Tag: grassroots


The Russell Family Foundation: Accepting Applications for Jane’s Fellowship Class 10

Filed Under: - Posted @ 3:50pm

The Russell Family Foundation is now accepting applications for the tenth class of the Jane’s Fellowship Program, which will run from January-December 2023.  Applications are due October 5, 2022. See > Continue Reading


Hire 253

Filed Under: - Posted @ 9:47am

Hire 253, “Ending homelessness, one job at a time.”, is the largest hiring event of its kind in Tacoma with over 80 employers from multiple industries. More than 500 jobs > Continue Reading


Spark Grants Light Up Communities

Filed Under: Spark Grants,Vibrant Community - Posted @ 11:59am

 It all started with a conversation.  Sandra Smith, a real estate agent from Buckley, says she was talking with her teenage daughter and a group of classmates about a > Continue Reading


5th Annual Cider Swig ~ the Greater Peninsula Cider Festival

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Annually, the Cider Swig, among the largest cider-centered festivals in Washington State, brings together dozens of NW ciders, live music, great food by area chefs and food trucks, apple launching, > Continue Reading


Spark Grants: Creative Solutions from Grassroots Leaders

Filed Under: Expanded Learning,Spark Grants - Posted @ 11:36am

 While volunteering with elementary school students in Tacoma’s Eastside neighborhood, Chelsea McElroy saw a lot of girls fighting and getting into trouble at school.  Wanting to help, she brought > Continue Reading