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Writing To Help Others: A Companis Worker Gets the Word Out

Writing To Help Others: A Companis Worker Gets the Word Out

“You have the right to an attorney. If you cannot afford an attorney, one will be provided for you.” That statement stems from the 6th Amendment in the Bill of Rights which codifies the right to a public trial, the right to a lawyer, and the right to an impartial...

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Mentoring the Helpers

Mentoring the Helpers

Viewing refugees through the lens of abundance isn’t what most of us are accustomed to. But Allison Taylor, Clinical Director of Lutheran Community Services Northwest for North Puget Sound, speaks with a sense of awe when describing the strength of those who make this...

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Biennial ’21 – Behind the Scenes

Biennial ’21 – Behind the Scenes

Producing our first online Biennial was an adventure, to say the least! But we felt supported every step of the way by the Companis board, our ambassadors, our Workers, and our partner agencies. Thank you!  Here are a few images from the days leading up to the...

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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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Companis Spotlights Food Security

Companis Spotlights Food Security

It was a busy summer for Companis. In addition to a steady stream of volunteer professionals contacting us and conversations with nonprofits about positions that need to be filled, we also celebrated some of our partners who feed our neighbors. The “Companis Spotlight...

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Spotlight on Food Security – What We Heard That Day

Spotlight on Food Security – What We Heard That Day

Gary Davis, Executive Director, Companis: “If we’re not fed and have good nutrition, there’s very little we can do. The people who are inspired to step up and feed their neighbors never ask for the spotlight. But we are sending them love because what they do is so...

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