If you are looking for experience working with great volunteers, planning menus, and non-profit meal service, this is an excellent position for you. This is a part-time position that has the potential to grow from 0.6 FTE to 0.8 FTE depending on skills and abilities.
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This from the Your Voice, Your Choice: Parks & Streets<http://www.seattle.gov/neighborhoods/programs-and-services/your-voice-your-choice> (YVYC) team. “Thank you so much for participating in YVYC 2017. Now’s your chance to have a voice in determining which projects move forward through the 2018 process!
Starting this Friday, February 23rd, through Wednesday, March 28th, we will have 31<http://www.seattle.gov/neighborhoods/programs-and-services/your-voice-your-choice/get-involved/project-development> Project Development meetings across the city and we need your participation! In Project Development, community members take all the ideas submitted during the Idea Collection phase and evaluate them to prioritize 8-10 ideas per Council District. These 2-hour meetings are open to anyone to participate.
We had over 1,000 ideas submitted this year during Idea Collection and we need your help in deciding which ideas should make it to the ballot in June.
1) Find<http://www.seattle.gov/neighborhoods/programs-and-services/your-voice-your-choice/get-involved/project-development> a meeting in your area.
2) Bring yourself, your friends, neighbors, classmates, coworkers and acquaintances…this meeting is open for everyone!
3) Meet folks in your area and talk about park and street improvements!
This year, a total of $3 million has been allocated in the 2018 budget and residents can participate in the district where they live, work, go to school, receive services, or volunteer!
Meetings in our area:
Wednesday, February 28 – 1 – 3pm Lake City Community Center – 12531 28th Ave NE
Saturday, March 3 – 11am – 1pm – Little Brook Meeting, Jackson Park Tutoring Center – 14374 30th NE
Wednesday, March 14 – 3 – 5pm – North Seattle College, ESD/WorkSource Building, Room 142 – 9600 College Way N
Wednesday, March 14 – 6 – 8pm – Meadowbrook Community Center – 10517 35th Ave NE
Thursday, March 15 – 5:30 – 7:30pm – Broadview Branch Library – 12755 Greenwood Ave N
Good News to Share
LCFF is excited to continue to expand our ability to better serve our local businesses and build Community in Lake City. On February 12th Mayor Durkan announced the recipients of the 2018 Only in Seattle grant initiative. Lake City future first was one of several neighborhoods that received funding from this program through the Office of Economic Development. The grant will help to continue to support local small businesses, convene community and help to establish opportunities throughout the Lake City Community. For additional information on the grant and allocations please visit: Only In Seattle. Within the grant is $5,000 to help support outreach within our immigrant and refugee populations to build capacity to help ensure that the voices of our diverse Lake City are at the table.
- LCFF received $15,000 dollars from the City and private foundations to continue and expand the work of our Lake City youth and local artists mural projects.
- LCFF was able to secure office space on the LCW corridor just north of Elliott Bay Brewery to increase our presence and make information more available – Look for us to open sometime in March of 2018.
- LCFF also received funding from the “Put Arts in the Park” program to once again provide entertainment in our 125th Street Mini Park as well as Albert Davis Park this spring and summer. This program is funded through the Office of Arts and Culture and the Department of Parks and Recreation.
LCFF is excited to be able to continue and improve our service within the community and are very proud of the investments being made in our work. There is much more on the horizon and we hope to share more good news soon. Thank you to all our partners and supporters and all those that live, work and recreate in Lake City.
Empty Bowls Event and the Impact of Sam’s Club Closure
Join North Helpline for their ninth annual Empty Bowls Silent Auction Fundraiser on Sunday February 25th, from 1:00-4:00pm, at St Matthew’s Parish (1240 NE 127th St, Seattle, WA 98125).
Tickets are available: Purchase Tickets Here
“North Helpline is proud to host its 9th annual Empty Bowls silent auction fundraiser. All profits raised from the event support the efforts of our Emergency Services and Food Bank to make sure our neighbors have food on the table and a roof overhead.
Select a hand crafted bowl created by local students and artisans. Enjoy live music while savoring a meal of soup, salad, bread, and dessert from local restaurants. Purchase a unique gift for a friend or loved one in our silent auction. All this while helping keep our neighbors in need housed and fed.
It may come as a surprise to some to learn that the impact of the closing of Sam’s Club will have a significant effect on North Helpline and our neighbors in need.
North Helpline Director, Kelly Brown, indicated that the loss of food source and funding from Sam’s Club is the biggest single setback they could have encountered.
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