celebrate 30 years of empowering women and building community at our King County Luncheons. This year features keynote speaker Alfre Woodard (Oscar-nominated actor and activist), as well as stories of survival, solidarity, and community from women served by YWCA. Event proceeds will benefit YWCA Seattle | King | Snohomish, which has […]

/ March 6, 2018

Civic Boot Camp: Livable Neighborhoods, March 16th

Explore Seattle’s Fastest-Growing Neighborhood and What You Can Do to Create a Livable Community Discover the elements of a livable neighborhood through South Lake Union’s rich history and incredible growth, including the socioeconomic challenges and opportunities in the community. Register for March 24th. Pricing $250 – Single ticket (includes breakfast and afternoon snacks and full lunch) To […]

/ February 13, 2018

YWCA’s Cocktails On A Mission

Shake up your Thursday night and join us at YWCA’s newest annual Eastside celebration, Cocktails On A Mission! Come together for a mix of cocktails, community, and a cause to eliminate racism and empower women. Enjoy music from Champagne Honeybee, access to Bellevue Arts Museum‘s current exhibition, and inspirational stories of lives changed on the […]

/ October 3, 2017

United Way’s Day of Caring: Help provide shoes to those without homes

Look down. What’s on your feet? Running shoes? Oxfords? Birkenstocks? Unfortunately, not everyone in Seattle has the luxury of proper footwear. That’s where you can make a difference as an Emerging Leader. On Saturday, September 9, you can roll up your sleeves alongside 100 other young professionals to do good, network, and celebrate. United Way Emerging […]

/ September 8, 2017

‘I need to know I am still here.’ A poem about Seattle homelessness

A woman who has experienced homelessness in Seattle shares her experience in poetry. This post is part of the #SeaHomeless project to shine a spotlight on homelessness in Seattle.

/ June 28, 2017