Windermere Grant Supports Weekend Food for Kids, July 2015

Have you ever thought about how children at risk of food insecurity get their nutrition on weekends when they don’t have access to school meals?  Apparently the folks at the Windermere office in Queen Anne, one of our more prominent neighbors, did just that.  In conjunction with the Windermere Foundation, a grant was made in ...

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Fun Run Thanks! July 2015

WOW! Another incredible Fun Run! Last Saturday morning under perfect temperatures close to 600 runners and walkers joined together to circle the Crown of Queen Anne and help raise money to support our work. YOU ARE ALL AMAZING, thank you!! Our goal with this event is always first and foremost to create an inclusive, fun community ...

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Youth Making an Impact! June 2015

Ever wonder how you can make an impact on your community? Look no further than the actions of some young folks in Queen Anne. For instance, Masai, a 5-year old in our service area, asked his friends to bring food and hygiene products to his birthday party instead of presents.  The Random Acts of Kindness ...

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MAY 5 – Make a BIG Impact! May 2015

On May 5, even a small donation will have a BIG impact on neighbors in need. On May 5 (and ONLY on May 5), when you make a donation through Seattle Foundation’s website (http://www.seattlefoundation.org/npos/Pages/QueenAnneHelpline.aspx) it will be matched by our generous supporters Metropolitan Market (Queen Anne location) as well as by a percentage of Seattle ...

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GiveBIG on May 5th! Apr. 2015

Queen Anne Helpline is participating in the Seattle Foundation’s 24-hour GiveBIG donation drive on May 5th. Donations you make in support of your community and your neighbors will have a magnified impact on that day thanks to Metropolitan Market’s $2500 challenge grant and the Seattle Foundation’s stretch pool. Even modest donations of $25 will fill two Healthy Food Bags with nutritious ...

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A NEW RECORD! ED Column, Oct. 2014

THANK YOU! The generosity, excitement, and energy we witnessed at our Taste of Queen Anne Fundraiser on Saturday the 18th was simply amazing. With your help we raised a record $144,000, far surpassing last year’s total of $114,000 and exceeding our goal of $120,000 – wow! We also set a new record for attendance; we ...

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Please Join Us! ED Column, Sept. 2014

Happy September everyone! And a warm welcome back to school staff and families. We are excited to partner with neighborhood schools again as we prepare to launch year two of our Weekend Food for Kids program, where we work with Ballard Food Bank and Queen Anne Presbyterian Church to pack and distribute bags of food ...

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Fun Run Wrap-Up, ED Column, August 2014

Wow! What a summer we’re having. In addition to the stunning weather we are still basking in the success of our 30th annual Fun Run/Walk. We raised a record $41,000; money that will help ensure that everyone in our community has secure housing, enough food and adequate clothing. Over 600 of you ran, walked, or ...

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Give BIG! ED Column, April 2014

Happy Spring Everyone! GiveBIG is a single day of online giving to your favorite causes and it’s happening this year on May 6th, so mark your calendars! It’s especially powerful because a percentage of all donations made that day are matched by the Seattle Foundation. Why include the Helpline when you give? * We are local. When you donate to the ...

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ED Column, February 2014

What do Queen Anne, Magnolia, and South Lake Union all have in common? You might think, they are all relatively affluent communities, they are home to some amazing organizations and businesses and they all offer many wonderful amenities. There’s also a serious challenge they share that’s less visible – they are home to many families ...

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