Food Lifeline feeds western Washington, and SB Charities helped them do it. Did you know that more than 45% of the individuals using a food bank, meal program or shelter in western Washington have some form of post-secondary education and only 9% of the people Food Lifeline serves are homeless?
Seattle's Urban Rest Stop provides restrooms, showers, and laundry facilities to those in need. This worthy charity is the only Seattle-based facility with extended hours intended to help those who are working or looking for a job.
SB Charities VP Jeff Howe presents a big check to Canine Companions for Independence. CCI trains dogs free of charge to help children and adults with disabilities. CCI is the largest nonprofit provider of assistance dogs and is recognized for the excellence of its dogs and the longevity of its matches. They know that sometimes the best aid is a warm tongue and a wagging tail.
SB Charities and the PDX Browncoats joined forces to present $1,000 to Seattle Children's Hospital to help them with their important work.
SB Charities President Andrea Howe presented a rather large check to Big Damn Fan Films, the makers of "Browncoats: Redemption," a fan film for charity. Proceeds from the film go to five worthy charities. We facilitated the sale of 38 DVDs at Norwescon in 2011 and made this donation to their West Coast representative, Christine Georger Mooney of the PDX Browncoats.
Lighting the Shadows, on April 9, 2011, was an event to raise awareness of domestic violence and collect items for Eastside Domestic Violence Program. We received donations for three hours on a Saturday afternoon at Safeway in Greenwood, resulting in approximately $935 worth of needed items, $258 in cash and checks, and $95 in gift cards. This is just a portion of the items we collected for EDVP. In this photo: SB Charities president Andrea Howe and Karen from EDVP.
Seattle Browncoats Charities runs the annual Can't Stop the Serenity event in Seattle. A majority of the funds raised go to Equality Now.
SB Charities Secretary Linda Strout hands our donation from the 2011 Can't Stop the Serenity event to Museum of History and Industry Events Manager Christine Kolodge. In the background is a classic UPS delivery truck on display at the museum.
SB Charities Secretary Linda Strout hands our donation from the 2011 Can't Stop the Serenity event to Northwest Harvest Donor Relations Manager Todd Girouard. In the background is a classic UPS delivery truck on display at the Museum of History and Industry, where the event took place. We try to collect food for Northwest Harvest at all our events.
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