Reminder: Volunteers of America ‘Hope is Brewing’ fundraiser Sept. 30

Volunteers of America Western Washington (VOAWW) is hosting “Hope is Brewing,” a free virtual event Friday, Sept. 30 at 8 a.m. During the 45-minute livestream, hear from clients and staff about the impact VOAWW is making in the community, plus where the need is currently the greatest and how you can get involved. VOAWW has been…

Hazel Miller Foundation announces summer 2022 grant awards

The Hazel Miller Foudation during its summer 2022 grant cycle is supporting 11 organizations thataddress wide range of community needs including diversity, poverty alleviation, civic and community services, youth and education, and the environment. Among them are Hand in Hand, which supports kids experiencing houselessness; Camp Korey, delivering a safe camp experience for children with life-altering…

Northwest Neighbors Network looking for board members

Are you passionate about helping seniors age well in their own homes? Are you looking for volunteer opportunities with a committed, enthusiastic nonprofit board of directors? The Northwest Neighbors Network (NNN) is looking for board members willling to serve for six to eight hours per month and one- to two-year terms. Opportunities include community outreach, social events,…

Lynnwood Neighborhood Center receives $1 million from Snohomish County

Snohomish County Councilmember Stephanie Wright on Monday presented Volunteers of America Western Washington (VOAWW) with a ceremonial check for $1 million to support the construction of the Lynnwood Neighborhood Center, which will be located next to Trinity Lutheran Church. “We’re incredibly grateful for all of the many partners we’ve had in making this project a…

Hazel Miller Foundation surpasses $10 million in donations over 12 years

The Edmonds-based Hazel Miller Foundation announced this week it has reached a significant contribution milestone, surpassing $10 million in donations over 12 years. “All of us on the board of the Hazel Miller Foundation are amazed by all the good work that has come from Hazel’s generosity,” said Board Chair Maria Montalvo. “Not only have we…

Habitat for Humanity seeking volunteers at Lynnwood store

Habitat for Humanity Snohomish County’s Lynnwood store has a critical need for more volunteers. The Habitat Store accepts donations of new and gently used home improvement items for resale. All proceeds from Habitat Store sales support building homes for working families in the community. They take and stock a variety of home improvement items including new…