A few weeks ago, I gathered with our Latinx Centro Rendu program staff for a retreat.  It was a morning of reflection, unpacking, off-loading, and of renewal. Throughout the day, I listened to the stories of individuals and families impacted by COVID-19. The stories told were filled with pain. Stories not just about the neighbors…

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City of Seattle to Offer Financial Aid for Immigrants Shut Out of Federal COVID-19 Financial Assistance! On Thursday, October 15, 2020, the City of Seattle will launch the $7.94 million Seattle COVID-19 Disaster Relief Fund for Immigrants, its newest program to help vulnerable residents who have been both financially impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and…

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It has been brought to our attention that someone in the Georgetown Foodbank Warehouse complex has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus last week. In an effort to prevent further spread of the virus and protect the health and wellbeing of our employees, we have closed the Foodbank and donations at Georgetown from Monday, Sept.…

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Food lifeline won’t be sending us our usual food drop off next week (July 20 thru July 24). Generally, we receive 20,000 pounds from them every week. So we are working with just the supplies we have on hand. We should be fine until Thursday and Friday of next week. We really need drinks, canned…

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Burien, Kenmore & Renton Re-Opening Tuesday, June 16, 2020! We are excited to let everyone know we are re-opening our Burien, Kenmore and Renton thrift stores on Tuesday, June 16, 2020! We are not opening our Seattle store (Aurora Avenue) or our Kent store at this time. Shopping Hours Burien, Kenmore, and Renton are Mon.…

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 The Census Bureau says the coronavirus pandemic has slowed down the key dates for the collection and publication of its data and reports, but the Census is moving forward. The bureau said it would extend the deadline for collecting census data, now Aug. 15, to Oct. 31, 2020. It will be opening field offices sometime…

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