To kick off Washington Wine Month, Tinte Cellars hosts a Diaper Drive throughout March. Donations are accepted at all Tinte Cellars locations throughout the state and will benefit Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, one of the Pacific Northwest’s largest community health centers.
Nonprofit of the Month: Seattle Good Business Network
The goal of Seattle Good Business Network–which is behind Seattle Restaurant Week and Seattle Made Week–is to connect and inspire people to buy, produce and invest locally. Here, Executive Director Erin Adams gives an update on Seattle Good Business Network’s 2023 events.
AAA Washington’s Soap for Hope Toiletry Drive
Now through Dec. 30, AAA Washington hosts its annual Soap for Hope toiletry drive for locals facing hygiene poverty. With that, AAA Washington members, shoppers and staff can bring unused hygiene products to any of its 15 locations across Washington State.
Nonprofit of the Month: YouthCare
When it was founded in 1974, YouthCare was one of the first shelters for runaway and homeless youth on the West Coast. Today, it has 16 program locations in Seattle and King County, serving 1,500 young people each year.
Nonprofit of the Month: St. Francis House
In early October, St. Francis House reopened in a welcoming new building in Seattle better designed to meet its mission, which is to provide 13,000 vulnerable people each year with a sense of community, help them with their basic needs and serve them with respect.
The LeMarco Network Is Helping to Mentor the Next Generation of Artists
Courtney LeMarco is the creative mind behind the newly founded LeMarco Network—an inclusive professional community that’s working to provide artists with the right resources to succeed in today’s entertainment industry.
Plan C: Bake Sale for Choice
On June 5, Seattle’s top makers and bakers will come together at Jensen Marina for Plan C: Bake Sale for Choice, a event to help raise funds for organizations supporting reproductive rights and access to safe abortions.
Nonprofit of the Month: Free2Luv
Ten-year-old Free2Luv is a national award-winning youth development nonprofit, with a mission is to “transform the bullied to brave, celebrate individuality and save lives through the arts.” Here, Tonya Sandis, founder and CEO, discusses EXPRESS IT!, the nonprofit’s pledge and its one-of-a-kind merch.
Cliff Has Your Back Program
Just in time for the new school year, Bellevue-based Ascend Hospitality Group partnered with former Seahawk and Super Bowl champion Cliff Avril and the Cliff Avril Family Foundation to launch the Cliff Has Your Back program. This collab provides underprivileged children with a custom-designed backpack, filled with supplies.
Auction of Washington Wines Event Series
Auction of Washington Wines (AWW), a Seattle-based nonprofit that advances awareness of the Washington wine industry, has announced its 2021 event series, featuring both virtual and intimate in-person opportunities. In addition to championing the Washington wine industry, the series will also support Seattle Children’s and the WSU Viticulture and Enology program.