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Lisa (name changed) came to our Day Center a few months back. She is originally from North Carolina and drove all the way to Seattle 3 years ago. Since then, she has been living out of her car at a safe parking program. Now, she...

We are ending 2016 on a high note of Gratitude! Beverly moved into her own home in the last days of December. She is one of the 22 women whom you helped to find stable and permanent housing. Beverly has been associated with us for the...

This is a letter which we received from a woman who is on her journey to independence. It's the reason we do what we do and inspires us to help more women with your support! To The Sophia Way, I am currently in a program of recovery from...

My name is Lonnie. I live on $721 a month and $492 of it goes to my rent. I used to be homeless and then, thankfully, I got into the 6-month shelter program at Sophia Way. When I became more stable, I was so thankful...

Thanks to you, Emma, who featured in our appeal letter moved into her own home. Emma runs her own cleaning business and has clients all across Eastside. With your support, she was able to buy a car which allowed her travel quickly and did not need...

There were tears of joy and a feeling of accomplishment at our office (and a happy dance too!) when Mary was approved for an apartment in August Wilson Place, Bellevue. Mary was homeless for seven years and was unable to stay in a shelter because she...

Kim recently went through a divorce after 20 years of marriage. She suddenly found herself in a tough situation. She had spent the last 20 years supporting her husband in his career, and now she had to find a job as soon as possible. Kim spoke...

 Tracy turned her obstacles into opportunities. It's a great feeling to be handed a new set of keys! Tracey received her set of house keys on Saturday, March 21. She was going to rent from a community member who graciously offered to rent or share her Bellevue...

Persistence and hard work finally paid-off for Lena. Lena first contacted The Sophia Way through our Emergency Winter Shelter (EWS). After a short stay at the winter shelter during the colder months, she left the EWS for a spot at Sophia's Place, our 21-bed shelter located...