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Strengthening Families Washington 2017 Unsung Hero Johnnie Westergreen

Every day she is building protective factors for her birth children, for her foster children, for her adoptive children and for all the children that have been and will be in her care.

Strengthening Families Washington 2017 Unsung Hero Dean Yohe

Since 2006, Dean and his wife have cared for nearly three dozen foster children.

Strengthening Families Washington 2017 Unsung Heroes Kacey and Chris Bode

They are teaching their own children what it is to be resilient, how to access resources and how to build a healthy support system.

Strengthening Families Washington 2017 Unsung Hero Barbara McGregor

"Grandma" shows and every child experiences the true love that she has for each one of them.

Strengthening Families Washington 2017 Unsung Hero Delena Meyer

Delena didn't back down when things got rough.

Strengthening Families Washington 2017 Unsung Hero Ann-Marie Sather

Ann-Marie Sather is a champion for her family and her community.

Strengthening Families Washington 2017 Unsung Hero Breannah Hiatt

Breannah continues striving for success by working part-time, going to school full-time, and being a full-time mother. Not just surviving but striving and thriving!

Fighting for fairness: A family portrait in activism

These parents believe that ‘even small people can make a big difference’

A season (and lifetime) of giving

The Thurman family volunteers year-round, including the holiday season

Teens plan meals, build community with FEEST

Every week, 35 to 40 teens from the Delridge and White Center neighborhoods work together to cook an improvised dinner using fresh vegetables from local markets and farms.

Half-Off Admission at Wild Waves When You Donate School Supplies

Sleep Train's Foster Kids Day is Sunday, August 21, 10 am to 7 pm,at Wild Waves Theme Park, with a general admission ticket half-price with a school supply donation.

charity:water Founder Scott Harrison on One Girl's Campaign to Fund Clean Water in Ethiopia

charity:water founder Scott Harrison talks about how an Issaquah girl brought clean water to Ethiopian villages, and how parents can encourage a spirit of giving in children.

Local Girl's 9th Birthday Wish Delivers Clean Water to 37,700 People

Rachel Beckwith of Issaquah had one wish for her ninth birthday in June 2011. She wanted to bring clean water to children in African villages.

Sleep Train’s School Supply Drive for Foster Kids

This back-to-school season consider donating to Sleep Train's School Supply Drive for foster kids.

Kids Helping Kids: How Your Kids Can Fundraise to Benefit Kids Experiencing Homelessness

Wellspring offers everything your kids will need to get started raising money to help out children experiencing homelessness.

Happy Earth Day! Hug a tree with your kid!

If kids learn to love nature, environmental challenges trigger empathy, not despair
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