Monthly Archives: October 2009

2009 Greenwood CoolMom & FamilyWorks Holiday Toy Swap‘n’Sale

Looking for some cool (inexpensive) toys for your kids? This November, FamilyWorks will collaborate with in a first annual Swap n’ Shop Toy Sale.

The sale itself will be Saturday, November 14 – 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at Woodland Park United Methodist Church, 302 North 78th St., Seattle, 98103. Please support us by donating your gently-used toys!

FamilyWorks & Holiday Toy Swap‘n’Sale

Your toys will go to loving homes while raising money for CoolMom and FamilyWorks. FamilyWorks is a food bank and family resource center that nourishes and strengthens individuals and families by connecting people with support and resources. FamilyWorks offers gently used donated toys, books, infant clothing, and kids clothing to families.

Come to our first annual Swap n’ Shop Toy Sale and show us your support!

Thank you!


Leave a comment

Filed under FamilyWorks' Community, Fundraisers, Uncategorized

Volunteers for Food Drives Needed

Help us keep our food bank stocked with nutritious food!  FamilyWorks is looking for volunteers to help with food drives at two local grocery stores.   Duties include handing out flyers and placinVolunteers collecting food at QFCg donated food into bins.  The following dates and times are available.  We ask that volunteers commit to 1-2 hour shifts.


Wallingford QFC (Adults only due to construction):

Saturday Nov. 7th 10am – 3pm

Saturday Nov 21st – 10am – 3pm


Roosevelt Safeway (families & youth volunteers welcome)

Saturday Nov 21st 10am – 3pm

December 5th – 10 am – 3pm

December 19th – 10am – 3pm

To volunteer contact Kate at or 206-694-6725.

Leave a comment

Filed under FamilyWorks Staff & Volunteers, FamilyWorks' Community, Food Bank, Hunger & Food Security, Poverty, Uncategorized

Family Focus Group

Attention, families in the Wallingford, Fremont, and University Districts! On November 4, 5:30-7, there will be a Family Focus group for adults. Group participants will receive refreshments, a Safeway gift card, a children’s book, and a chance to have a voice in your community. Participants will be asked questions like these:

  • What are the needs that every family has?
  • What resources or support would help families to meet those needs?
  • What would help to make support networks and resources responsive to your family?

If you would like to participate in this focus group, please RSVP to Danielle at 206-576-6534, or click here to RSVP on Facebook. Childcare is available on a limited basis.

Leave a comment

Filed under Advocacy, FamilyWorks News, FamilyWorks' Community