• Project Homeless Connect 2016

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    Snohomish County's Project Homeless Connect

    A few facts:
    186 guests were 55 years or older
    181 guests were children under the age of 18
    140 pets received services, from Everett Animal Shelter
    56% of guests reported they currently do not have stable housing, meaning they do not have a consistent place to live (living in a car, on the street, or couch surfing)
    101 services were offered this year
    191 volunteers helped this year
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    Looking for a way to get involved in your community? Volunteers are needed in Children’s Services for the YWCA in Lynnwood. To learn more about this and other opportunities visit: http://getconnected.uwsc.org/

    To join in breaking the cycle of poverty, visit uwsc.org or text IJOINED to 41444 to donate today! Show less
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    • Project Homeless Connect 2016 - Duration: 87 seconds.

      • 6 months ago
      • 151 views
      Snohomish County's Project Homeless Connect

      A few facts:
      186 guests were 55 years or older
      181 guests were children under the age of 18
      140 pets received services, from Everett Animal Shelter
      56% ...
    • Poverty and Education through Eli's Eyes - Duration: 65 seconds.

      • 5 months ago
      • 140 views
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      Statistics from video:

      - 15% of kids under the...
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      • 65 views
      Basic Needs
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    • United Way of Snohomish County - Karen Madsen - Duration: 2 minutes, 43 seconds.

      • 5 months ago
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      Karen Madsen explains her experience in a poverty simulation and the issues low-income households and individuals face everyday.
    • 24th Annual Letter Carriers' Food Drive - Duration: 77 seconds.

      • 8 months ago
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      Stamp Out Hunger is the largest single-day food drive in the nation, collecting more than 1.4 billion pounds of food since the drives began in 1993. Food collected in Snohomish County is distribute...
    • Snohomish County Trade Up - Duration: 4 minutes, 18 seconds.

      • 9 months ago
      • 254 views
      Trade Up is a free 1-day introduction into the many hands on career options in Snohomish County. Sponsored by United Way of Snohomish County, Workforce Snohomish, and Snohomish County Labor Council.
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    • Happy Holidays From Your Friends at United Way - Duration: 35 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
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      Warm Wishes,
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      • 2 months ago
      • 76 views
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      Training tools for Tax Preparation Volunteers
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      • 3 months ago
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      From reading to children to cleaning up schools and parks, and even building homes f...
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      • 4 months ago
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      • 5 months ago
      • 65 views
      Basic Needs
    • Poverty and Education through Eli's Eyes - Duration: 65 seconds.

      • 5 months ago
      • 140 views
      Eli, a six year old in Snohomish County, has realized that some of his classmates are falling behind and wonders, "Why does it have to be this way?"

      Statistics from video:

      - 15% of kids under the...
    • United Way of Snohomish County - Karen Madsen - Duration: 2 minutes, 43 seconds.

      • 5 months ago
      • 40 views
      Karen Madsen explains her experience in a poverty simulation and the issues low-income households and individuals face everyday.
    • Project Homeless Connect 2016 - Duration: 87 seconds.

      • 6 months ago
      • 151 views
      Snohomish County's Project Homeless Connect

      A few facts:
      186 guests were 55 years or older
      181 guests were children under the age of 18
      140 pets received services, from Everett Animal Shelter
      56% ...
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      • 6 months ago
      • 29 views
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