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How we respond to a crisis reflects our humanity. Our own community is going through a crisis and now is the time we can step up and become "helpers". The homelessness crisis in King County is getting worse. We know from the one night count,...

  Natalie Minas, our Housing Case Manager worked with us for the last two years. This is her note from her heart: I never worked with this age group of women (the elderly population) but found out that I LOVED it.  It's made me relate to my own...

  This coming January will be Sue's 4th year volunteering with The Sophia Way! Here are just a few of the many things Sue does for us - she answers the phone at our office, keeps our office clean and organized, creates all of the thank you...

We are thrilled to have been invited to participate in the Microsoft Giving Tree this year! Microsoft has given us 1000 gift tags that we will fill with items requested by our clients and staff. Items selected and purchased for us by Microsoft employees will be...

J.K. Rowling once wrote, "I do believe something very magical can happen when you read a good book." With this as inspiration, the residents of out 21-bed Night Shelter program kicked-off their first annual Summer Reading Challenge. In early July, the Night Shelter participants set out to...

Gary Helling Prior to directing his focus exclusively toward the nonprofit sector, Gary led a successful career in Management Consulting. As a co-founder and partner of XD Consulting in San Diego, he had a 15 year career providing strategic consulting services for a wide variety of...

I started working at The Sophia Way Day Center in November of 2016 right as "the busy season" was in full swing. As the summer months approached, everyone warned me that warm weather would bring lower numbers and slower days. Although the weather has now warmed...

On July 15th, we held our annual Volunteer Appreciation Picnic at Crossroads Park in Bellevue. About 25 people came to enjoy the food, sunshine, and company of their fellow volunteers. We all had an extra special treat this year, because two of our Day Center volunteers...

In 2017, you have helped us place 55 women into stable and permanent housing. 27 were from Sophia's Place 24 were from Day Center, Emergency Winter Shelter, and Outreach programs, (separately or in collaboration) 4 were from Sophia's Home We partnered with other programs (Cascade Women's Program through Compass...

The Sophia Way was chosen to be featured at the first of this year's Downtown Movies in the Park on July 11th. This was also the first movie showing in the newly renovated Bellevue Downtown Park. It was a beautiful night for a movie and...