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Incredible Timing

Emma was in trouble.  She wanted to become a nurse but was really struggling to pay for her education and living expenses.  “It was overwhelming,” she said. That’s where yo...Read More

You Gave The Gift Of Sight

Aloria was over 40 years old when she decided to go back to school.  “After 20 years as a seamstress I realized I had nothing; no retirement savings, and my husband has had health problems ...Read More

State of College Affordability

Philanthropy Northwest’s latest blog posts summarizes the 4/7 State of College Affordability event WWIN helped organize. We were glad to have been a part of the conversation (and to have Program...Read More

Happy Holidays From WWIN

Happy Holidays! One of the greatest joys of the season is the opportunity to say thank you for the powerful difference you are making in the lives of women and their families – because of you, m...Read More

Giving Tuesday!

What is Giving Tuesday? A day dedicated to giving back. On this day people come together for one common purpose: to partake in the sprite of giving. #Giving Tuesday reminds us all that giving means mu...Read More

New Census Data in Washington State

This report shows how important it is to continue our work to lift women and families out of poverty: After remaining unchanged for two years, new Census data shows that the poverty rate in our state ...Read More

Welcome Lindie!

Lindie Gardner is the new Program Coordinator for Washington Women in Need. She recently moved to the Seattle area from her hometown of Boulder, Colorado, where she received a BA in Ecology and Evolut...Read More
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