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Saturday, May 20th was the annual Sammamish Community Day of Service, headed by Sammamish Hills Lutheran Church. Each year, volunteers from all over the Sammamish area, representing faith communities or just on their own, sign up for various local volunteer projects, and we were thrilled...

Our wonderful volunteer, Alison Dildine, retired earlier this month after 5 years volunteering at our office. She has been actively involved with us longer than almost any of our other volunteers and staff. While Alison won't really be leaving us completely (she'll still fill in on...

King County is growing fast. While the benefits are real, and many, this rapid growth has also created an economic gap that threatens to divide our clients into those who can access housing and those who cannot. That is why the Housing Development Consortium's 130+...

"Never underestimate your ability to change the world." -- Scott Harrison Housing is the foundation of life. Having a safe place to live is absolutely vital to our physical, mental, and emotional health. Our community thrives when women, many of them grandmothers, have safe, healthy and...

Our partner, Assistance League of the Eastside (ALE), organized the community brunch this quarter. This was on a very special day - Mother's Day Weekend. The Community Brunch is held every quarter so that ladies from all our programs - Night Shelter, Day Center, Transitional Housing,...

[caption id="attachment_2856" align="alignright" width="300"] Ricardo Lockette and Cheri[/caption] It was an exciting afternoon at our Day Center as we welcomed a very special visitor - Ricardo Lockette, former Seattle Seahawks player!   Ricardo and Cheri, his board chair who is passionate about many causes, were taken around the...

The days are getting shorter and the concern on the faces of the women is evident. The Emergency Winter Shelter is rapidly coming to a close for the 2016-2017 season. For some women, this has been a welcome refuge and they have stayed in our shelter...

From the days when we were first located in the parish hall of Bellevue First Congregational Church to a dedicated, built out space on the same property to our current location at Saint Lukes, it has been a privilege to be the nurse serving the...

One of the best parts of working at PlayNetwork is partnering with The Sophia Way and other organizations through our Give committee. I love being part of Give because I get to learn about critical issues in our community, and help organize simple ways employees...

What am I going to do with my time? How can I be productive? How can I use my Master's degree? These questions were running through my mind when I learned that I could not work as my visa did not allow it. (I had moved to Seattle...