WWIN In the Media
Women of Color – Building Bridges
Asian Weekly, February 1, 2013
Women’s Group Celebrates 20 Years
Bellevue Reporter, July 13, 2012
KING 5 Television Report
KING 5 News, April 30, 2012
Washington Women In Need Names New Executive Director
Bellevue Reporter, July 23, 2011
Washington Women In Need (WWIN), a non-profit organization that provides financial assistance to low income women in the state of Washington, has named Michelle Nitz-Weiss as its executive director…
Luncheon Raises $370,00 for Washington Women in Need
Bellevue Reporter, May 27, 2011
Washington Women In Need raised more than $370,000 at its annual spring luncheons held in Seattle and Bellevue…
AboutTown: Bellevue Generosity Nets a Million to Two Local Charities
Bellevue Patch, May 17, 2011
Folks around here know how to open their wallets for good causes…
Washington Women In Need Raises More Than $370K to Assist Women in Need of Education, Healthcare
eNews Channels, May 13, 2011
Washington Women In Need (WWIN), a local non-profit organization that provides financial assistance to low income women in Washington, today announced that it raised more than $370,000 at its annual spring luncheons held in Seattle and Bellevue…KING 5 Anchors Emcee Washington Women in Need
KING5.com, June 16, 2010
Washingon Women in Need (WWIN) had more than 750 attendees at their Seattle Breakfast and Bellevue Luncheon Spring Benefits.
KING 5 Weekend Morning Anchor, Meg Coyle emceed the event in Seattle in March. KING 5 Weekday evening anchor, Lori Matsukawa emceed the Bellevue event last May.
WWIN has provided health and education grants to over 4,700 women since its founding in 1992 by Julia Pritt…..
The Seattle Times, September 12, 2009
People began arriving as early as 7:30 this morning for the opening of The Shops at The Bravern, and within an hour, turnout topped 2,000, according to developer Schnitzer West. Officially, the shopping center was to make its debut at 10 a.m., but Schnitzer opened it up from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. for a “VIP celebration and private preview,” promising to donate $20 to charity for every attendee.
Schnitzer will donate equally to three groups: Washington Women in Need, Dress For Success and the Bellevue Schools Foundation……Luncheons raise $450,000 for Washington Women in Need
Bellevue Reporter, May 7, 2009
Washington Women In Need (WWIN) raised $450,000 at its annual spring luncheons held in Seattle and Bellevue. The funding will be used to provide grants for education and health care to low-income women in Washington……Facing the Future: A woman battles back from domestic violence
Bellevue Reporter, February 11, 2009
Lynda Moore knows the statistics.
An estimated 90,750 domestic violence incidents in King County each year.
Last year alone, 5,644 victims served by the Eastside Domestic Violence Program.
A total of 8,820 Crisis Line calls coming in to the agency.
Moore is one of them.Mercer Island 11-year-old aims to save the word, one carnival at a time
Mercer Island Reporter, June 11, 2008
When Erica Clibborn, daughter of Judy and Bruce, recently turned 35, she invited friends to a private showing of Sex in the City at The Big Picture in Seattle. Instead of gifts, she asked them to donate to Washington Women in Need. On June 1, Ericas cast of 88 came dressed in character to cheer for their fav character in the movie. WINN director spoke about women empowering women. Linda Jackman, Terry Moreman, Prudy Bair, Candy Bretschneider and Judy were the only over-40s. (Pssst: Bruce Clibborn snuck into the movie, the only guy attending.) Proud parents applaud these next generation stewards who mustered $4,000 for a good cause and had a blast in doing so…..Women in Need events raise $540,000
Bellevue Reporter, May 3, 2008
Washington Women In Need raised $540,000 at its annual spring luncheons in Bellevue and Seattle that will provide financial assistance to low income women in Washington….Group gives to women who need money — and hope
Seattle PI, April 13, 2008
Jennell Hicks, 45, is warm, vibrant and dynamic — the epitome of a woman who knows where she wants to go in life and how to get there…..Families that shared stories saw luck changeWashington Women In Need of Healthy Living
ParentMap, February 8, 2007Just five years ago, Joy Trapp was 35 and homeless. The mother of four children and a high school dropout, Trapp was in the midst of a divorce and caught in a cycle of abuse that began when she was a child. Today, Trapp is earning a BA in Liberal Arts with plans for a Master’s degree, and she works as a case manager and program director for women who are chemically dependent and need transitional housing…
Seattle PI, February 16, 2006
Clare Cronkleton and Tom Whyte, who were forced to sell their Ballard home last year after mounting medical bills and a job loss sent their family finances into a spiral, have rebounded — if not financially yet, at least in spirit.
“We’re grateful,” Cronkleton said. “I think we’re doing OK.” Today they live modestly in a rental house down the street from the home they used to own and are working with creditors to sort out their debts…….Designing Women
The Seattle Times, May 4, 1995
The show, a benefit for Washington Women in Need, drew 290 people to a downtown Bellevue hotel on a sunny Saturday and was proof that women golfers will no longer be forced to dress like “little men.”