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The Met Pages Best Dressed: October-- Congratulations to Anne Harrington and Kyle Tuohy who attended the Seattle Met's "Light A Fire" Awards on October 20, 2015!

10/21/2015

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Nurturing Creativity: Youth in Focus

Three hundred students a year participate in Youth in Focus’s quarterly classes.

10/19/2015 By Darren Davis

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Game-Changing Action: City Fruit

The organization harvests fruit from Seattle backyards and byways to share with local food banks and meal programs.

10/18/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

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Extraordinary Executive Director: Holly Houser, Pronto Cycle Share

Nearly 25,000 riders logged and 300,000 miles covered since Pronto’s launch in 2014.

10/18/2015 By Darren Davis

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Extraordinary Volunteer: Bob Leong, Ronald McDonald House

Ronald McDonald House’s Christmas feast feeds over 200 residents every year.

10/18/2015 By Darren Davis

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Emerging Leader: Jamie-Rose Edwards

Young Women Empowered has seen a 500 % growth since the program's initial 7-month run.

10/18/2015 By Kelsey Sipple

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Inspiring the Next Generation: Children’s Home Society of Washington

“We are trying to get ahead of the problem,” Osborne says, focusing on “how trauma for a child impacts them for the rest of their lives.”

10/18/2015 By Darren Davis

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Best New Nonprofit: 180 Program

1,445 youths have gone through the 180 Program to date.

10/18/2015 By Josh Kelety

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Promoting Health and Human Happiness: Gay City

Since 2004, Gay City has witnessed a 23 percent reduction in new HIV infections in King County.

10/18/2015 By Darren Davis

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Extraordinary Board Member: Deborah Streeter, iLeap

iLeap’s 8-week programs have graduated 400 community leaders from 32 countries.

10/18/2015 By Darren Davis

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Acting Globally: Global Oncology at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

In just 2 years, Global Oncology has nearly doubled Uganda’s Burkitt lymphoma survival rate.

10/18/2015 By Allison Williams

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Most with the Least: Operation Ward 57

Funded entirely by donations, Operation Ward 57 annually provides care services to nearly 70 veterans and their families.

10/18/2015 By Darren Davis

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Lifetime Achievement: Donald “Donnie” Chin

Chin tirelessly served the International District community for more than 40 years, patrolling the streets, providing meals for the elderly, and helping raise neighborhood kids.

10/18/2015 By Josh Kelety

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Extraordinary Pro Bono Contribution: OAC Services

7 Sister Schools literary centers opened in Uganda with help from OAC donations.

10/18/2015 By Darren Davis

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Light a Fire Awards 2014

Seattle Met honors the best nonprofits, volunteers, and do-gooders that make Seattle a better place.

10/24/2014 By Allison Williams With Julie H. Case, Allecia Vermillion, Seth Sommerfeld, and Angela Cabotaje

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10/22/2014

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Light a Fire Awards 2013

Seattle Met announces winners of its second annual celebration of individuals and organizations in the nonprofit community.

10/25/2013 By Seattle Met Staff

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11/15/2012

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The Wizard Behind SCT's 'The Wizard of Oz'

Linda Hartzell, artistic director of Seattle Children's Theatre, wins our first-ever Lifetime Achievement award.

11/14/2012 By Laura Dannen