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Amplifying Hope and Progress
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Amplifying Hope and Progress

Ending youth homelessness is a shared goal of One Roof Foundation and Raikes Foundation. Working together will create stronger awareness and connection of providers — By Bob Condor Where there is hope, there’s a way to end youth homelessness. As it turns out, a network of organizations in Washington state are providing just such hope –…

July 19, 2022
[Fansided] SPORTS TEAMS HAVE TO HELP FIX THE CLIMATE CRISIS
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[Fansided] SPORTS TEAMS HAVE TO HELP FIX THE CLIMATE CRISIS

“Professional sports teams can be active leaders in addressing the climate crisis. At present, few teams in the U.S. and abroad are actively shifting their practices… The efforts of the Seattle Kraken alone are expected to save their home city 50,000 gallons of water a year. These teams do more than just play in a…

July 7, 2022
From Start to Strong Finish
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From Start to Strong Finish

Three classes from Refugee Women’s Alliance began learning to skate at Kraken Community Iceplex in October. This week, the 3- to 5-year-old skaters graduated and celebrated — by Bob Condor The cheerful din at the NHL team’s practice rink at Kraken Community Iceplex started long before gaggles of pre-kindergarten children, ages 3 to 5, skated and…

July 5, 2022
[NHL.com] Black Girl Hockey Club Awards $29,000 in Scholarships
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[NHL.com] Black Girl Hockey Club Awards $29,000 in Scholarships

“The Black Girl Hockey Club has awarded $29,000 in summer scholarships to nine players as part of its ongoing effort to make the sport more accessible to women of color…The proceeds for the awards come from the BGHC Scholarship Fund, which includes an $11,000 donation from the One Roof Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the…

June 3, 2022
Heroes Ahead Next Season
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Heroes Ahead Next Season

Kraken Unity Fund Together with Starbucks to celebrate local community heroes. Ownership group led by Bonderman family donating $32,000 each home game — by Bob Condor On opening night of the Kraken’s inaugural season, the franchise lifted a “32” banner to the brand-new Climate Pledge Arena rafters in honor of the 32,000 ticket depositor-fans who over…

May 24, 2022
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