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Celebrating New Partner Agency SLSCA

Celebrating New Partner Agency SLSCA

The hat is the first thing that catches your eye. Alfreda Lanier, co-president of Seattle-Limbe Sister City Association, is wearing a Bamileke hat from the Bamileke region in Cameroon. As seen in the screenshot from our Zoom interview, it’s a crocheted hat with...

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Spotlight on Health and Shelter

Spotlight on Health and Shelter

Every year we celebrate our donors and advocates with a program we call Spotlight, a place to share nourishment of the body and mind. And this year’s event saw more than  a hundred people turn out for Companis Spotlight at Ivar’s Salmon House in Seattle. Our...

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Something to Chew On: Bringing Dental Care to Schools

Something to Chew On: Bringing Dental Care to Schools

Dental care for underserved communities was Dr. Bill Leicht’s passion for his 30-year career, most of which was spent at a community health center in New York. After retiring as the center’s Dental Director, he moved to Seattle to start his next chapter which, lucky...

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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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Companis Volunteers Go Many Places

Companis Volunteers Go Many Places

Zheng Zhou has been volunteering with Companis while working on his Master of Nonprofit Leadership at Seattle University. Zheng moved from Beijing, China for the master’s program and sought out Companis as a way to connect to the community and get hands-on...

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Exploring Mental and Emotional Well-being

Exploring Mental and Emotional Well-being

Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum in partnership with Companis is initiating a monthly series on mental health and emotional well- being. The first event takes place on October 14 at 5:30 - 6:45PM online via Zoom. It’s free and open to all.  Fear, prolonged social...

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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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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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