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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
[Seattle Times] Kraken’s Brandon Tanev and Jared McCann spent 2 seasons with Penguins, Seattle’s Monday opponent
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[Seattle Times] Kraken’s Brandon Tanev and Jared McCann spent 2 seasons with Penguins, Seattle’s Monday opponent

“As part of Indigenous Peoples Night at Climate Pledge Arena, the Kraken had a local artist create specially designed warmup jerseys for the team to wear pregame. Fox Spears, 43, a Seattle-based member of the Karuk tribe from northwestern California, designed the jerseys based off traditional Karuk basketry and patterns…Spears’ designs will also appear on…

December 6, 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
[Seattle Times] Hockey has long been dominated by white men. These players hope to create a more inclusive future for the sport.
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[Seattle Times] Hockey has long been dominated by white men. These players hope to create a more inclusive future for the sport.

“[Leah] Cupps believes making hockey more inclusive in Seattle will be supported by the Kraken, whose financial investments and partnerships, she says, can help bring attention to groups providing inclusive opportunities and help ease the financial cost of hockey…This month, [One Roof Foundation] also launched a partnership with Refugee Women’s Alliance Early Childhood Learning Center…

October 24, 2021