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You did it! We met (and exceeded!) our Giving Tuesday goal.

You did it! We met (and exceeded!) our Giving Tuesday goal.

We're so grateful! Ninety individual donors pushed Companis well past our Giving Tuesday challenge match of $20k, with contributions of $34,016.13 in response to Giving Tuesday. It's clear the day did 'unleash generosity' (a Giving Tuesday theme) during this worldwide...

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Learn about health disparities faced by Black Washingtonians

Learn about health disparities faced by Black Washingtonians

Our recent Companis Connects education and professional development presentation featured the latest findings of research and stories shared by African-Americans in our state. The report, "And So We Press On," researched and coordinated by Companis partner agency Byrd...

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Honoring Trudy James, the 2020 Newell Award recipient

Honoring Trudy James, the 2020 Newell Award recipient

She helps people face the fears and challenges of death and dying, isolation and exclusion, and does so with a chaplain's heart fueled by courageous advocacy. For her decades of innovative caring for our neighbors, the Companis Board of Directors honors Trudy James...

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Welcoming new talents to the Companis team

Welcoming new talents to the Companis team

Companis Workers Cynthia Hunter, Donna Whitford and Tess Selim are now part of the Companis team to help us grow our outreach to new communities, volunteers and partners. Cynthia joined Companis in 2018, in a placement with Byrd Barr Place, and later with Fabian's...

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Mental Health and other Covid Resources

Mental Health and other Covid Resources

We know the Covid pandemic is a rough time for all, in a variety of ways. These are difficult days, and help is available. If you are in need of assistance, we offer these links to a variety of emergency connections, mental health/recovery resources and programs, and...

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