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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
Tegria Partners with the Seattle Kraken’s One Roof Foundation to Support South Park Community Health Initiatives
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Tegria Partners with the Seattle Kraken’s One Roof Foundation to Support South Park Community Health Initiatives

Collaboration will combat harmful effects of pollution, lack of healthy activities for youth. By Bob Condor Boosting wellness in Seattle’s challenged South Park neighborhood is the goal of a new partnership between the Seattle Kraken’s One Roof Foundation and Tegria, the healthcare technology and services company founded by Providence. Projects led by residents and supported…

October 14, 2021
Anchor Auctions Aweigh!
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Anchor Auctions Aweigh!

If you’re looking for tickets to the Kraken’s Oct. 23 home opener at Climate Pledge Arena or attending the Oct. 22 grand-opening Coldplay concert in style, you’ve come to the right place–for both fun and a good cause! By Bob Condor The inaugural Kraken Training Camp opened Thursday, signaling an NHL regular-season start that is…

September 24, 2021
Supporting ‘Land and Peoples’
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Supporting ‘Land and Peoples’

One Roof Foundation presents ‘Land and Peoples Acknowledgement’ statement at gathering of Native leaders, announces commissioned art for Kraken Community Iceplex and Climate Pledge Arena By Bob Condor In the same space where Kraken General Manager Ron Francis learned via NHL lottery that Seattle would be picking second overall in this summer’s amateur draft, leaders from Salish…

August 18, 2021
‘One Roof,’ Three Pillars
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‘One Roof,’ Three Pillars

Our foundation will be specific about how to generate social change in a trio of ‘primary impact’ areas: youth homelessness, access and opportunities in youth hockey and environmental justice By Bob Condor There is a perceived power of threes. The newly announced One Roof Foundation embodies the belief. The 501c3 nonprofit organization launched by the…

May 20, 2021
We Want to Give Back
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We Want to Give Back

The team and arena’s ‘One Roof Foundation,’ officially launched, is committed to end youth homelessness, create access and opportunities through hockey to BIPOC youth and elevate voices in communities disproportionately affected by climate change  By Bob Condor The sunlight was strong and bright inside the Kraken’s arena preview center Tuesday evening. So were the smiles on…

May 5, 2021
License to Cheer
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License to Cheer

Calling all Seattle sports fans: Specialty license plates with a first-ever Kraken design are officially on sale Tuesday. Here’s how to buy yours and benefit our One Roof Foundation. By Bob Condor Kraken fans can put themselves into the driver’s seat for following our new NHL team starting Tuesday. Specialty “Seattle Kraken” Washington state license…

May 3, 2021