Your Impact

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The Hungriest Time of the Year

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

“You might think feeding a child during a school break is not a big deal…but it’s just enough of an extra expense to impact other areas of life and once again start the spiral downward. It is the cracks which create the gaps which become the tipping point that can […]

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A Place to Call Home

Friday, May 25, 2018

A Growing Need “For us in Bellevue, students experiencing homelessness is a growing population. Last year, we ended the school year with 257 students who were homeless and this year we’re on track to hit about 300. We’ve seen that number increase by about 20% every year over the last […]

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Next Stop…College!

Monday, April 30, 2018

One year ago, high school senior Fatma walked into a room where seven individuals were waiting to interview her. “I was so excited and really nervous…but as the interview process kept going, I could feel that they were really connecting and resonating with me and that made me a lot […]

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The Power of Choice

Friday, April 27, 2018

“This shift [to vouchers] gives our families choices…and choice is empowering.” – Dr. Ivan Duran, Superintendent of the Bellevue School District Last month, a record number of students requested support through Bellevue LifeSpring’s Breaktime-Mealtime program. Your investment in this program provided 1,836 students with vital nutrition during spring break. Without […]

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Parenting the Second Time Around

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Doug and Karen are good grandparents. They spend time with their grandkids, make sure they have access to the resources they need and ensure that they do well in school. They’re also not your typical grandparents. Instead of spoiling the grandkids and then returning them to their parents, they’ve got […]

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