Viola Eldred, a former hospital worker during the AIDS epidemic, was inspired to volunteer and make a difference. Companis paired her with Gay City Health Project, a resource center for the greater Seattle LGBTQIA community, providing both fun community events, health...
Adding Value at Byrd Barr Place
Dec 6, 2019
Byrd Barr Place has a history of serving the African American community in Seattle’s Central District. The agency provides safety-net services to help people remain in their homes. Over the years Companis has placed a number of volunteers there. Here’s a look at how...
Shea Deines: Making a Difference in Your Own Community
Dec 1, 2019
Shea Deines is in a place that makes them happy, that challenges them, and that adds perspective to life as they attend the University of Washington. As the Operations Assistant at Ingersoll Gender Center, Shea greets those who arrive in the office, ready to share...
Our 2019 Janet G. Newell Award for Community Service Recipient: Wakefield
Nov 1, 2019
With our genus rooted as one early response to the HIV/AIDS crisis, it’s with gratitude the Companis Board of Directors honors global HIV/AIDS prevention champion and leader Wakefield with the 2019 Janet G. Newell Award for Community Service. Wakefield is with...
Peter & Shirley Shafer: Service in College Readiness
Oct 1, 2019
Peter & Shirley attended Companis Sunday at Seattle First Baptist in 2018 and were inspired to be part of the Companis community and mission. This year they have been placed with Minds Matter Seattle as consultants. The Minds Matter mission is to transform the...
Nonprofit Leaders Share Their Experiences with Companis
Jan 17, 2019
How does Companis help nonprofits fulfill their mission? Executive Directors from organizations who serve our community talk about how Companis Workers added value to their teams. https://vimeo.com/656325055