4-H –

4-H is the youth development program of Washington State University Extension. 4-H is the largest youth development organization in the nation! The United States has more than five million members and 600,000 leaders. Around the world, 4-H-type clubs exist in at least 82 countries!

For more info on the WSU 4-H program, please visit http://extension.wsu.edu/king/4-h/

Bright Horizons
Bright Horizons –

Bright Horizons Foundation for Children is a nonprofit organization focused on brightening the lives of children, youth, and families in crisis. The Bright Horizons Foundation for Children was founded in 1999 to fulfill the mission of Bright Horizons Family Solutions to “make a difference in the lives of children and families in the communities where we live and work.” We harness the expertise and passion of Bright Horizons employees and partner with organizations across the U.S. and the U.K. to create and sustain trauma-informed Bright Spaces for children and youth in nonprofit and community agencies where they can build caring relationships, heal from trauma through play, and experience the joy of childhood.

For more information, please visit https://www.brightspaces.org/.

Emergency Feeding Program
Emergency Feeding Program –

The Emergency Feeding Program exists to serve a basic need—hunger. Our job is to make sure that no one in King County has to go hungry for even one night.EFP provides an emergency response to hunger that helps people get through the night. We pack 15 varieties of nutritionally balanced, culturally appropriate non-perishable food packs that we make available to people in our community who are experiencing hunger. We work with over 180 distribution partners—including schools, public health clinics and churches—to meet our clients wherever they are and to guide them to the long-term resources they need to get back on their feet. We do not turn anyone away.Our mission is to provide an emergency response to the nutritional needs of people in crisis hunger situations throughout King County. We are dedicated to alleviating hunger while providing individuals with resource counselling to help move them towards greater independence. For more info, please visit www.emergencyfeeding.org.

Kids Co.
Kids Co. – Where Kids Grow

Kids Co. is a local childcare nonprofit that provides early learning and school-age child care located onsite at public schools in Seattle and on Mercer Island. We offer high quality programs for children ages 2 1/2 to 12 years old, tuition support for families in need, and innovative and supportive workplaces for staff. Our mission is to provide and advocate for quality childcare that enriches and nurtures all children, supporting their success in school and in life. To learn more about us, please visit: http://www.kidscompany.org/

WAVE - Women Against Violence Everywhere
The WAVE Foundation – We are against violence everywhere, because it can happen to anyone.
Awareness / Community / Empowerment

What started as a group of women who felt compelled to take action against domestic violence, has grown into The WAVE Foundation. Our mission is built on the idea that raising awareness, creating community and empowering individuals are critical mechanisms for bringing positive change to the culture surrounding domestic violence and sexual assault.

You can find us empowering people to take action on behalf of themselves and others at the events Cycle the WAVE and Walk a Mile in Her Shoes and our education prevention program for young people, Discover Your Power. In the last 12 months through Discover Your Power, we have taught over 3,000 individuals of all genders how to trust their intuition, help a friend, be an active bystander and how to feel confident, recognize healthy and unhealthy relationship behaviors and a few essential self-defense moves. We harness the power of community by awarding grants to organizations that give hope to those experiencing abuse or at risk of abuse in Washington State.

For more information visit our website www.thewavefoundation.org

If you are interested in learning more about how a local organization you are involved with can be part of the Storm Community Spotlight program, call 206-217-WNBA (9622) Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.