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Strengthening Families Washington 2016 Unsung Hero: Henrietta Price

2016 Unsung Hero Henrietta Price

February 11, 2016

Honoree:  Henrietta Price

Nominator:  Vallerie Fisher


Mrs. Price is a Seattle great-grandmother who has over 30 plus grand and great-grandchildren from five daughters all grown living on their own.  However, Mrs. Price, a widow, still is involved in her community as a concerned grandmother to all the children and parents of the Leschi school community.  She is a confidant to mothers, fathers and wayward kids and moreover she has taken custody of her great-granddaughter so she can finish high school at Rainier Beach and to keep her out of the system while assisting her grandson reunite with her after an extended absence in her life.




Seattle's Child is proud to once again sponsor the Unsung Heroes being honored in February by  the Department of Early Learning’s Strengthening Families Washington. Every day this month we'll present an Unsung Hero on seattleschild.com.   Nominations are accepted from around the state and and include biological parents, grandparents, foster and adoptive parents. Some volunteer at local schools; some have started nonprofit organizations; some mentor others in their communities. All honorees are true heroes - outstanding caregivers doing important work on behalf of children. 


February 1 Honoree: Shelly Willis

February 2 Honoree: Yvette Dear

February 3 Honoree: Teresa Garcia

February 4 Honoree: Chandra Reeves

February 5 Honoree: Carrie Fanin

February 6 Honoree: Joyce Mallinger

​February 7 Honoree: Monty Richman

February 8 Honoree: Vallerie Fisher

February 9 Honoree: Kristina Wendorf

February 10 Honoree: Joanne Coriell

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