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Thank you, to the team at Eastside Community Aid (ECA) Thrift shop for their generous donation of $10,000! The funds will be utilized for our Day Center Program. Eastside Community Aid Thrift Shop, an all-volunteer run shop in Kirkland, has been a long time supporter of...

Michelle Carr, Evening Shelter Supervisor at Sophia's Place shares a few wonderful stories of summertime activities at the shelter.   With summer finally here, our residents have been spending more and more time outside, enjoying the warm and beautiful evenings in the garden and patio area.         The night...

As you can see from our housing numbers, June has been a busy month with a lot of movement into housing! This is even more impressive when you stop to think we are living in one of the most expensive housing markets in the nation....

This summer The Sophia Way is embarking on a new journey in providing street outreach. What exactly does it mean? In the simplest terms, it means that I will be going to places where those who are experiencing homelessness are known to congregate, and offer and or...

My name is Cyprine. I am a resident at Sophia’s Place and originally from Kenya, on the east coast of Africa. Trust me; it would be a long list if I had to list everything I am grateful for. Sophia’s Place residents’ hope and healing are all...

Since January 2107: 39 women moved into their own homes - 9 women got placed in June alone. 52 women have stayed at Sophia’s Place shelter. 278 women were served at our Day Center. 192 women found shelter at our Emergency Winter Shelter in 2016-17. Over 13,000 meals served at...

I discovered The Sophia Way while searching online for volunteer opportunities. When I went to the volunteer orientation I was truly impressed with the organization. It wasn't long before a staff member asked me if I had met another volunteer...

As a Night Shelter Supervisor for Sophia’s Place, I support our mission of assisting women from homelessness to independence by providing direct service and supervision to our clients. Sophia’s Place is a place of gathering - a place where meals are shared and laughs are had....

Saturday, May 20th was the annual Sammamish Community Day of Service, headed by Sammamish Hills Lutheran Church. Each year, volunteers from all over the Sammamish area, representing faith communities or just on their own, sign up for various local volunteer projects, and we were thrilled...

Our wonderful volunteer, Alison Dildine, retired earlier this month after 5 years volunteering at our office. She has been actively involved with us longer than almost any of our other volunteers and staff. While Alison won't really be leaving us completely (she'll still fill in on...