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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...

A wife, mother and, veteran…homeless after 67 years. Amara had not planned to be homeless. No one does. However, it is a narrative that is playing across the United States – people struggling with homelessness in their twilight years, at a time when they should be...

The Sophia Way is hiring a Project Manager to help us make the move into our permanent shelter, Helen's Place in Kirkland.  Reports to: TSW Leadership Team FLSA Status: Contractor Position Status: Short-Term Contract Position Summary: The Helen’s Place Project Manager (HPPM) will coordinate the start-up needs for moving...

[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...

It was lunchtime at The Sophia Way Day Center, the women were enjoying a home-cooked meal served by the donors. Patsy was excited that she would soon be moving into her own home. It had been a long and hard road, moving from California to...

The Sophia Way shelter staff share the positives and challenges of sheltering through the pandemic. Change is hard for everyone. The first few weeks of the coronavirus pandemic were challenging for both clients and staff. Women already stressed because of homelessness were now being told to wash...

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...