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The first step on the journey out of homelessness

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Today we join media outlets, community groups, advocacy organizations, elected officials, and service providers in Seattle to shine a light on homelessness, examining causes and possible solutions at #seahomeless. Homelessness continues to grow in our region as people struggle to make ends meet and deal with personal and family needs. One of the biggest changes…

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Community & Cocktails


Is “work hard, play hard” your personal mantra? Are you looking for a fun, after work activity and some time to socialize? Do you want to bank some Karma and meet new friends? Announcing Mary’s Place Young Professionals Community & Cocktails! When?  Every Thursday night What?  Volunteering at the Mary’s Place Guest Rooms shelter at…

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Original Voices

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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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