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No Child Sleeps Outside in Seattle this Winter

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Over 550 families sleep outside in Seattle every night. Join Mary’s Place and the Seahawks Women’s Association to help us make sure NO CHILD SLEEPS OUTSIDE this winter. Please join our incredible sponsors Dick’s Drive-In, evo, Vulcan Inc., The Space Needle/Seattle Hospitality Group, Evolution Projects, and the Harrelson family to help Mary’s Place raise over $250,000 to open a…

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The Story of the Tent


The other day a supporter, Lori, saw our request on Facebook for a family-sized tent to use at Julia’s Place. Lori brought her tent by and shared this story about how she came to have it to give. My step-grandmother was a very dear lady who married into a huge family – she already had…

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Never Liked – Always Liked

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A few weeks ago during the Write to Heal and Have Fun group, leader Julie Gardner gave the prompt, I Have Never Liked. The women wrote for five minutes. At the end she asked them to write the words, I’ve Always Liked and complete the sentence with one thing. Julie said, “I was touched by…

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Holiday Volunteer Opportunities


December is a very busy month at Mary’s Place and we are starting to plan for holiday meals, Santa’s visit, and lots of shopping and wrapping! We need lots and lots of volunteers – individuals and groups to make it all happen. If you can help, email erin@marysplaceseattle.org. Saturday, December 13 – Holiday Meal and…

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Julia’s Place Celebrates Two Years in Madrona


Two years ago this month, Pastor Mark Zimmerly from Madrona Grace heard that Mary’s Place was offering night shelter for families that rotated between several area congregations. He wanted to help, and offered the use of the Madrona Grace basement to help homeless families year round. The Presbyterian Network to End Homelessness volunteered to help…

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