‘Hobbies and Sports’ Options In ‘Washington’

http://bikeworks.org/

Bike Works builds sustainable communities by educating youth and promoting bicycling. They work to educate and empower youth, and make bicycling accessible and affordable to the Seattle community.

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http://www.breadoflifemission.org/

The Bread of Life Mission exists to overcome the cycle of homelessness in men’s and women’s lives through a Christ-centered complete recovery model.

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http://www.chs-nw.org/default.aspx

The Center for Human Services (CHS) is strengthening the community through counseling, education and support to children, youth, adults, and families. They helps individuals and families develop skills and strengthen behaviors that allow them to become self-reliant and dependently stronger on natural supports. CHS encourages positive mental health, prevents and treats addictions, supports youth academic success, assists parents’ engagement in their children’s learning, and strengthens relationships and parenting skills to create an environment that values and respects diversity.

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http://www.chs-wa.org/

Children’s Home Society of Washington (CHSW) helps provide children with strong families, loving stable homes and their best chance for happiness and success. They provide a comprehensive network of care to 39,000 children and families each year in early learning, family support, out-of-home care, child and family counseling, adoption and advocacy.

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http://www.donatecsb.org/

Community Services for the Blind raises funds to support SightConnection programs and services for people who are blind or visually impaired. Your donation of clothing and household goods supports independent living services for people with vision loss.

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http://www.dvs-snoco.org/index

Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County (DVS) is dedicated to ending domestic abuse by providing a wide range of services for victims, including their children and by facilitating social change. They are the only program in Snohomish County providing emergency shelter and comprehensive, confidential services to victims of domestic abuse.  They also work within the community to create an environment which is safe, responsive and supportive of domestic abuse victims and their children.

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http://www.earthcorps.org/

EarthCorps’ programs bring together young people from the USA and around the world to work, learn and grow. Their efforts unite environmental restoration with a community-based approach to service, education and action. They restore key ecological sites around the Puget Sound region and around the world.

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http://www.babycorner.org

Eastside Baby Corner helps families struggling with job loss, homelessness, medical crisis and poverty. When you donate new or gently-used goods, you can be confident that they will be put into the hands of a local child at no cost to the family or to their qualified partner agencies almost immediately.

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http://www.edlabgroup.org/

The EdLab Group serves students and teachers to provide them with learning opportunities in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). 

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http://www.gambiahelp.org/

Gambia Health Education Liaison Project, also known as GambiaHELP, exists to enable communities in Gambia, Africa to protect, conserve and improve their own health, the health of their community, and their natural environment. They do this by providing communities in Gambia with books, educational opportunities, medical help, seed money and human resources.

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http://newfutures.org/

New Futures partners with families and educators in their communities to ensure that children succeed in school and in life. Their programs in low-income apartment complexes build skills, foster connectedness and promote strengths.

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http://www.nikkeiconcerns.org/

Nikkei Concerns provides health services in a traditional atmosphere to primarily elderly Nikkei (Japanese) in the Pacific Northwest. Their goal in all they do is to provide services that exemplify compassion, innovation and the highest quality of care to elder members of the community and their families.

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http://www.outdoorsforall.org/

Outdoors for All offers a variety of recreational activities for children and adults with physical, developmental and sensory disabilities. Activities are designed to include people with disabilities in typical Pacific Northwest outdoor activities and to promote education, independence, socialization, exposure to adaptive equipment and techniques. And, of course – to have lots of fun!

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http://www.procession.org/

The Procession of the Species Celebration empowers communities to engage in cultural relationships with the natural world as a means of sustaining efforts of environmental protection and restoration. Their Community Art Studio relies on donations of usable items and supplies that can be magically transformed into art for the procession. 

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http://www.surplusbooksforcharity.org/

Reading Tree is a non-profit organization that collects books from schools, libraries, and individuals who no longer want them, and sends them to schools and libraries which desperately need them. They care about less affluent people who do not have enough books to sustain educational and intellectual growth and are condemned to ignorance, illiteracy and poverty. Since their inception, they have provided more than five million books to needy areas ranging from Haiti, India, the Philippines, Ghana, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Malawi, South Africa, Kenya, the Gambia, and Tanzania, to the newly independent states of the former USSR (including Russia, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia). They provide books to schools and libraries globally, on five continents, and to needy areas here in the U.S.

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http://www.rootsinfo.org/

ROOTS delivers critical services to homeless young adults and other low income persons. They provide safe emergency overnight shelter 7 nights a week to young adults, ages 18-25, hot dinner and breakfast, opportunities for personal hygiene (including laundry and showers) and other services.

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http://www.ryther.org/

Ryther is a recognized leader in behavioral health services for children and their families facing complex challenges. They are dedicated to providing comprehensive services and innovative treatments. They guide, coach and teach so that every child and family they work with may experience new ways of thinking, develop positive relationships and realize a better life.

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http://www.seattlechildrenshome.org/

Seattle Children’s Home helps children and their families face situational, emotional and developmental challenges through a broad range of counseling, therapeutic and psychiatric services aimed at helping children create solid emotional foundations for successful futures.

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http://www.seattlechildrens.org/

Seattle Children’s is the pediatric and adolescent referral center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho. They deliver superior patient care and advance new treatments through pediatric research. They are also the primary teaching, clinical and research site for the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Washington School of Medicine.

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http://www.seattleeducationaccess.org/

Seattle Education Access provides higher education advocacy and opportunity to people struggling to overcome poverty and adversity. They specialize in helping low income and homeless students complete college degrees.

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http://www.seattlegirlsschool.org/

Seattle Girls School is a 5th through 8th grade middle school committed to empowering young women to be leaders in their communities through a challenging academic program focused on collaboration, integration and real-world problem solving.

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http://www.seattlemidwifery.org/

Seattle Midwifery School has been educating childbirth professionals for more than 30 years. Their well-known, rigorous midwifery training program is the oldest direct-entry midwifery program in the country .

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http://www.ugm.org/site/PageServer?pagename=default

Seattle’s Union Gospel Mission provides emergency care and long-term recovery services to hurting and homeless people in Seattle. They serve, rescue and transform those in need and strive to address the root causes of poverty and homelessness.

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http://www.svdpseattle.org/

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul helps their neighbors in need to prevent homelessness, hunger, power-shut offs and more. In addition to material assistance, they bring compassion and hope.

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http://www.techaccess.org/

Technology Access Foundation (TAF) makes education a priority in underserved communities of color. Serving one child at a time, TAF enhances their educational and professional prospects through the delivery of tools for learning in the 21st century. Donations to TAF directly benefit the children they serve in after school programs.

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http://www.healingcenterseattle.org/

The Healing Center is a grief-support community for adults, children and families.  They help people with a variety of losses, including the death of a partner, parent, sibling, child or infant. Their approach is long-term, multi-faceted grief support that combines structured therapy sessions with informal events and social networks. 

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http://mangroveactionproject.org/

The Mangrove Action Project is dedicated to reversing the degradation and loss of mangrove forest ecosystems worldwide. Its main goal is to promote the rights of traditional and indigenous coastal peoples, including fishers and farmers, to sustainably manage their coastal environs.

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http://www.urbanartworks.org/

Urban ArtWorks empowers young people through professional opportunities in the arts. By providing subsidized employment, volunteer, and entrepreneurial experiences, they improve young lives as well as the surrounding community.

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http://www.warmcurrent.org/
 
Warm Current works with underserved communities through kids surfing programs and charitable donations of recycled wetsuits and surfboards. They provide access to the ocean and encourage the pure joy of ocean sports and an appreciation of the environment in the US and abroad.

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http://youthinfocus.org/

Youth in Focus is an afterschool program that uses intensive photography training as a tool to help disadvantaged teens develop personal voice, positive identity, social skills and artistic skills. They offer free, multi-level classes for teens ages 13-19 in both film and digital photography.

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