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“Alexa, Find Jubilee’s Wish List”

Jubilee now has a wish list on Amazon! To find our list, go to https://tinyurl.com/amazon-jwc or go to your Amazon account, open Account & Lists, then Find a List or Registry, and search for Jubilee Women’s Center. You can even opt to send your purchase directly to Jubilee.

Items on the list help us stock …

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35 Years of Rebuilding Women’s Lives

Seattle in the early 1980s was in the midst of a housing crisis (sound familiar?). Federal cuts to subsidized housing, the deinstitutionalization of mental health, and downtown revitalization overwhelmed the city with “displaced” people.

At the time, three Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace were working in a local shelter. After watching women move in and …

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Jubilee Women’s Center Impact Infographic

Jubilee impact at a glance: check out the results from our most recent fiscal year (July 1, 2016 – June 30, 2017). Download a PDF of this infographic.

 

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Get FREE tickets for “The Odyssey” at Seattle Rep

Friends of Jubilee Women’s Center have a special opportunity to get FREE tickets for Seattle Repertory Theatre’s The Odyssey, September 8-10—a unique musical performance featuring a professional cast along with 100+ community members, including three women from Jubilee!

This special production is the culmination of the Rep’s inaugural Public Works Seattle initiative to bring to …

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How to Donate a Vehicle

You can donate a car, truck, RV, boat, motorcycle or other vehicle and support women at Jubilee! To donate, contact our vehicle donation partner, Charitable Auto Resources (CARS), at 855.500.RIDE (7433) or jwcenter.org/get-involved/donate/vehicles. A CARS rep will schedule a pickup and send Jubilee a check for your donation within five days of your vehicle’s …

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Chrysalis Project Opens to Community

December marked the successful conclusion of the The Chrysalis Project pilot program. In March 2017, the program will open with limited space to all qualifying low-income women in the community. Application required.

Call 206.442.2951 for more information.

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Jubilee’s Chrysalis Project Featured in Real Change

“Jubilee Women’s Center empowers women to create,” by reporter Lisa Edge, Real Change News. Read the full story on the Real Change News website. Photo credit: Alex Bergstrom.

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sample earrings and wallet cuffs made by Jubilee women

Gifts Made by Jubilee Women On Sale Now

This year, Jubilee women are selling earrings, wallet cuffs, and sweet and savory dried mixes as part of The Chrysalis Project, Jubilee’s new social purpose program that gives women who are unable to pursue a traditional employment path an opportunity to participate in meaningful work.

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2016 Benefit Breakfast

As of September 29, 13 sponsors, 420 breakfast attendees, and many others helped us raise $255,745 to support the women of Jubilee as they rise above poverty. Sincere thanks to all!

View event photos on our Flickr page here.

With Gratitude to our Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor Providence St. Joseph Health, GLY Construction, KeyBank, PeaceHealth, Sisters …

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Jubilee ED recognized by US Senator Patty Murray & Vice President Joe Biden

Today Jubilee Executive Director Cheryl Sesnon was presented with a special award from US Senator Patty Murray during a Democratic fundraising event in Seattle. In front of an audience of 1200+ at the Washington State Convention Center, Cheryl and two other community leaders were recognized with Senator Murray’s “Golden Tennis Shoe” Award, which celebrates people …

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