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If you come to The Sophia Way midweek, on a Wednesday or Thursday, you will be greeted by a smart, ebullient, rail-thin, stylishly dressed woman, who will give you a big smile and make sure that you – whether a donor, a client, or someone...

At Sophia’s Place, we provide shelter and support to nearly 35 women every day, all days of the week.  And to 21 women every night. Our staff works hard to take care of them and keep the shelter functional and clean. But, sometimes we need a...

Sharon Roos, a much-loved supporter of The Sophia Way, shares her story. Our connection to The Sophia Way came about in many different ways. We volunteer regularly, and through some of our activities, we became increasingly aware of the plight of people trying to overcome...

“Oh my goodness, I love how clean it smells and how fresh it feels in here.” Who doesn’t like coming home to a clean place? In April, our shelter received tons of love and care as volunteers swept and mopped, dusted and cleaned every inch. We were...

There is a quote by Albert Schweitzer that we feel expresses best the hearts of our volunteers: “Wherever you turn, you can find someone who needs you. Even if it is a little thing, do something for which there is no pay but the privilege...

Nadine Miyahara, a long-time supporter of The Sophia Way started volunteering at our office last week.  Why do I volunteer for The Sophia Way? I started supporting The Sophia Way when they opened the shelter at Bellevue First Congregational Church in 2008. Since then, together with support...

Babette Bechtold has been coordinating a group of generous and dedicated City of Bellevue staff to provide lunch for the Sophia’s Way women’s shelter every month for the past 10 years! She shares her personal story of what drives this amazing volunteering effort. I have had the...

Every September, Wells Fargo’s team members are encouraged to pledge their support to nonprofit causes they care deeply about as part of the Community Support Campaign. The annual campaign helps bring the company’s commitment to corporate social responsibility to life through employee giving and volunteering....

Summer is giving way to fall, but here at The Sophia Way, it is time to start gearing up for our winter holiday festivities! We invite all of you to be a part of making this time of year more joyful for the women in...

We are always grateful to the groups of people who come together and volunteer at Sophia’s Place and Holly House. Recently we had two groups. We had a wonderful group from Expedia visit Holly House. They did yard work and some cleaning. Best of all, they donated...