Every child deserves to be safe, healthy and loved, which is why NW Children’s Fund dedicates itself 100% to ending the complicated cycle of child abuse and neglect—and ensures that 100% of individual donations go directly to programs doing just that. By finding and funding a network of the most effective and innovative organizations in Western Washington, we’re changing the lives of our community’s most fragile and vulnerable. Join us. Together, we are making hope work.


The mission of NW Children's Fund is to end the cycle of child abuse and neglect by investing in programs for at-risk children and their families, and inspiring informed philanthropy devoted to improving child welfare. We know that breaking this complicated cycle requires a multi-point strategy. Not only must we intervene when abuse or neglect has already occurred and help the fragile victims heal, we also must work to keep it from happening at all. That’s why NW Children’s Fund impacts several critical points in the complex cycle of abuse and neglect. By supporting therapeutic foster care, youth mentoring, family stability and so much more, we’re providing the support systems children need to be in a safe, nurturing environment, and working with families to alleviate the stresses and deficiencies that can lead to abuse and neglect.  

Our grants go to agencies that are dedicated to:


by providing counseling and treatment for our youngest victims of abuse and neglect.


by teaching them how to make good decisions and fulfill their potential through mentoring, tutoring, and other opportunities.


by reaching out to those coping with homelessness, mental illness, substance abuse, and domestic violence—some of the strongest risk factors for child abuse and neglect.

You can make a lasting difference in the life of a vulnerable child, donate today:


Get Your Early Bird Tickets Today!

Early-Bird Tickets Are On Sale for Our 2015 Gala & Auction!

Believe in a future full of hope for our community’s most vulnerable children.

Please join us for an inspiring evening, celebrating three decades of making hope work and looking ahead to the next 30 years and beyond!

Early-bird tickets are $175 per person. To get yours, CLICK HERE.
Early-bird pricing is only available now through April 24. Then prices go up to $225. Don’t wait. Order yours today!

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Thanks to all the local restaurants and services who donated a portion of their revenue to NW Children’s Fund, in honor of our 30th anniversary and the World Day for Prevention of Child Abuse.  Together, we will make holiday time a little better this year by taking a step toward ending the cycle of abuse and neglect.

Click here for a list of participating merchants!