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Changing the Narrative on Homelessness As we begin this pivotal election year, we must and can change the way we think about homelessness. Our beliefs about people experiencing homelessness are deeply embedded in our internal and cultural biases. One of the most harmful narratives I hear...

Linda Benson, Director of Community Development Linda brings to The Sophia Way more than 30 years of leadership, management and fund development experience in the human services sector. Prior to joining us, she spent several years as a nonprofit consultant and as co-founder of Nourishing Networks...

Thank you for helping us make 2017 our best year yet! Last year, we helped 125 women get into permanent housing, a 400% increase from 2016. This success is the direct result of our new Housing First approach to service in all of our programs. We are...

As we prepare for our one and only move this season, I must extend a huge thank you to Lakeside Christian Church. The congregation not only embraced the Women's Emergency Shelter for the second season, but they rearranged their church programming and hosted the shelter for an...

The Sophia Way was thrilled to be selected as co-recipients of the "Citizen of the Year" Award at the Annual Breakfast of Forum XXII - an alliance of experienced Realtors® - who honor individuals and groups that have made outstanding contributions to the community. The mutual...

As we kick off our 10th anniversary year, we reflect back to Christmas Day in 2008 just weeks after opening our first shelter, when each of the eight women we served was given two movie tickets and a Safeway gift card so they could spend...

One cannot remain unchanged when surrounded by individuals who dedicate so much of their lives – and souls – to our clients and the well being of strangers. The two years I have served for The Sophia Way have notably transformed my heart and, as...

We were thrilled to have been a part of the Microsoft Giving Tree campaign this year! On Wednesday, Dec 13, volunteers and staff visited Microsoft Corporation in Redmond to collect gifts donated by their employees. Each gift corresponded with a tag that we provided them earlier, listing an...

I became involved in the Sophia Way Companion program over a year ago and can say it has been one of the most rewarding experiences I have had. In this short span of time, I have met women from all walks of life - two...

I love the holiday season. it's a time for reflection, for spending it with friends and family, and a time to express gratitude for blessings in your life. The holidays are also filled with emotions and memories, and the nostalgia runs deep. Given that it's...