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Jubilee by the Numbers

Here are the outcomes and demographics for Jubilee Women’s Center during our latest fiscal year (July 1, 2017 through June 30,  2018).

 

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Our Fall Newsletter is Out

Check out our latest newsletter featuring Jubilee’s new matched savings program for residents and alumnae, volunteer moto ladies, our new operations director, an update on the new Jubilee residence, and some compelling reasons to consider monthly giving.

Download a PDF of the fall newsletter here. If you would like to receive a printed copy of …

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New Home Coming Soon

In February, a group of generous donors stepped forward with the funds to purchase and remodel an additional residence for Jubilee Women’s Center.

Located just a few blocks north of Jubilee’s main site in Capitol Hill, the new home will meet a need for those Jubilee program graduates who would benefit from an interim step …

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Welcome, Matt!

We are pleased to introduce Matt Lewison who has joined Jubilee as Operations Director.

Matt comes to us after 11 years at FareStart, a long-time Jubilee partner. He brings experience supporting and leading a team of social service providers and knowledge of comprehensive

case management with a focus on job readiness and retention. In his previous …

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Jubilee Residents Interviewed by KING5 News

On June 15, KING5 reporter Natalie Swaby interviewed Jubilee residents Vonnie and Tessa to hear their thoughts on how the city should address the growing number of people in need of affordable housing without the head tax. Check out the video here: https://www.king5.com/video/news/local/whats-next-after-the-head-tax-repeal/281-8160709

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Honoring Our Past: Sister Margaret O’Neill

Margaret O’Neill, CSJP

Sister Margaret O’Neill, a member of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace—the founders of Jubilee Women’s Center—died peacefully on June 8 in Bellevue, leaving behind a legacy of devotion to those experiencing poverty.

Sister Margaret and other Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace were among the first in Seattle to advocate …

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Volunteer Highlight: Learning & Opportunity Center

Volunteers have made it possible to expand and develop Jubilee’s class offerings and heighten the level of classes that our Learning & Opportunity Center provides. Jubilee’s Education Team, Dani and Aura, are putting in the groundwork for expanding the employment skills classes we offer. They could not do it without volunteers.

Jubilee has volunteers facilitate …

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Bids, Bites & Blooms Results and Pics

We had a blast AND we raised a lot of money! What a great combination! Our most sincere thanks to you and your friends, our in-kind supporters, and our generous sponsors for helping us raise a total of $74,239 to support the women of Jubilee on their path out of poverty. View and download …

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Our Winter Newsletter is Here

Check out our latest newsletter featuring Jubilee past and future as we celebrate 35 years, a client who has found her niche in advocacy for women experiencing homelessness, and suggestions for making an impact as a group (work, social, family, etc) at Jubilee. Download a PDF of the winter newsletter here. If you would …

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Get to Know Us & Get Involved

Volunteer

• Prepare a community meal with friends or colleagues
• Help out in the office or boutique
• Join other young professionals on the Associate Board

Contact:
volunteer@jwcenter.org, 206.957.5512
or jwcenter.org/get-involved/volunteer

Donate

• Bring us your quality women’s clothing, shoes, jewelry
• Host a drive for high-needs items on our wish list
• Make a financial contribution of any size
• …

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