3 women standing in front of Jubilee

Finding Purpose with The Chrysalis Project

Chrysalis: a preparatory or transitional state

Almost half of the women at Jubilee experience barriers to employment due to age, disability, extreme trauma, and complex conditions. Without a sense of purpose or regular interactions with others, they are at greater risk of slipping into isolation and depression.

To better serve these women in the spirit of our …

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Reflections: One Size Does Not Fit All

By Cheryl Sesnon, Executive Director, Jubilee Women’s Center

For the past 20 years I’ve worked in the “homeless sector” and there is a continuous frustration I bump up against, both at an individual level and a systemic level: We continue to use vague language to describe a condition that is much more complicated.

Homelessness, whether chronic …

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GiveBIG Results

HUGE thank you to those of you who participated in GiveBIG. Because of you, we exceeded our goal of $20,000 with donations totaling $21,525 to date. This includes $6600 in matching funds from our generous board members. This does not include workplace matching donations expected for several gifts or the yet-to-be-determined stretch pool amount from GiveBIG (last …

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GiveBIG 2016 – May 3

Help us raise $20,000 to benefit the women of Jubilee!

On May 3, 2016, from midnight to midnight, The Seattle Foundation will host its sixth annual GiveBIG one-day giving challenge. The goal is to turn out thousands of new and returning individual donors to help support nonprofit organizations in our community, with added support from The Seattle …

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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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