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Julie Gardner has been leading a weekly writing workshop at Mary’s Place for over five years. Workshop participants range in age from young adult to senior and include women who are currently homeless and some who have found their forever homes but come back for class, and to share their stories of trauma, abuse, addiction,…

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Marty’s comments from our Spring Luncheon

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Executive Director Marty Hartman made these comments at our Spring Benefit Luncheon on May 3. We have been meeting at this luncheon for over eight years, and this year is the biggest year yet for Mary’s Place…our crazy dream that no child should sleep outside is starting to become a reality! Our Mary’s Place Family…

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We need your help to raise $2 million on Tuesday!


In early April, Amazon announced that it would donate an empty building, rent free, on its South Lake Union campus, an old Travelodge hotel, to Mary’s Place to use as a temporary emergency night shelter for homeless families until the building is scheduled for demolition in spring 2017. A VERY generous offer that included interior…

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Mary’s Place and Amazon Team Up to Transform a Vacant Hotel into Shelter and Stability!

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Friends of  Mary’s Place know how it breaks our hearts to have to turn families away at night when there is just no more room. So many of you have responded to the call when we’ve raised money to open new shelters – but the need continues to grow. We are excited to share that…

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Can you help with our Wish List?


We’re excited to partner with our friends at Amazon to share this special Mary’s Place page where you can order items off our Wish List! We distribute hundreds of diapers, bras, socks, and more every week. Your help filling our shelves will make a huge difference in the lives of moms, dads, and kids who…

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