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5 ways that you — and your kids — can help Seattle-area homeless families

People, not Problems: Talking to Your Kids about Homelessness

Talking to your kids about homelessness calls for honesty, while balancing compassion and caution

How to Get Money for Your Favorite Community Project

This year, NMF will award $3.2 million dollars to community-led projects that strengthen our communities, such as cultural festivals, community space improvements, public art, community organizing, and much more.

Teach Kids to How to Call 911

To help teach your kids about how to use 9-1-1, a variety of free downloadable resources are available including a 911 emergency song and an educational coloring book.

Farmer Frog Grows Edible Gardens at Local Schools

Farmer Frog aims to curb child hunger by turning underutilized sites at local schools and in the community into environmentally sound, food-producing farms and gardens.

Donate to "Teddy Bear Patrol" for Kids in Trauma

Your donation of a teddy bear in April helps kids in stressful or traumatic situations

Strengthening Families Washington 2017 Unsung Heroes Oscar and Wendy Ibarra

In addition to their four natural children, they have welcomed dozens of foster children into their home. The Ibarras treat each child as one of their own.

Strengthening Families Washington 2017 Unsung Heroes Miranda and Dan Rusler

They display a commitment to quality education for all deaf and hard of hearing young learners in the area.

Strengthening Families Washington 2017 Unsung Hero Linda McCloud

Whenever there is a family in crisis and they feel too ashamed to ask staff for help, they turn to ‘Auntie’ or ‘Grandma’ Linda because they trust her and know she will assist them without judgment or hesitation.

Strengthening Families Washington 2017 Unsung Hero Lisa Bodner

Lisa has been tireless in her advocacy for her son Sam.

Strengthening Families Washington 2017 Unsung Heroes Stephanie and George Flores

Stephanie and George took in five siblings to keep them out of foster homes and in their community.

Strengthening Families Washington 2017 Unsung Hero Alise Hegle

Alise Hegle is an amazing young woman who exemplifies the five protective factors.

Strengthening Families Washington 2017 Unsung Hero Melissa Brooks

The love and compassion Melissa showers on her family, and the families of children with disabilities in the Tri-Cities, is a testament to her character.

Strengthening Families Washington 2017 Unsung Hero Gary Modine

Family Life Pastor Gary Modine has done so much to help the students and families at our school.

Strengthening Families Washington 2017 Unsung Hero Laura Joseph

Anyone who knows my Laura will honestly say that she is truly the most kind-hearted, loving, strong, honest, faithful person they know.

Strengthening Families Washington 2017 Unsung Hero Margarita Trejo

Margarita is a great mom, a great student and a great child care provider.
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