Washington | Oregon’s Local Nonprofit News, Events and Chat for Sunday - January 29

The latest local Seattle/Tacoma/Portland/Spokane area nonprofit news to help power your network, strengthen your organization and keep you involved with your professional peers, funders, competitors and cohorts!

"For some families, the pandemic, the extended period that Oregon schools spent in distance learning and the rocky return to in-person school afterwards exposed inadequacies in the support some students with disabilities receive."

For the first time in more than 150 years, the Ojibwe “Winter Olympics” are being played on Madeline Island in Wisconsin! Traditional games are coming back with participation from hundreds of Indigenous people reclaiming their culture! Read more:

"In 2019 @NeighborImpact fed approximately 27,000 people a month in Deschutes, Jefferson & Crook counties. Reeher said they expect their number of clients to more than triple — to nearly 90,000 people per month..." More from @njrosenberger in @RedmondSpox:

👀 Would you just look at these two!? 🐈‍⬛

Bowie and Mick are ready loving homes. One of their favorite activities is the lunchtime snuggle, followed by Churu. Mick and Bowie may be slow to adjust to your home, but your patience will be rewarded with love and lap time.

The fitness and diet fads of the 1980s continued straight into the 1990s. Nourish Pierce County continued expanding and feeding our neighbors. We believe no one should go to bed hungry. #TogetherWeNourish #1990s #OOPS #Olestra #UnpleasantGastroDistress

"Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times and in every way. The lord be with all of you.
2 Thessalonians 3:16

Kickoff your 'Nonprofit Pre-Game' this week with education & fun from #nonprofit sector experts @LetsBGenerous @yptcllc @CardFunder and more!
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We can't wait for our partnership with Washington State Parks in 2023, where our Emerging Leaders Program will be learning about managing and working in state parks! Together our trail work in these spaces will benefit thousands of hikers across the state. Thank you, @WAStatePks!

On this date in 1941, Gracie Fields, “the empire's most celebrated comedienne," was the highlight of a concert which took place at Tacoma's Temple Theatre. The event, presented by British-American War Relief Association, was a benefit for children in "Britain's Bombed Areas."

Mobile Markets are visiting various cities in Eastern Washington this week, and we’ve got some great things cooking in The Kitchen.
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Wish Ambassador Hartzell says his wish to meet the Seattle Seahawks🏈boosted his confidence and made him feel special.🙌
"I believe wishes are important because they give kids moments of happiness during dark times."

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Nonprofits can’t exist without nonprofit employees! Sign onto #SB606 and show your support for the health of the nonprofit sector and the communities they serve. #ORleg

Our communities need meaningful change to remove these long-standing barriers and ensure #FoodForAllOregonians.

“Nobody needs to be hungry in this country. It’s not that we can’t afford this; we can.” -Cayle Tern, @APANONews

#ORpol #ORleg #ORpoli

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