Windermere Helps Hopelink

hopelinkWindermere Kirkland Northeast will be teaming up with Hopelink at a local food bank. Hopelink is a community action agency that has served homeless and low-income families, children, seniors and people with disabilities since 1971. The agency has five multi-purpose service centers, and five housing sites throughout north and east King County. The service centers are equipped with food banks, and a staff of specialists offering various support programs, such as family development, adult education, employment training, home heating assistance and more.

IMG_0769-2The staff and brokers from Windermere Kirkland Northeast will be working at a local Hopelink food bank on Friday. Some of the brokers will be out collecting donations for the food bank. Everyone else will be very busy at the facility sorting all the food that came in from the National Letter Carriers food drive a few weeks ago. Remember the blue bag on your mailbox?

Want to find out more about Hopelink? Visit their website and see how you can connect with them online!


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Windermere Helps Attain Housing in Kirkland

Attain-Housing-Logo-KITHOn Friday, Windermere Kirkland Yarrow Bay will be partnering with Attain Housing at a Kirkland location for Community Service Day 2015. Their mission is to bring the community together and partner with homeless families by providing affordable housing and empowering them with practical case management and hope. Attain Housing helps homeless and at-risk families with children in King County to become stable and self-sufficient. First, they stabilizes families in 32 Attain Housing apartments and in units owned by others. Then, the organization assists the families with services, including case management, which helps them make lasting life changes, leading to permanent housing.

YarrowBayWindermere Kirkland Yarrow Bay will be spending their Friday at Attain Housing’s Salisbury Court homes to help clean up and prepare the homes for summer. They’ll be organizing some storage units, pressure washing driveways and decks, and helping prep the garden boxes with donated vegetable plants. Weeding, spreading bark, trimming trees and other landscaping projects will also be going on throughout the day. They’ve even secured a donated dishwasher and will be installing that in one unit!

Want to learn more about Attain Housing? Visit their website and follow their new Facebook page!


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