Op-Ed: A tale of two brothers fighting homelessness
by Mark Okazaki
For the director of Neighborhood House, finding solutions for the Seattle homelessness crisis is a family matter.
Mar 24, 2016
Immigrant food entrepreneurs get support from new nonprofit
by Nick Wong
Seattle-based MarketShare wants to boost the culinary scene by helping immigrant and refugee food entrepreneurs get their businesses off the ground.
Jun 8, 2015
Simple feminine-hygiene kits empower girls
by Sarah Stuteville
Days for Girls International provides feminine-hygiene kits for girls in parts of the world without access to commercial products.
May 9, 2014
Teen founder wonders if her organization is ready for college
by Kierra Elfalan
When it comes to running an organization, Jessica Markowitz started early.
Feb 16, 2014
Global food empowerment is on our plates, activists say
by Walker Orenstein
Going vegan in the 1980s was a much different experience than it is today — especially if you were in Texas.
Feb 4, 2014
Local love for the world’s cutest (and most endangered) cats
by Eva Cohen
Four decades on, a new generation of Seattleites continues efforts to protect Central Asia’s snow leopards.
Jan 8, 2014
Charity vetting tool leaves small scale do-gooders in the dark
by Sarah Stuteville
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
Want to launch a global nonprofit? Partnerships are the key
by Lisa Norton
Many Seattleites are inspired to do good overseas. But making a real impact means recognizing your limitations and identifying potential partners whose work you can support.
Jun 17, 2013
Sister Cities reception celebrates Seattle’s international ties
by Christian Zerbel
The 17th annual Seattle Sister Cities reception last week brought people from all around the globe to Seattle City Hall to celebrate diversity and cross-cultural relationships.
May 17, 2013
5 questions for Water 1st, Seattle’s million-dollar water NGO
by Ansel Herz
The Northwest is a hub for what has been variously called the nonprofit-industrial complex or aid-industrial complex. The multi-billion dollar Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is just opened a huge new campus across from Seattle Center. From Federal Way, the evangelical behemoth World Vision coordinates its operations around the world. The health group PATH works […]
Jan 10, 2012