Take a moment to get to know these associations, which are committed to excellence in education, labor and community outreach organizations.
The mission of Bikes for Tykes, Inc. (BFT) is to ensure every child in Collier County has a bicycle. By providing bikes to kids in need, Bikes for Tykes empowers children, fights childhood obesity and reduces our environmental impact. A bicycle gives a child his or her first test of true independence, self-reliance, self-esteem and a foundation for a healthy lifestyle. The organization is committed to reducing the number of bicycles in landfills by collecting damaged bicycles and parts that would otherwise be discarded so that they can be repaired by volunteer staff and re-purposed for kids in need.
Meals on Wheels America is the leadership organization supporting the more than 5,000 community-based programs across the country that are dedicated to addressing senior isolation and hunger. This network serves virtually every community in America and, along with more than two million staff and volunteers, delivers the nutritious meals, friendly visits and safety checks that enable America’s seniors to live nourished lives with independence and dignity. By providing funding, leadership, education, research and advocacy support, Meals on Wheels America empowers its local member programs to strengthen their communities, one senior at a time.
An America in which all seniors live nourished lives with independence and dignity.
To empower local community programs to improve the health and quality of life of the seniors they serve so that no one is left hungry or isolated.
Northwest Harvest is Washington's own statewide hunger relief agency. Our mission is leading the fight for hungry people statewide to have access to nutritious food while respecting their dignity and promoting good health. Our vision is ending hunger in Washington.
Plumbers Without Borders is building a global database of plumbing and mechanical volunteers and the humanitarian organizations working to increase access to safe water and sanitation.
The Puget Sound Labor Agency (PSLA), AFL-CIO was founded in 1975 by local labor unions to serve their neighbors and to give back to their community. PSLA, AFL-CIO is a 501c3 non profit organization.
PSLA assists Individuals and families living within six zip codes by providing the following:
More than 53,000 people have benefited from PSLA's services and programs.
Rainier Valley Food Bank is the busiest food bank, serving an estimated 25% of all individuals seeking food assistance in Seattle. We are proud to provide fresh, healthy, nutritious, and culturally sensitive food to more than 8,000 guests a year.
Our Mission:nourish with good food, empower with knowledge, and serve with compassion.
Our Vision:a hunger-free Rainier Valley.
Our mission is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.
Nearly one in four students fails to graduate on time in Washington. Communities In Schools offers a solution to the dropout problem. In partnership with public schools facing the greatest dropout challenges, Communities In Schools brings resources and volunteers into the school to help struggling students get back on track.Our mission is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.
Since 1958, the Rotary Club of Des Moines & Normandy Park worked to help when and where we can.
Our Mission: The Rotary Club of Des Moines and Normandy Park is an association of community leaders who are making our community and the world a better place to live, learn, work and play.
We do this by caring for our patients, conducting research to gain knowledge and develop new treatments, and providing educational opportunities for physicians and other healthcare professionals.
Both patients and health care professionals find they have entered a very special place when they step into Shriners Children’s. From the first moment, the experience is different. Our compassionate, patient-centered atmosphere immediately sets a tone of hope for the families who come to us.
At Shriners Children’s, we strive to help each patient achieve the best possible outcome. Our commitment to research helps us find new and improved treatments and contribute to the world’s medical knowledge. We continue to pursue seminal, cutting-edge discoveries that will help our patients live full and rewarding lives.
Another way we help children everywhere is by helping to educate health care professionals. Shriners Children's offers educational opportunities in a variety of specialties, through courses, lectures, seminars and workshops. In addition, our physicians and clinicians are known for sharing their experience and knowledge with medical communities around the world, so that more children may be helped closer to where they live.
Our mission is to partner with youth and families to transform their futures.
For nearly 40 years Southwest Youth and Family Services (SWYFS) has been providing critical services in significantly under-resourced communities of Southwest King County, including Southwest Seattle, White Center, South Park, Burien, and SeaTac. As systemic racial and economic inequities continue to create significant barriers to communities of color across the nation, SWYFS remains committed to seeing our diverse community of South King County thrive. Participants in SWYFS programs are 61% children and youth, 92% people of color, 95% low-income (89% very low-income), and over 50% refugees and immigrants.
Our vision is that all residents of Southwest King County flourish and actively participate in the success of the community.
Special Olympics International (SOI) is committed to efficiency and transparency. We communicate with our supporters, donors, and prospective donors by email, postal mail, phone, and other means, both to request contributions to our cause and to educate the public about Special Olympics’ year round sport and health programs, volunteer opportunities, and Unified events in local communities and around the world. These efforts help advance our mission to change attitudes toward people with intellectual disabilities and to transform lives through the joy of sport, every day, everywhere. As a result, in accordance with the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) guidelines and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) guidance, SOI allocates a portion of our fundraising costs to program services. Special Olympics, Inc. is recognized as tax-exempt non-profit under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Special Olympics Identification Number (EIN) is 52-0889518. 100% of your donation is tax-deductible. As a nonprofit organization that is exempt from federal taxation, we ensure our donors’ money is spent as efficiently and effectively as possible.
FOOD. CLOTHING. HOPE.
Sunshine Division provides food and clothing relief to Portland families and individuals in need.
Storehouse is a non-profit, food distribution program for families in the greater Covington area. We partner with local businesses, civic groups, and schools to ease the burdens of those we serve. Currently 11 local churches partner with us, enabling us to serve over 140 families, as well as 11 ministries that provide assistance to rehabilitation houses, homeless, and community dinners.
Our mission is to serve our neighbors, affected by various factors, by responding to their request for food, prayer and referral to other services.
With a reduction in food insecurity, neighbors are empowered to become self-sufficient and stable, thus reaching their full potential
Mission: The basic mission of the Marine Toys for Tots Program is to collect new unwrapped toys and distribute those toys to less fortunate children at Christmas.
Goal: The primary goal of Marine Toys for Tots is, through the gift of a new toy, help bring the joy of Christmas and send a message of hope to America's less fortunate children.Toys for Tots is a program run by the United States Marine Corps Reserve which distributes toys to children whose parents cannot afford to buy them gifts for Christmas. The program was founded in 1947 by reservist Major Bill Hendricks.
Our Mission: Giving Foster Kids a Childhood and a Future
We envision – and strive to create – a world where every child that has experienced foster care has the opportunities and support they need to pursue their dreams and launch successfully into adulthood.
We believe Tukwila is a community where our children are the model for changing the world.
We strive to inspire and nurture a community where our children’s needs are met.
Our Mission and Vision
Vine Maple Place is a Christian organization that breaks the generational cycle of homelessness by working with single parents and their children. Our approach offers safety, provides stability, and equips to self-sufficiency.
The vision of Vine Maple Place is to end family homelessness in South King County, resulting in healthier communities where every child and parent has a stable home to grow and thrive.
The association of Plumbers and Pipefitters and the Electrical Engineering Association banded together in January, 2012 to help the residential market find quality repair service people.
We are proud to offer a wide range of professional plumbing services to the Puget Sound region. From re-piping your remodel to repairing water-heaters, we're here for you.
RES Plumbing & Electrical Services | (206) 682-3000 | www.residentialplumbingwa.com
Project Help is a cooperative effort between Washington State Labor Council, Washington State Business Community and Washington State Dept of Labor and Industries. Project Help provides assistance and counseling to workers and employers regarding entitlements under Title 51 (Workers Comp).
Services are free – our goal is to resolve the issue at the lowest level possible to avoid unnecessary litigation.
Washington State Labor Council | 314 First Ave W, Seattle, WA | ph. (800) 255-9752 | fax (206) 285-5805 | https://www.projecthelpwa.com/