NEWS

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NWCF Forum SOLD OUT, but Live Streaming Available

Please note that the NWCF Forum, Infant and Early Childhood Trauma: Core Concepts and Tools to Build Resiliency, on February 6, is sold out. We are, however, excited to offer live streaming for the event – click here to register for streaming. If you are still interested in attending in person, we are beginning a wait list; click here to register for the wait list. We are thrilled to welcome to Seattle Chandra Ghosh Ippen, Ph.D., a leading expert in complex childhood trauma

Learn more and register for the event.


Building Hope and Futures at the NWCF Gala, Connect!

Please join us for Connect, the 33rd Annual NWCF Gala & Auction. Enjoy exceptional wine donated by premier Washington state wineries, food from Celebrity Chef John Howie and a thrilling live auction with Auctioneer John Curley. Best of all, your support enables us to invest in critical interventions that improve the lives of vulnerable children and families and create a brighter future for all. The NWCF Gala on Saturday, April 28, at Fremont Studios will be a night to remember!

Learn more about our Gala here.

RSVP today for the Gala.


Every Child Deserves a Childhood

Has your holiday season been merry and bright? Share the joy with a year-end gift to help children leading very difficult lives. Every penny of your gift goes directly to end the intergenerational cycle of child abuse and neglect, and build a brighter future for all children – we maximize the impact of every contribution. The stakes have never been higher for children and families, and your support matters now more than ever.

Make a difference today! DONATE


Today’s Immigration Policy and Childhood Trauma

In the wake of our nation’s changing immigration policies, medical professionals have reported a spike in anxiety and distress in children from immigrant families. With the goal of bringing the community together to learn and improve solutions, NWCF hosted an interactive presentation in May, Immigration Policies and Childhood Adversity, featuring Dr. Michael McNeil, resident physician at Seattle Children’s Hospital, and Jorge Barón, executive director of the Northwest Immigrant Rights Project.

Read more in our fall newsletter


Signed, Sealed, Delivered: $900,700

Thanks to our family of supporters, we were able to distribute $900,700 in grants this year to 65 agencies that share our commitment to end the cycle of child abuse and neglect in our community. It’s one of our highest annual totals to date, and it supports some incredible organizations that heal and protect our most vulnerable children and families.

Meet our 2017 partner agencies here.


Girls’ Night Out at Molbak’s is Sold Out

molbaksgnoOur benefit event at Molbak’s on November 16 is officially sold out! However, we could use a few more volunteers to act as ambassadors that evening, greeting and thanking guests, along with extra hands for catering help. If you are able to volunteer for an hour or more between the hours of 6:30 and 9:30 PM, you get an added perk of receiving a free ticket to this sold-out event. And for those of you already attending, we look forward to a fabulous night of shopping, laughter and fun!

If you are interested in volunteering, please email events@nwcf.org.


Enjoy Girls’ Night Out at Molbak’s to benefit NWCF!

molbaksgnoGather up your girlfriends on Thursday, November 16 and join us for a fabulous night of shopping, laughter and fun at Molbak’s – all to benefit NW Children’s Fund! The store is all yours for this private event. Savor a glass of wine while you browse festive displays, enjoy samples and enter to win fabulous prizes. Best of all, save 10% on everything in the store. Tickets are selling fast for this annual holiday extravaganza, so get yours today! 

Purchase tickets now at Molbaks.com.


Join Us for the NWCF Tea Party!

Please join other friends of NW Children’s Fund for a delightful high-tea affair at Julia Calhoun’s lovely home in the Highlands, complete with petit fours, champagne and vintage hats! Feel free to bring your mothers, friends and daughters to enjoy a fun afternoon and build a brighter future for vulnerable children and fragile families. Tickets are $50 each or $300 for a table of 6. Get yours today!

Click here to learn more.


 

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