People Powering Change Blog

Get connected to your community through service with Companis!

Get connected to your community through service with Companis!

As we mark 27 years and more than 1100 placements of talented Companis Workers since 1994, we invite you to watch our very brief video, by Companis' own Tess Selim, and to contemplate this question: are you ready to serve your community with a Companis placement? Join...

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Hello, Snohomish County!

Hello, Snohomish County!

Thanks to a major grant from the Community Foundation of Snohomish County, Companis is expanding our awareness and reach, introducing our work to the people one of the Washington State's most beautiful and dynamic areas, a county growing in population and social...

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Fully employed with time to serve her neighbors

Fully employed with time to serve her neighbors

Though Gretchen Frankenstein is happily employed full-time, she asked us if we thought there might be a way for her to share her skills as a grant researcher and writer with a Companis partner agency. Indeed, we quickly said, "yes!" Gretchen's day work is with the...

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Finding success with Pushing Boundaries

Finding success with Pushing Boundaries

For Puget Sound area residents living with paralysis, brain injuries and neurological disorders, Redmond nonprofit Pushing Boundaries is a life line to improved health and mobility through physical rehab therapies. We're proud to have our first placement with their...

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New Companis Worker making health care accessible

New Companis Worker making health care accessible

We welcome Michael Welke to Companis, whose service is opening doors to our uninsured and underinsured neighbors in Snohomish, King and Kitsap with specialty medical care needs. Michael's placement with Project Access Northwest connects medical providers who offer...

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Celebrating new staff member Cynthia Hunter

Celebrating new staff member Cynthia Hunter

We're thrilled to announce Cynthia Hunter has joined our staff as Outreach Specialist, a lead role in introducing Companis to nonprofits throughout King and Snohomish counties. Cynthia first took on the role in September as a contractor. Now, through a 3-year grant...

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