Archive | Unsung Hero

We love our volunteers!

A tribute to some of our most dedicated volunteers, from 2nd and 3rd grade teacher, Ms. Sherlock: I am crazy about all of my volunteers and the dedication and time they put into our classroom. However, I want to specifically share with everyone the impact two of my volunteers are having in my classroom. Mr. […]

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Unsung Hero: Volunteer Donna Shattuck

First Place long-time volunteer Donna Shattuck is featured in the Summer 2009 RSVP Newsletter: Experience in Action. You can find the article on page 5. Donna, our most sincerest thank you’s for the time you invest in the students at First Place!RSVP stands for Retired & Senior Volunteer Program. RSVP encourages people 55 and older […]

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Seattle Channel Features First Place Panel Discussion

On April 29, 2009, immediately following the First Place Annual Fundraising Breakfast, we hosted a panel discussion featuring local individuals and businesses making big change toward ending homelessness. The panel featured: Bill Block, King County Committee to End Homelessness Project Director Tod Leiweke, CEO of Vulcan Sports and Entertainment Thach Nguyen, Realtor, Developer and Philanthropist […]

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Unsung Hero: Shoes that Fit

Heroes are often thought of as having super-human powers. At First Place our heroes have super-human hearts. Some of them we have never met and some of them walk through our front doors every day. We want to share with you who our heroes are and the impact they have in the lives our children […]

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