School’s Out, but Neighborhood House is IN!

June 3, 2024

Access to good food and supportive relationships shouldn’t end when school is out. In King County, 100,000 low-income students have access to free meals during the school year, but less than 1 in 5 access free meals served during the summer. Neighborhood House’s Seola Gardens location in White Center, and our Burndale and Firwood Circle …

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What Matters Most

April 25, 2024

A couple of months ago, Neighborhood House supporter, Ami Nguyen, invited me and several friends to dim sum to introduce us to Susan Lieu, author of The Manicurist’s Daughter. The event was a fundraiser to provide copies of Susan’s book to young adults who could identify with her story. Susan shared with us why she …

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Young voices are our future

December 16, 2022

Congratulations to our youth program in Auburn for winning a $30,000 grant for an improved community playground! Young people participating in Neighborhood House’s afterschool programs brainstormed the project, helped draft a proposal, collected signatures, and went on to receive the most votes in the city against other submissions. Speaking to a 6th grader about the …

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Summer 2022 community health and engagement

June 10, 2022

Save the date for our health fairs! Neighborhood House will be in community with our neighbors this summer, providing resources and care in many locations throughout South King County. In partnership with Public Health Seattle & King County, we will be offering COVID and other vaccines for ages 6 months and older at all of these events, …

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Connection in the time of COVID

February 4, 2021

This piece was originally included in the Winter 2021 Community Partner Connection newsletter of the Department of Social and Health Services. With many programs going remote in 2020, Neighborhood House was concerned about keeping our elders plugged into their social circles and services. Most of these clients have limited financial resources and speak a first …

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