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Valentine's Day was made special for the women at our Day Center. Valentine's Day love poured in the form of donations from individuals and groups of people. Each woman got a lovely gift bag! One woman said: "I hope to get gifts during Christmas, but not...

Holi, the Indian festival of colors will be celebrated on March 19 from 11:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Lake Sammamish State Park. Part of the proceeds will be donated to The Sophia Way. Please attend if you can!           The Redmond Chorale is having a choral music of...

In light of what is unfolding around the nation and in our own community, I think it is necessary that The Sophia Way affirms its philosophy and values. [icons size='fa-1x' custom_size='' icon='fa-plus-circle' type='normal' position='' border='yes' border_color='' icon_color='' background_color='' margin='' icon_animation='' icon_animation_delay='' link='' target='_self'] We believe in...

How does a city know the number of people experiencing homeless on its streets?  It counts. Between 2 am and 6 am on Friday morning (January 27th), hundreds of volunteers spread all over King County to witness and enumerate the scope of homelessness in our community. This year,...

"Everyone has their own ways of expression. I believe we all have a lot to say, but finding ways to say it is more than half the battle." - Criss Jami Ashley Crane, who is a part of the Night Shelter program wrote the following poem...

The Day Center is now open on weekends and the women love it! We have 35-45 women using our services each day.  The weekends have been very busy, as expected. And it's You - the community and volunteers - who have been helping us immensely! Many women...

The Community Brunch is organized every quarter to bring together women from all our programs - Day Center, Night Shelter, Transitional Housing, Permanent Housing and Emergency Winter Shelter. The women could shop for clothes, shoes, hygiene kits, coats, and more. A makeup artist from Mary Kay...

In the last week of January, a staff member led a crafts project at the shelter and the women created some beautiful art. They made paper lanterns to honor and celebrate the Chinese New Year with a wish: "May this New Year be full of faith,...

Our Day Center is now open on weekends. And we have new opportunities to volunteer! Volunteers are absolutely essential to keeping our Day Center running smoothly so staff can focus their time and energy on meeting the needs of the women. We currently have openings on Wednesdays...

We are ending 2016 on a high note of Gratitude! Beverly moved into her own home in the last days of December. She is one of the 22 women whom you helped to find stable and permanent housing. Beverly has been associated with us for the...