No Child Sleeps Outside Campaign – A Super Success!


Businesses and residents across King County came together in an unprecedented way this past holiday season to support the Mary’s Place annual No Child Sleeps Outside campaign. The campaign raises funds to respond to our growing community crisis of hundreds of families and children sleeping outside in King County, many who are living in cars…

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Our Community Crisis


An inspirational video about our community crisis of family homelessness, and how we can bring vulnerable families inside to warmth, safety, and hope.

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Nick’s Story


To my friends in Seattle who drink coffee, and let’s be honest it’s pretty much all of us I just want you to please take a second and give the article a read and maybe watch the video and get a little closer look at some of our neighbors. These people aren’t always the bad,…

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2016 Steve Hauschka Celebrity Ping Pong Tournament


Come join Mary’s Place and the Seattle Seahawks for the Second Annual Steve Hauschka Celebrity Ping Pong Tournament, a fundraiser for Mary’s Place and the No Child Sleeps Outside campaign. Have you ever wondered if you had the skills to take on the Seattle Seahawks best ping pong player in an elite single game elimination tournament?…

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No Child Sleeps Outside Campaign Kicks-Off!


Last November, a state of emergency was called in Seattle and King County to address the crisis of homelessness in our community. A year later, the need is greater than ever. Tonight, 500 families, mostly single mothers and children, are sleeping outside in cars, tents, and doorways. The weather has turned cold, wet, and dark.…

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Do you have room for a Giving Tree?


Holidays are a busy time! Amidst the bustle of wrapping gifts, making travel plans, and planning the perfect holiday meal, there are two things you can do to help homeless women, children and families experience the joy of the season, too. You can help give homeless moms, dads, grandparents and children the joy of giving…

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Last week’s news about homelessness


Last week (Sept 7) the City of Seattle released summaries of two reports from homelessness consultants that make recommendations for how the city and county address this crisis in our community. Some of the key findings and recommendations, include: focus on programs that give people short-term help to return to permanent housing faster, rather than…

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Do you have job openings? Mary’s Place needs your help!

Mary's Place intern, Habtam, just got a job at the Westin Hotel!

We are looking to get our guests and Empower U interns hired into great, permanent jobs, which for many is the first step to stable housing! Do you know any organizations, friends, or employers who can help? We have several people eager for their chance to succeed, like Mary’s Place intern, Habtam, who just got…

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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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