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It is a very different summer than those of years past. However, we continue to look for the sunshine and blue skies to uplift our spirits to better cope with the pandemic and systemic racism that plagues our nation. The Sophia Way hosted a healing vigil...

[vc_row][vc_column width='2/3']There is movement against systemic racism, against police brutality and racial injustice. There is movement to live without fear. There is movement that we cannot ignore. We must work together to tear down the systems that perpetuate racism in our society. We are ALL impacted by...

Dear Friends, Like many of you, we are processing what is happening on the Eastside, in Seattle, and across the nation. We are deeply concerned that in our community and our country, there are places where people are not treated equally; that systemic racism exists in...

Dear Friends, It gives me great pleasure to share with you a touching note from a guest at our shelter. "I am eternally grateful for these optimal health precautions and a chance at rest and relaxation. It has been extremely positive and stabilizing, giving me deep healing...

Dear Friends, We have much to be grateful for. The sun is shining in our community and social distancing seems to be working. We celebrate that news, and we celebrate YOU! In the last 45 days, when our world turned upside down and we faced a reality...

Dear Friends, As the world and our community come together, we hope that you and your loved ones are healthy and safe. This past month has been daunting and extraordinary for all of us. Our communities are being pushed and tested in ways far beyond what we...

The Sophia Way is closely monitoring the increasing health crisis in our community. Please check this page as we keep you updated about our news and our critical needs. We are working together as a community to support the women we serve, and now, more...

It was 11 years ago this day that The Sophia Way opened it's doors to support women experiencing homelessness. In the past 11 years we have had many challenges and achievements. This year, we celebrate many successes— Breaking ground on our 24/7/365 emergency shelter and day...

Last winter, a woman died from hypothermia – waiting at the wrong location for shelter. Thanks to the tzedakah (Hebrew for charitable giving) of Temple B’nai Torah, our Emergency Shelter will be located at the Crossroads neighborhood synagogue until May 31, 2020! What a relief! What a...

Tuesday, August 20 was a busy and banner day for The Sophia Way, as we reopened our Emergency Shelter, hosted (until October 15) by St. Peter’s United Methodist Church in Bellevue. As the sun started to set, women began lining up. Dietra Clayton, who recently was...