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 …Read more
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 …Read more
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 …Read more
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 …Read more
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 …Read more