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It was a cold holiday season in the Pacific Northwest region as temperatures dropped to below freezing on Christmas Day, and snowfall disrupted life even more that week. Fortunately, staff at The Sophia Way shelters were ready to face the significant challenges with confidence and...

Dear Friends, As we begin a new year, our commitment remains unchanged – to be a place of hope and change for women and support them on their journey to stability. The Sophia Way has been able to pivot and change the way we operate since the...

Dear Friends, Thirteen years ago tonight, women seeking shelter on the Eastside were able to come inside for the night. A place that offered warmth, safety, and nourishment and provided energy and hope for the next day. Because of you and everything you do, more than...

"Sophia, Zee, and I are coming to the table with different skills, and we will weave them together to propel the organization forward. It's going to lend to us to always be ahead of the curve, meet women where they are, and give them what...

Dear Friends, It’s a new beginning at The Sophia Way as we take our initial steps in collaborating as the Executive Team. A robust foundation has been laid through The Sophia Way Forward with the support of the Board, past CEO Alisa Chatinsky, and many community...

Dear Friends, I can’t believe it is goodbye…after nearly three amazing years. The Sophia Way continues its journey to greatness— • Two shelters, Helen’s Place and Sophia’s Place that now serve women 24/7• Over 500 women receiving shelter and support annually• Financial strength and organizational effectiveness• Strong...

The Sophia Way has never been stronger in both its programs and its team that support women in our community. The past year has profoundly tested the women and the organization. Under the skilled leadership of Alisa Chatinsky, The Sophia Way pivoted to expand its...

We are overwhelmed by your kindness and generosity! You helped us exceed our goal of $300,000! You helped Deborah find a home to rest and heal, and your support makes all the difference to the many women who continue to seek shelter, safety, and stability. So Many...

Dear Friends and Supporters, We write to you today with a heavy heart. The Sophia Way community is deeply saddened by the unexpected passing of a client the afternoon of August 23rd which you may read about in the news. The women staying with us, as...

When I came to the Seattle area in early 2019, I had no idea how deeply I would fall for the people and mission of The Sophia Way, along with the beauty of the Northwest. As an interim executive director, I was able to take...