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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Amazon Holiday Engagement Opportunities!


No Child Sleeps Outside crowdfunding campaign – get a team together to help us raise $1.5 million in 45 days! We CAN bring more children and families inside to warmth, safety and stability this winter! www.nochildsleepsoutside.org. Need help setting up your team page? email Lea@marysplaceseattle.org. Help us fill the Santa Store!  Santa needs your help!…

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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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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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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


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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