Community Events & Announcements

YWCA – Hope and Power for Your Personal Finances

The YWCA is offering classes this winter in Renton. These are FREE, non-traditional, trauma-informed, holistic financial education classes for women who have experienced an abusive or controlling relationship. To learn more or to register, contact Nati at 206-336-6978 or nsalazar@ywcaworks.rog.

The YWCA offers childcare on-site, dinner, and transportation assistance (gas cards or bus tickets). Incentives up to $75 are also offered to everyone who successfully completes the classes!  Plus, they work with the BankOn Seattle-King County program and graduates may be eligible to receive an additional $100 from select participating banks if they open an account upon graduation.

Dates:  Friday,  January 24th through March 27th  
Time:  5:30 – 8:30 P.M.

This comprehensive class and covers everything that is typically in a financial education class and other topics that are critically important for DV survivors.

Habitat for Humanity

Neighborhood Revitalization Program

Seattle-King County Habitat for Humanity Critical Home Repair program provides major repairs at a discounted rate to keep homeowners safe and warm, and from being displaced from their homes.  Start the application process by submitting the intake form at Habitatskc.org/services.

Learn more about repair services offered and qualification by downloading a flyer here>

Home Repair Program
Habitat for Humanity is now offering home repairs for Veteran homeowners with low and moderate-income.  To learn more and to determine eligibility download a flyer here>

Free Sunday Dinner

Blessed Sacrament Church is hosting their weekly Sunday dinner. Meals are served with green salad, fruit salad, dessert, bread, coffee, milk, and juice.

Date:  Every Sunday, Noon – 2:00  pm
Location: Blessed Sacrament Church (5050 8th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98115, Parish Hall)

Blessed Sacrament Church is accessible through Metro bus routes 26, 70, & 67.

AARP Foundation MySavingsJar

Pay Yourself. Gain Financial Peace of Mind.

AARP Foundation MySavingsJar™ is an online resource that helps move from financial stress to financial freedom.  It gets you in the right frame of mind to save so you can spend on what you want when you want.

AARP Foundation MySavingsJar™ is a self-help tool that provides you with practical know-how and community support to build financial confidence over time.  It helps you build short-term savings and put you on a path toward achieving the financial future you want.

Go to www.mysavingsjar.org and register for free on any personal device, including a smartphone, tablet or laptop computer.  As part of the registration, you will be guided through a friendly process and receive a personalized ‘dashboard,’ where you can complete fun community challenges, set goals and take advantage of numerous resources, in your community.  Read more here>