Community Spotlight

Non-profit organizations have the opportunity to showcase their mission, raise awareness and share work in the community through the Community Spotlight program. If you are interested in learning more about how a local organization you are involved with can be part of the Storm Community Spotlight program, call 206-217-WNBA (9622) Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

NAMI Seattle

NAMI Seattle is the only organization in the Seattle area working specifically to fill the gaps in our local mental health system through peer-led education, referrals, and support. Originally established as “Washington Advocates for the Mentally Ill” in 1978, we worked with other concerned groups across the country to launch a national advocacy and support organization: The National Alliance on Mental Illness, or NAMI. Today, NAMI is the largest grassroots mental health organization in the nation.

Our peer-led presentations, classes and support groups bridge the gap when medical models fail to meet our needs. We have over 40 years of experience elevating stories of lived experience and shining a spotlight on the unique needs of people and families navigating their own mental health journey.

100 Leading Ladies of Color

100LLC is a catalyst and coordinator in honoring and cultivating a regional network of at least 100 powerful, leading women of color and influence. 100LLC works to encourage every sector to unite together and combine resources to collectively invest in the honorees of 100LLC and their work.

The women and females of 100LLC represent diverse platforms and industries, have a documented influence of at least 1 million supporters, collectively, and are usually the silent weapons and Unsung-SHEroes behind-the-scenes of our most respected and influential projects.

Dawson Place

Dawson Place Child Advocacy Center is a single location that provides ALL the core services needed by child victims of physical or sexual abuse so that families only have to go to one place to receive everything they need to be safe, to seek justice, and to heal.
Dawson Place provides comfort for children caught up in a chaotic situation by welcoming them into a child friendly setting that promotes healing. Children and families benefit from having a single point of contact with many agencies in one place. Intervention and treatment in child abuse cases is strengthened as a result of having many disciplines working together toward the common goal of protecting and healing children.

The Everett Clinic

Founded in 1924, The Everett Clinic is a nationally-recognized physician group known for providing high-quality healthcare services while lowering the overall cost of care. The Everett Clinic operates 30 care sites throughout Snohomish and King Counties caring for more than 330,000 patients and employing about 2,400 teammates, including almost 600 specialty and primary care providers.

Girls on the Run – Snohomish County

At Girls on the Run we inspire girls to recognize their inner strength and celebrate what makes them one of a kind. Trained coaches lead small teams through our research-based curricula which includes dynamic discussions, activities and running games. Over the course of the ten-week program, girls in 3rd-8th grade develop essential skills to help them navigate their worlds and establish a lifetime appreciation for health and fitness. The program culminates with girls positively impacting their communities through a service project and being physically and emotionally prepared to complete a celebratory 5K event.

Girls on the Run – Puget Sound

At Girls on the Run we inspire girls to recognize their inner strength and celebrate what makes them one of a kind. Trained coaches lead small teams through our research-based curricula which includes dynamic discussions, activities and running games. Over the course of the ten-week program, girls in 3rd-8th grade develop essential skills to help them navigate their worlds and establish a lifetime appreciation for health and fitness. The program culminates with girls positively impacting their communities through a service project and being physically and emotionally prepared to complete a celebratory 5K event.

Transportation Choices

Founded in 1993, Transportation Choices Coalition is a policy and advocacy nonprofit dedicated to making transportation accessible to all in Washington State. We pass policies that support more transit, bike, and pedestrian improvements at the state, regional, and local levels.
We are leading the way to build a transportation system that connects people to jobs, education, housing, health care, communities, and each other. We bring together a variety of partners from across the state to work toward a common goal — more transportation choices that get you where you need to go.
We are making Washington State a national leader on transportation

Equal Rights Washington

Equal Rights Washington (ERW) is Washington's statewide lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) advocacy and community outreach organization. ERW's mission is to ensure and promote dignity, safety, and equality for all lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer Washingtonians

Jubilee REACH

Bellevue's needs are evolving rapidly, and Jubilee REACH continues to meet them by focusing on our core values: Relationship, Education, Assistance, Community, Hospitality (R.E.A.C.H)
Jubilee REACH engaged 2,600+ students during the 2016-17 school year in over 20 before, during, and after-school sports and clubs. We are now serving 14 schools within Bellevue School District and launching college and career readiness support at Sammamish High School.

Basketball Education in Action

“Like boys, girls are on the constant lookout for someone like ourselves, some mature, successful versions of who we want to be.”
Basketball Education in Action educates and empowers aspiring girl athletes by connecting them with women who have been there, done it, and loved it.

Nothing But Nets is a global grassroots campaign to raise awareness, funds, and voices to fight malaria. In 2006, sports columnist Rick Reilly wrote a column in Sports Illustrated challenging each of his readers to donate at least $10 to send insecticide-treated bed nets to protect families from malaria-carrying mosquitoes.
Since then, with the help of our partners and supporters, we have raised over $70 million to help deliver 13 million bed nets to families in need, along with other crucial malaria interventions like diagnostics, treatment, and training of healthcare workers.

Seattle Derby Brats

Roller Derby is here to stay

Seattle Derby Brats has experienced exponential growth since its inception, and continues to grow as more girls discover the thrill of roller derby. And when girls join our SDB family, their parents usually “join” as well through participation in numerous social events and volunteer opportunities. Whether a derby expert or new to the sport, parent volunteers are the life blood of our organization, serving as coaches, referees, team parents and on our active Board of Directors. SDB maintains financial stability with revenue derived from a variety of sources, including membership fees, merchandise sales, bout admission, and fundraising. Our fundraising efforts include: corporate sponsorship; skater-driven events, such as skate-a-thons and bake sales; and raffles, which are held at Rat City Rollergirls’ home bouts.

Alzheimer’s Association, Washington State Chapter

The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer's care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's. The Washington State Chapter serves Washington State and northern Idaho.

Northwest LECET

The mission of the Northwest Laborers’-Employers Cooperation and Education Team (NW LECET) is to build strong relationships between our Signatory Contractors, Local Unions and District Councils by developing and implementing programs and strategies which will create work opportunities for our members and employers, increase market share and provide resources that will increase labor-management engagement.

Child Care Resources

Child Care Resources improves all children’s access to high quality early learning experiences by engaging with families, caregivers, and communities. Embedded in Child Care Resources’ daily work is identifying and addressing racism so that all children thrive in their early learning environments. CCR’s vision is that every child has a great start in school and in life.

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