Giving Back & Doing Good: Highlighting local orgs for National Nonprofit Day


There are A LOT of nonprofits digging their heels into Eastside communities to help target systemic injustices, so this National Nonprofit Day — August 17 — we wanted to highlight a few. Get the gist of each organization's mission below, and click the logo to be taken to each respective nonprofit's website. 

The Bellevue College Foundation invests in BC students, faculty, and staff to realize their goals and dreams.

Assistance League of the Eastside helps children and adults affected by financial hardship or violence. 

Based in Issaquah, Village Theatre is a leading producer of musical theatre in the Pacific Northwest.

By addressing children's basic needs, LifeSpring helps students focus on their education & break the cycle of poverty. 

Essentials First provides equitable access to personal and household hygiene products, as well as food assistance.

The CCCWA aims to promote &  facilitate trade cooperation between the state of Washington and China.

The Symphony is a professional orchestra comprised of 50+ musicians, led by Maestro Brian Davenport.

Opening the doors to the first House of Hope in 1994, Mamma’s Hands  helps families that are facing homelessness.

Attain Housing brings the Kirkland community together by partnering with homeless families and providing housing.

The mission of the BYTF is to foster the Youth Theatre program by increasing awareness, raising funds, and more.

Northwest Kidney Centers serves nearly 2,000 patients and their families living in the Pacific Northwest region.

Vision House provides supportive services with transitional housing to help families move from crisis to stability.

KidsQuest Children’s Museum, located in the heart of Bellevue, creates learning through the power of play.

Chambers across WA formed the Ethnic Chambers of Commerce Coalition to give a voice to their communities. 

The only shelter and support services for men experiencing homelessness in East King County.

The Sophia Way is a place of hope and change for women, and provides shelter, social services, and permanent housing.

The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) is the world's largest anti-fraud organization.

The Building Owners and Managers Association Seattle King County is a professional trade association.

Imagine Housing is the largest non-profit provider of affordable housing based here on the Eastside.

DECA prepares emerging leaders in marketing, finance, and hospitality in high schools and colleges around the globe.

Theatre33 is a bilingual non profit community teaching theatre located in the heart of the BelRed Arts District.  

The mission of Jubilee REACH is to heal, build community, & transform the lives of students and their families.

EA is an alternative Christian high school that offers a holistic support system for students in need of more support. 

Supporting the efforts of BPD by providing grants for department training and the purchase of specialized equipment.

For more than 70 years, the Boys & Girls Clubs of Bellevue have been providing a safe place for our local youth.

The lifeline of hope and support to over 100,000 people impacted by Parkinson’s in the Northwest. 

Established in 1979, BSF was the first foundation dedicated to supporting public K-12 initiatives in WA State.

 SPLASHForward envisions a world where everyone is safe around water and has equitable access to aquatic centers.

Youth Eastside Services provides mental health counseling and substance use treatment to youth and their families.

Mary's Place is a nonprofit in Seattle & King County helping families experiencing homelessness.

Since 1971, Hopelink has served homeless and low-income families, children, seniors, and people with disabilities in the county.

Computing for All was launched in 2015 to improve diversity, equity, and inclusion in the technology workforce.

Created to support Bellevue’s firefighters & paramedics by providing  financial resources for equipment, training, etc.

Science For Community organizes Buzz Bowl, a novel, game-based learning technique for STEM excellence.

The Salvation Army's mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs without discrimination.

HERO House NW promotes mental health recovery through employment, housing, and community.

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