The Sophia Way | Building Futures
Ending homelessness for women
homeless women, homeless, homelessness, shelter, safety, stability, shelter, women's shelter, Bellevue, homeless in King County
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Building Futures

Donate to our capital campaign to build a new shelter

We Are So Close To Our Goal!

Your Gift Can Take Us Over The Top

Thanks to the support of individuals, congregations, community groups, and foundations, we have only have $250,000 of the $1.4 million goal to go! Your gift will pave the way to provide life-saving services for women experiencing homelessness. Your support is appreciated and will mean more women will be sheltered, nourished, and housed.

The Kirkland Shelter for Families & Women is a public-private partnership of the City of Kirkland, King County, Catholic Community Services and many individuals, congregations, corporations, and community groups supporting the overall project budgeted at $10 million.

To make a pledge, download the form

Checks and Donor-Advised Funds can be sent to The Sophia Way, 11061 NE 2nd St, Suite 223, Bellevue WA 98004 (please mention “Capital Campaign” in the memo)

For Gifts of Stock, our Schwab Account details:
Account Name: The Sophia Way
Account Number: 99225671
Schwab DTC; Account: # 0164

The Sophia Way 501(c)(3) Letter of Determination

Naming Opportunities

We want to recognize and honor your gift with naming opportunities that can become a part of your family’s legacy. Your contribution will be acknowledged with a special plaque. Here are a few featured ways to make your donation more meaningful—

Helen’s Hall of Hope
Gift $125/month or $1,500 one-time contribution, creating a lasting gift in honor of Helen.

Safe Keeper
Gift $208/month or $2,500 one-time to provide a locker for a woman to store her belongings.

Bed & Beyond
Gift $417/month or $5,000 one-time to provide a bed and storage for a woman to sleep comfortably.

For more information, contact Zee Peters, Director of Development
425. 463.6285 ext. 112 |

Taking Shape

The shelter will significantly alleviate pain and suffering of people experiencing homelessness. The additional space and access to vital resources will help women and families to be safe and supported as they try to find a home.

The shelter will:

  • be open 24/7/365
  • have beds and personal space for women and families
  • provide nutritional meals
  • have showers, laundry facilities, and storage lockers
  • provide personalized case management for housing, employment, and other vital needs

Read about, and watch, the groundbreaking ceremony held in April 2019