More Windermere Kids at the Y Greetings from the Windermere Foundation, In 2006, the Windermere Foundation and the YMCA formed a partnership which would provide much needed financial assistance for children wishing to participate in the YMCA’s after-school and summer programs. Since then the Windermere Foundation has donated nearly $700,000 to this important cause. In addition to the financial support, hundreds […]
More The Popularity of Volunteerism Greetings from the Windermere  Foundation, I just read an interesting article about volunteerism in America.  Happily, volunteerism has increased despite economic hardships. Click here to read the article:  The Chronicle of Philanthropy Best, Christine Wood
More Lake Forest Park Office Lends a Hand(s) on Community Service Day Greetings from the Windermere Foundation, Kris Barrows of the Windermere Lake Forest Park office in Seattle submitted this about their Community Service Day project at Ballinger Homes. “Ballinger Homes is an integral part of our community. It is a King County sponsored housing project that includes people from all over the world who have come to […]
More NBC News Clip Greetings from the Windermere Foundation, I’ve attached a link to a story that aired on NBC national news last night. It’s a great story of how families are getting much needed help during these difficult times. For me, the sweetest part of the story is the little boy’s show of emotion over the fact that […]
More Guardian Angels Greetings from the Windermere Foundation, This week I’ve included a sweet letter from a family who was referred to the Windermere Foundation by a social worker from Children’s Hospital. THIS is what it’s ALL about! Dear Windermere Foundation, We want to send you our biggest THANK YOU for your very generous gift you have given […]
More Windermere Agents Participate in National Reading Day Greetings from the Windermere Foundation, Every March 1st or 2nd for the past 12 years nearly 45 million children and adults participate in the the national Read Across America program. The purpose of the program is to help motivate children to read in addition to learning basic reading skills. The program’s date is in honor […]
More Day One Greetings from the Windermere Foundation, Last week I received a call from a mother who was looking for help with her rent. She explained to me that if she lost her apartment she would be homeless and would never be able to afford the move-in expenses IF and when she found another apartment. As you […]
More Food for Thought – 2008 Top Donor Greetings from the Windermere Foundation, The Windermere Foundation raised $1.5 million in 2008! Although donations were down, the over-and-above donations exceeded the transaction fee revenue for the 9th consecutive year! Approving the many requests that the Foundation receives gets tougher as donations decrease and the heartbreaking and deserving requests for help continue to grow. For […]
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