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See the latest news from NW Children’s Fund, along with
archived newsletters and annual reports.

Ready, Set, Swing! Join Us at the NWCF Golf Classic

Pgolferlease join us as we tee off another year of making hope work at the 2017 NW Children’s Fund Golf Classic on Friday, September 15 at The Golf Club at Redmond Ridge. This great day on the links includes cool drinks, fun prizes, raffle drawings and our post-event happy hour and awards presentation. Best of all, we’ll be raising much-needed funds to help our community’s most fragile children and families.

Sponsorship opportunities now available! 
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Join Us on May 22 for “Immigration Policy & Childhood Adversity”

immigrationNW Children’s Fund is privileged to offer a free educational outreach event on Monday, May 22, at the downtown Seattle offices of Foster Pepper. Jorge Baron, Executive Director of Northwest Immigrants’ Rights Project and Mike McNeil, pediatrician and resident physician at Seattle Children’s Hospital and UW Medicine, are teaming up to discuss the direct impact of the immigration climate on children and families in our community. Space is limited and RSVPs are required.

To learn more click here.


Go BIG for local kids!

heroboy1Be a hero for local kids – GiveBIG today! Your gift to NWCF will help build a brighter future for our community’s most vulnerable children and families. With your donations, we will make researched, strategic investments that address the issues of child abuse and neglect head on, securing powerful outcomes and healthy futures for at-risk children, and our community as a whole. Thank you!

Click here to GiveBIG for local kids


You are our SPARK – Thank You!

mspark3At Spark!, NW Children’s Fund’s Gala on April 29, 500 guests came together to light the way to a brighter future for vulnerable children, fragile families and, indeed, for our whole community. Our speakers ignited a wave of generosity in the room – and our guests were heroic in their investments in ending the cycle of child abuse and neglect, and building resilient children and families. Sparks were flying that evening!

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Preview Our Gala Auction Catalog!

sparkstdimageIf you’re attending the NWCF Gala on Saturday, April 29, or if you have someone who can bid by proxy for you, take a sneak peek at our online auction catalog! There are some amazing, one-of-a-kind items just waiting for your bids – an ultimate Tesla experience, a Vashon farm-to-table overnight adventure, and the be-your-own-brewer experience at Beardslee Public House, to name a few. Visit the catalog, and BE THE SPARK!

Check out the online catalog here.


The Amazing Adolescent Brain: Challenges, Opportunities and Promising Interventions

brain2The adolescent brain is markedly different from that of a child or an adult. At the NWCF Forum, Dr. Linda Chamberlain shared insights into the unique characteristics of the adolescent brain. Profound changes in the brain impact teens’ emotions, decision-making and behavior. This period of plasticity offers a “second window of opportunity,” Dr. Chamberlain explained, for learning and shaping behavior. Utilizing strategies informed by brain science, parents and other adults who work with teens can help them build resilience and achieve other positive outcomes.

Read more in our spring newsletter.


Early-Purcase Pricing for the NWCF Gala Ends Wednesday!

sparkstdimageSpecial pricing for NWCF’s Gala – Spark! – has been extended through April 5! Visit nwcf.maestroweb.com to purchase your tickets at the special price of $175 (after Wednesday, the regular price of $225 will apply). Please join us on Saturday, April 29, at Fremont Studios for this festive celebration to support critical interventions for children and families that create a brighter future for all … Be the Spark!

RSVP today for the Gala.


Be the Spark at the NWCF Gala!

sparkstdimagePlease join us at Spark!, the 32nd annual NWCF Gala & Auction. Enjoy exceptional wine donated by premier Washington state wineries, food from celebrity chef John Howie and scintillating silent and live auctions 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. Join us on Saturday, April 29, at Fremont Studios for a night to remember!

Learn more about our Gala here.

RSVP today for the Gala.


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FALL 2011 NEWSLETTER / ANNUAL REPORT
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FALL 2010 NEWSLETTER / ANNUAL REPORT
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FALL 2009 NEWSLETTER / ANNUAL REPORT
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FALL 2007 NEWSLETTER / ANNUAL REPORT