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Environmental Works featured an interview with The Sophia Way CEO, Alisa Chatinsky in their June newsletter, Environmental Works (EW) was one of the many organizations that partnered the building of Kirkland Place for Families & Women (completed in August 2020), which houses Helen's Place and...

At The Sophia's Way's Community Conversations, city officials, nonprofit professionals, and community members met to learn, discuss, and share their thoughts about permanent supportive housing (PSH). Dennis Sills, Director of Strategic Initiatives and Government Relations at Plymouth Housing, shared a presentation on the need for permanent...

Nickhath (Nicky) Sheriff is the recipient of The Sophia Way's 2021 Grace of Giving Award. The accolade was created in 2020 to honor a community champion who lives, breathes, and loves the mission of The Sophia Way to support women from homelessness to safe...

Dear Friends, It is amazing to think that we are halfway through May! There is a lot happening in our community that has an impact for those experiencing homelessness. This month marks Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Vice President Kamala Harris stated, “The American dream...

Sally was working at her job when a 185-pound ladder fell on her, herniating a disc. Doctors told her she could not go back to work. Without a job, Sally lost her home. But she did not lose hope. Sally shares the struggles of her...

We are delighted to announce that Asmi Vohra has joined the Board of Directors at The Sophia Way. Asmi is a Senior Human Resources Leader at Amazon with expertise in human capital management, organization effectiveness, cultural change, and change management. She worked with pharmaceutical companies in...

You gave BIG this year! Thank you! Your generosity, together with others in our community, helped achieve and EXCEED the goal we set! We raised over $72,225! Special thanks to the Hayes Family Fund and Emerald Heights for their matching gifts totaling $25,000. Thank you for your commitment to...

Dietra Clayton, Director of Client Services and Shelter Programs at The Sophia Way, was spotlighted in Bellevue Lifestyle, May 2021 in their feature on Women Who Lead. Tell us about your work. Did you plan to be where you are today? The Sophia Way serves women who are experiencing...

Dear Volunteers, Thank you so much for supporting The Sophia Way and the women we serve. You make a positive difference to their lives , and we are truly grateful for your compassion and kindness.  You care deeply about women who are without homes. You step up...

At our inaugural Coffee with the ED on March 17, Alisa Chatinsky presented the strategic framework, The Sophia Way Forward and responded to questions from the gathering. What are the top three priorities for 2021, and how do you plan to achieve them? Our first priority is...