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Jumping In and Finding Joy

Jumping In and Finding Joy

My name is Jensen Nida and I’m a sophomore at Bates College in Maine. This fall, I took a leave of absence and found myself back in my hometown of Seattle itching for purpose. I showed up at the Companis office one day to help prepare newsletters for mailing. I heard...

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Watch the Biennial ’21 presentation

Watch the Biennial ’21 presentation

If you missed our live stream on October 21st, we bring you the Companis Biennial '21, "Where Compassion Meets Action," in its entirety here! Click on this link to watch! We thank Dr. Ben Danielson, Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Washington, for...

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Volunteers Research Mental Health Resources for ChildStrive

Volunteers Research Mental Health Resources for ChildStrive

Children from low-income households or who come from homes experiencing trauma can have difficulties when they begin school. Often, these challenges lead to poor academic performance and a need for remedial and special education. Overcoming those difficulties is the...

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Autumn Placements, New Opportunities

Autumn Placements, New Opportunities

Since mid-May, Companis has made 13 new placements and two Companis Workers have successfully completed their placements. Companis has also started a new partnership with African Americans Reach and Teach Health Ministry (AARTH), placing two Companis Workers with...

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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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Peter & Shirley Shafer: Service in College Readiness

Peter & Shirley Shafer: Service in College Readiness

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...

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