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Pass the Torch and the Bread

Pass the Torch and the Bread

At a recent Companis Worker retreat, Karen Hundrieser spoke about the spirit of Companis and used bread from our partner nonprofit Community Loaves as a symbol for sharing. “We all know that Companis, loosely translated, means to share bread. That makes Companis an...

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Why GiveBIG matters

Why GiveBIG matters

Individual donations fuel our work and make it possible. They are the single-largest source of contributions to Companis. That's why community-wide philanthropy events, such as GiveBIG, are so important to meeting the demand for our services. Because of our donors'...

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We welcome Emilio Garza to the Companis Team!

We welcome Emilio Garza to the Companis Team!

We’re excited to announce that Emilio Garza has joined the Companis team as Program Specialist and Equity Consultant, a key role working to advise and advance strategies that continue to raise awareness of Companis service as we expand our work in both King and...

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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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