This year, we are donating $170,000 in grants to 17 organizations. In an effort to make you more aware of each organization, we’ll be highlighting a recipient once a month on the Windermere Eastside blog.
Attain Housing – This grant will help provide affordable housing to homeless families with children as well as case management for setting financial and social goals.
Eastside Baby Corner – This grant provides basic essentials, like diapers and formula to economically disadvantaged children, ages birth to 12.
Bellevue LifeSpring – This grant will be used to support the Breaktime-Mealtime program which provides 80,000 meals to children during school breaks.
Mamma’s Hands – This grant supports three Houses of Hope that house mothers and children in crises from abuse and homelessness and helps them develop individual plans to bring life-altering, positive changes to their lives.
LifeWire – This grant supports the Hotel-Motel Voucher program, which provides short-term stay in hotels and motels for victims of domestic violence, until safe housing can be found.
Backpack Meals – This grant provides weekend meals to Bellevue Schools students who are homeless and would otherwise go hungry.
Friends of Youth – This grant will purchase bed-nights at the Landing, an emergency overnight shelter for homeless young adults ages 18 to 24.
Harrington House – This grant will apply to expenses related to the delivery of case management services to pregnant and new mothers, including parenting skills, job or education placement, and mental and physical health treatment.
Bellevue Boys and Girls Club – This grant supports Project Learn after school and summer camp programs at three low-income housing Clubhouses.
Royal Family Kids Camp – This grant supports summer camp for abused, neglected, and abandoned foster children ages 7 to 11.
Treehouse – This grant supports Little Wishes, which provides in-school and extracurricular activities to foster youth.
Northwest Arts Center – This grant will create the opportunity for children from extremely low-income households to engage in quality art education.
Jubilee Reach – This grant will support direct before and after school care for more than fifty students at Lake Hills Elementary School.
Birthday Dreams – This grant will fulfill parties for homeless youth, specifically through their Birthday-in-a-Box program.
Valley Renewal Center – This grant will provide food, toiletries, clothing, blankets, etc. to homeless families.
Kindering – This grant will provide developmental support, screening, and early intervention therapies to very young children of homeless families.