Cocoa & Coat Drive

Cocoa and Coat Drive Sun, Dec 8th, 10 AM to 2 PM. Bring gently used coats, hats, scarves and gloves benefitting the West Seattle Helpline. Warm-up with festive hot cocoa from our friends at Kiwanis. Located at the sound end of the Farmers Market. Brought to you by PCC Community Markets.
Dec 8, 2019

Spotlight: Chronic Homelessness

There is a homelessness crisis in Seattle. Many people want to do something to help but don’t know where to start. Join YP Impact and Plymouth Housing for a panel discussion with local experts and leaders as we explore the issue of chronic homeless and address some common questions: Who is living on the streets? […]
Oct 30, 2019

Ikigai: Purpose, Passion & Social Impact

Have a passion to make a difference? Discover ways you can make an impact in your community at work and outside of work. ProDev Seattle in partnership with YP Impact, YPOS, United Way of King County, Gvg17, Net Impact Seattle and Global Family Travels brings you Ikigai: Purpose, Passion and Social impact. Ikigai is a […]
Oct 10, 2019

Trivia Night

It is the time of year where we are blessed with football, baseball, basketball, and soccer in Seattle! Join YP Impact for a sports-themed trivia night Wednesday, September 25th at Añejo Restaurant and Tequila Bar. Admission is just $5 and will benefit WestSide Baby. See you there!
Sep 25, 2019

Trivia Night

It is Trivia time! Grab a drink or two and test your knowledge of sports!  Anejo Restaurant & Tequila Bar is hosting a happy hour just for YP Impact and our partners beginning at 6pm.  Prizes will be awarded each round, as well as a grand prize. YP Impact is proud to be partnered with United Way […]
Sep 18, 2019

YP Impact Happy Hour & Trivia Night

YP Impact is hosting another Happy Hour & Trivia Night! And this time we are raising money for our featured nonprofit of the quarter, Friends of Youth! Grab a drink or two and test your knowledge of 90’s and millennium trivia. Kells Irish Pub is hosting a happy hour just for YP Impact and our partners beginning at 6pm in […]
Jun 18, 2019

The Journey Back to Graduate: Documentary Screening & Discussion

Young people drop out of high school for many reasons and if they decide to return to school to get their GED, the journey back is not always an easy one. Join YP Impact  at the Ballard Library for a screening of the award-winning documentary Night School.  Daniel Benner, Education and Employment Program Coordinator for the Eastside Reengagement Center at Friends […]
Apr 27, 2019

Wear it Wise: Mending 101

Have you been holding onto your most-beloved jeans, despite an unfortunate rip? What about that vintage shirt you’ve been meaning to tailor? You’re in luck. Join us on April 9 from 7pm to 9pm to learn some tips and tricks on extending the life of your favorite pieces. Net Impact Seattle Professional Chapter is hosting […]
Apr 9, 2019

YP Impact Trivia & Happy Hour

Are you a superhero in your community? A trivia whiz? Do you like drinks and socializing? If you answered yes to any of these, then join the YP Impact team for trivia and happy hour at Hard Rock Café on January 22nd. We will briefly tell you what YP Impact is about, play some trivia (with prizes), drink and just […]
Jan 22, 2019

Ardor Creative Media (Film Non Profit) Fundraiser

Ardor Creative Media and the @Seattle Filmmakers Collective are holding a joint fundraiser on September 20th! Come on down and drink a beer for us! Reuben’s Brews Brews will be donating to us $1 for every beer you buy! This event is Kid Friendly “Kid-Friendly Taproom We are a family-run and family-friendly business, and we […]
Sep 20, 2018

Feast for Change: Exploring the World One Pairing at a Time.

Thursday, November 16th, 6-9pm Location: Machine House Brewery Ticket Price: $50 + tax includes food, Ubuntu Street Mocktail, and swag bag! All bar proceeds will be donated to Project Feast Buy tickets here. Join Project Feast for our annual fundraiser supporting refugees and immigrants who enrich our communities with their culture and cuisine! Our Executive […]
Nov 16, 2017

Responding to the Global Refugee Crisis: From There to Here

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) invites you to a moderated panel discussion about the medical challenges faced by more than 65 million people currently displaced in the global refugee crisis. The program will focus on the physical and mental health consequences of displacement on individuals and entire communities. Join us to learn more about […]
Oct 3, 2017

Israel accuses World Vision Gaza representative of funding Hamas

World Vision, based in Federal Way, said given the information available to the the charity, it has no reason to believe that the allegations are true.
Aug 5, 2016

Supplies and TLC in ‘baby boxes’ for Syrian refugees

Local knitters and quilters are providing baby boxes for new parents struggling in the largest Syrian refugee camp.
May 27, 2016

Saudi prince pledges $32B to charity, citing inspiration from Gates Foundation

Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal announced that he will pledge $32 billion to charity, including women's causes, citing the Gates Foundation as inspiration.
Jul 1, 2015
Seahawks super bowl xlix shirt

Seahawks Super Bowl shirts shipped to developing countries

Thousands of T-shirts that would have adorned happy Seahawks fans if they'd won the Super Bowl will head to developing countries for people in need.
Feb 9, 2015
Ethiopian women fill up jugs at a water point constructed by a Seattle-based NGO. (Photo courtesy Water 1st International)

How to give global on #Giving Tuesday

If your holiday spirit is more about giving than consuming, today is a perfect day to help local charities have a positive global impact.
Dec 3, 2013
The Mona Foundation, which raises funds to support international education projects, such as the Association for the Cohesive Development of the Amazon (ADCAM) in Brazil, is one of hundreds of thousands of small and medium-sized charities in the U.S. not rated by Charity Navigator. (Photo courtesy The Mona Foundation)

Charity vetting tool leaves small scale do-gooders in the dark

Many Northwest-based global nonprofits are frustrated that they are too small to get reviewed and vetted by the influential Charity Navigator.
Nov 15, 2013
Jozlyn Pelk in Guatemala (Photo by Gloria Mayne / The Seattle International Foundation)

Seattle Ambassador returns home with a new view on her city

For Jozlyn Pelk, the first Seattle Ambassador Program honoree, it took leaving the country for the first time to discover the vast opportunities to make a global impact right here at home.
Nov 5, 2013
UW Bothell student Jozlyn Pelk will travel to a country of her choice as part of the Seattle Ambassador program. (Photo courtesy Seattle International Foundation)

Meet Seattle’s first ambassador

If you had the opportunity to travel to any country in the world to help people living in poverty, where would you go?
Jul 1, 2013