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Air Fair
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Air Fair

Marking Earth Month, One Roof Foundation and partners launch environmental justice initiatives to address pollution in South Park and Duwamish Valley — by Bob Condor The quest for a sustainable planet is a worldwide issue but the impact is undeniably local. We all want fresh air and clean water. For Seattle’s South Park neighborhood, it’s…

April 11, 2022
Leading with ‘Pride’ and Purpose
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Leading with ‘Pride’ and Purpose

YouthCare’s Ravenna House and ‘Independence, Security, Initiative, Success’ program serves LGBTQ+ homeless youth via teamwork and leaders intent on changing lives — By Bob Condor Any fan who studies a hockey game, looking beyond the score, will quickly surmise basic tenets required for team success. You notice multiple shifts of players skating on and off…

April 8, 2022
Punctuate with a Skate
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Punctuate with a Skate

Fourth-graders from Highline School District descend on Kraken home rink at Climate Pledge Arena to put exclamation point on LET’S Play program staged by Symetra, Storm and Kraken — By Bob Condor A few hours before the Kraken were rallying to score three goals and push Thursday night’s game at Ottawa into overtime, Climate Pledge…

March 11, 2022
Proven Leadership
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Proven Leadership

U.S. District Court Judge Richard A. Jones has been giving back to the community since his early days of law school, now adding his guidance to the One Roof Foundation — By Bob Condor In the late 1960s, the Honorable Richard A. Jones didn’t name a specific career or job when asked to state his…

February 16, 2022
Hockey, Hoops and Life Skills
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Hockey, Hoops and Life Skills

Innovative ‘LET’s Play by Symetra’ program, supported by Kraken and Storm, teaches skills in sports, leadership, equity and teamwork to students in Highline school district — By Bob Condor Last Wednesday, 75 fourth-grade students in the Highline school district scored a hat trick of the best sort when the “LET’S Play by Symetra” program launched…

February 7, 2022
The First-Ever Seattle Kraken Super Skills Showcase
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The First-Ever Seattle Kraken Super Skills Showcase

When: Saturday, February 12 at 3pm – 4:30pm Where: Climate Pledge Arena Cost: $10 per person (net proceeds to benefit One Roof Foundation) Tickets on sale Monday, January 31 at 10am PT We believe hockey is for everyone and are excited to share the talents of our team outside of nightly matchups. This will be…

January 31, 2022
Letter from the Executive Director
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Letter from the Executive Director

As we enter the second holiday season post COVID we are reminded that while some things will never be the same, certain things will forever endure;  namely the power of kindness, grace, and compassion, the importance of family and friends, and the resilience of the human spirit.  One Roof Foundation is guided by the beliefs…

December 9, 2021
Winning on Wednesdays
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Winning on Wednesdays

Every week during the Kraken season, 60 children of refugee and immigrant families are learning how to skate-and so much more in a program intended to break down barriers. By Bob Condor Every Wednesday morning at the Kraken Community Iceplex, there is nothing short of undeniable transformation taking place on an ice rink.   This is…

December 7, 2021
Meet One Roof Foundation’s Board of Directors
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Meet One Roof Foundation’s Board of Directors

On September 23, 2021 One Roof Foundation welcomed it’s eight inaugural Board members to the Kraken Community Iceplex for their first meeting.  One Roof Foundation’s Board will provide fiscal and legal oversight, strategic guidance, and serve as ambassadors of the Foundation. Each member was recruited to the Board to achieve an optimal combination of subject…

November 23, 2021
Environmental Justice to the Third Power
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Environmental Justice to the Third Power

One Roof Foundation, Climate Pledge Arena, and Amazon collaborate to provide grants to local nonprofits devoted to improved air quality, cleaner water, green spaces and much needed jobs in local underrepresented communities. By Bob Condor When Cesar Garcia first heard the term “environmental justice,” he didn’t know the definition. But he quickly realized he knew…

October 28, 2021