Edit ModuleShow Tags

Strengthening Families Washington 2016 Unsung Hero: Vallerie Fisher




2016 Unsung Hero Vallerie Fisher

February 8, 2016

Honoree:  Vallerie Fisher, Seattle

Nominator:  Anita Williams

 

I’m nominating Vallerie Fisher because by day she is a family support worker with Seattle Public Schools, and by night a widowed mother of five daughters; 3 she birthed, two are adopted.  She has been a foster adoptive parent for 22 years, initially she way only an emergency bed but fell in love with a baby girl now her adopted daughter of 22 years.  Vallerie runs a girls group for elementary age (11 & 12 year olds) to empower them.

 

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. 

 

Get Seattle's Child iOS App

Discover local activities & kid-friendly restaurants.
Apple logo

 

Edit ModuleShow Tags

Related Content

7 of the Best Kid-Friendly Restaurants in Seattle

Some of the best restaurants in Seattle are also great places to eat with kids - in Ballard, Capitol Hill, downtown Seattle and the International District .

Pause before you post: The downside of putting your kids on social media

Of course your kids are adorable and you want everyone on Facebook and Instagram to see. But don’t forget that when you put them online, you’re giving your kids a digital history and potentially exposing them to danger.

9 Kid-Friendly Breweries in Seattle

Where to grab a pint when you've got your pint-sized friends in tow

Add your comment:
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit Module

Family Events Calendar

Subscribe to our weekly newsletters

* indicates required
Send Me:
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit Module Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags