[Seattle Times] Kraken and their foundation make team facility’s first year a success

“For Monroe Griffin, who turns 5 next week, the second-most memorable part of trips to the Kraken Community Iceplex this past year was getting though her weekly skating lessons without falling. But she’ll remember most that the Iceplex was where she met her “best friend from forever” Ruby, who recently immigrated with her family from China.

Ruby, Monroe and dozens of children ages 3 to 5 took part in an introductory skating partnership between the Kraken’s One Roof Foundation philanthropic arm and Refugee Women’s Alliance (ReWa), a nonprofit providing free and low-cost bilingual and bicultural child care and preschool for young children from refugee, immigrant and lower-income families…” — Read more here.