Let’s Get Ready to Build!

by Shanna Lisberg Dust off your hard hats and pick up your paint brushes.  Done-In-A-Day needs your participation in two upcoming events. No construction knowledge required, just your can-do attitude. REBUILDING TOGETHER SEATTLE on April 26 On Saturday, April 26th, the Junior League of Seattle will once again be participating in Rebuilding Together Seattle (formally ChristmasContinue reading “Let’s Get Ready to Build!”

Art For The Soul: Bringing Art To Those In Need

by Raminta Hanzelka Earlier this month, the NW Art League and Community Outreach (LCO) committee had our 2nd annual collaboration with the Life Skills: Teen committee. We held an art docenting and art-making session at Treehouse, sharing the joy of discovering a piece of art for the first time with about a dozen girls in fosterContinue reading “Art For The Soul: Bringing Art To Those In Need”

Impact Day 2014: Northwest Harvest Service Shift Recap

by Shanna Lisberg On Saturday, April 5, seven Junior League of Seattle volunteers gathered at Northwest Harvest’s main warehouse in Kent, Wash. to help sort and re-package bulk food for distribution to food banks throughout the state. Northwest Harvest is a nonprofit food bank distributor that has been fighting hunger since 1967. Northwest Harvest hasContinue reading “Impact Day 2014: Northwest Harvest Service Shift Recap”

League & Community Outreach: Northwest Art’s Spring Kids’ Art Studio

by Liz Nixon It was another rainy Saturday in Seattle, however 15 kids and their parents were having a blast at the Junior League office in Madison Park at the Kids’ Spring Art Studio on March 29, 2014.  The Northwest Art League & Community Outreach committee hosted the event. The kids, ranging in ages fromContinue reading “League & Community Outreach: Northwest Art’s Spring Kids’ Art Studio”

From Place to Place

by Shanna Lisberg The Advocacy Committee hosted a screening of the documentary “From Place to Place” followed by a panel discussion on March 18th. Every year, 30,000 youths age out of foster care, having spent an average of 5 years in the system. “From Place to Place” follows 3 of these teens – Micah, Mandy,Continue reading “From Place to Place”