Present Times

What Local Nonprofits Have on Their Wish List This Year

Donate hats, coats, toys, and more to local organizations like Mary's Place and Seattle Area Feline Rescue.

11/10/2022 By Zoe Sayler

Two States of Washington

Braver Angels Aims to Mend Our Polarized Relationships

A nonprofit championed by local author Mónica Guzmán, of 'I Never Thought of It That Way,' says curiosity can help bridge political divides.

09/22/2022 By Marcus Harrison Green

Helping Hands

How to Help Puerto Rico from Seattle

Donate to these nonprofits and organizations helping the Caribbean island after yet another devastating natural disaster.

09/20/2022 By Seattle Met Staff

Somali Independence Day

Mama Sahra Isn't Going Anywhere

Somali Community Services of Seattle director Sahra Farah fights the displacement of a housing boom with a singular blend of patience and vigilance.

06/27/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

Conscience Clearing

How to Get Rid of Stuff in Seattle

How to recycle and donate TVs, fridges, extra canned food, and everything in between, whether you're moving or just tidying up.

04/21/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

Philanthropy City

Why Seattle Donations Should Flow from Ukraine to Somalia and Beyond

Mercy Corps CEO Tjada D’Oyen McKenna explains how a war in Europe affects the food supply in Africa and other parts of the world.

04/18/2022 By Benjamin Cassidy

On the Right Track

Black Fret’s 2022 Grantees Should Make You Hopeful for the Future of Seattle Music

Local artists including Parisalexa, Beverly Crusher, and the Black Ends will receive funds from the Austin-based music nonprofit.

02/08/2022 By Sophie Grossman

GIVING EVERY DAY

Local Organizations Worth Donating To

From trans rights organizations to nonprofits battling homelessness, here are Seattle organizations to consider donating to this holiday season.

11/17/2021 By Malia Alexander

Department of Good News

Ballard Food Bank Finally Has a Permanent Space to Call Its Own

One of Seattle’s major food banks cut the ribbon at a new site this week, just in time for the holiday season.

10/21/2021 By Malia Alexander

Arts Receipts

Most Local Cultural Nonprofits Surveyed Project They’ll Reopen This Year

But—no surprise—their income in the last year was dismal.

03/30/2021 By Stefan Milne

Revision Process

The Push for Racial Equity at Hugo House, Explained

The writing center's executive director has resigned, but systemic problems aren't solved.

02/24/2021 By Stefan Milne

Sponsored Content

The Impact We Make Together

Sound Generations is facing the growing challenges brought on by COVID-19. The virus has made a large impact on the high-risk population of aging and disable...

08/20/2020

Sponsored Content

Seattle Humane Calls on Rescue Squad for First-Ever Day of Giving

Nonprofit shelter launches community-powered fundraiser to reach $100,000 goal.

07/06/2020

Demonstrating with Dollars

Where You Can Donate to Support Seattle's George Floyd Protesters

Because your Facebook share really isn't going far enough.

06/02/2020 By Seattle Met Staff

Sponsored Content

Bartell Drugs Is Your Girl Scout Cookie Headquarters

Pick up a box of your favorite Girl Scout Cookie at your neighborhood Bartell’s.

05/19/2020

Quarantine Companions

Why Now Might Be the Best Time to Adopt a Pet in Seattle

It’s the purrfect way to do some good and boost your mental health during social distancing.

04/30/2020 By Nicole Martinson

CARRYING ON

How Nonprofits Are Adapting to a Quarantined City

King County Sexual Assault Resource Center, FareStart, Plymouth Housing—each is changing in its own way.

03/19/2020 By Nicole Martinson

Let Us Propose a Toast

October’s Perfect Party: A Salmon Savior and Nickelodeon Slime Royalty

Plus, the accomplished composer, programmer, and viral video guru who round out the month’s most distinguished locals and visitors.

09/24/2019 By Seattle Met Staff

Always Proud

How to Support the Queer Community Year-Round

A compendium of ways to be an LGBTQ ally beyond Pride Month.

06/13/2019 By Sam Jones

Pacific Northwest Research Institute

PNRI's Evening of Wine

Over 300 guests joined the Pacific Northwest Research Institute (PNRI) for its 15th annual Evening of Wine at the Sheraton Seattle.

11/07/2018