NEWS & COMMUNITY EVENTS
No Place Like Home is Attain Housing’s annual community-building dinner and auction at The Westin Bellevue, on September 17, that brings together hundreds of active and passionate community leaders, volunteers, and individuals who care deeply about Eastside families experiencing homelessness. As an event sponsor, your commitment to the community will be highlighted in multiple ways […]
Please join us and more than 1,500 other cyclists on May 30 for the annual 7 Hills of Kirkland Ride to End Homelessness. A premiere cycling event on the Eastside, the 7 Hills of Kirkland winds through gorgeous back roads of East King County, with plenty of thrills and challenge for beginners and avid cyclists […]
Over the past few days, we have met some pretty cool people who have stopped by to deliver presents for the families we serve through our Holiday Adopt-A-Family program. We’ve received 64 beautiful stockings ($25 each!), donated by the Coast Guard Holiday Stockings for Homeless Children, filled with gifts and love from a number of […]
In the words of one of our clients: “My family will have a memorable and lovely Thanksgiving holiday because of this food.” A big thank you to Kirkland Kiwanis clubs, Logix Controls, Saint Louise Parish, Holy Spirit Lutheran Church, Julie Scozzafave-Windermere Real Estate/East, Inc., Susan Jones from Windermere, and many, many members of our community […]
Whether you donate time or money, talents or food, you are all very much appreciated! Thank you for making this #GivingTuesday a special day for the families we serve. Together, with your support, we raised more than $700 to continue our work to fight homelessness in our community. We couldn’t have done it without you. […]
Shopping for the holidays? As you get into the holiday spirit, we wanted to make you aware of a few opportunities to support Attain Housing: #GivingTuesday We’ve all heard about Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday, but have you heard of #GivingTuesday? This global movement, created to encourage the community to give back, will […]
We have so much to be thankful for. The Rotary Club of Kirkland has been a great supporter of Attain Housing’s mission for many years. This month, they helped us turn over one of our housing units, have adopted the family who will be moving into that unit, and are already collecting household and furniture items […]
Did you know that EvergreenHealth provides foot and ankle care? Our Title Sponsor provides many services to help you stay healthy, so be sure to check them out. EvergreenHealth is an integrated two-hospital healthcare system offering a breadth of services and programs that are among the most comprehensive in the region. Formed in 1972 as a […]
This past weekend we had the opportunity to participate in the Kirkland Interfaith Network (KIN) Alternative Gift Fair. As we had the pleasure of meeting several folks who kindly donated to Attain Housing, we also learned this story: “My next door neighbor lost his job recently. The landlord has decided to increase their rent [again]. They […]
In a couple of weeks it will be Thanksgiving. Attain Housing and our residents have so much to be thankful for this year. We are fortunate to live in such a giving, caring community. I recently attended the Eastside Leadership’s 10th Anniversary Luncheon where we discussed what issues are most important on the Eastside. Affordable housing […]
PRESS RELEASE — Kirkland, WA
Attain Housing is pleased to announce and welcome new board members Dan Golden, Susan Lemaire and Peggy Walton.
Dan Golden, Home Loan Consultant and Branch Manager, HomeStreet Bank
As Branch Manager and Home Loan Consultant at HomeStreet Bank, Dan has helped “create the dream of home ownership” for over 20 years in Western Washington. He is a 17-time President’s Club Award winner for outstanding service and production as a loan officer and sales leader.
Susan Lemaire, Real Estate Professional, Windermere Real Estate/East, Inc.
Currently Managing Broker at Windermere Real Estate/Yarrow Bay, with over 15 years of real estate experience, Susan is a member of National Association of Realtors and Washington State Association of Realtors, and serves on the Board of the Kirkland Kiwanis club.
Peggy Walton, Community Volunteer
A long-time Kirkland resident, Peggy currently serves on the Children’s Hospital Foundation Board, Research Advisory board, Bioethics Advisory Board, and is the co-chair of the Skinner Guild.
Last night, at our Community Supper, the King County Library System joined us to host a magic show with Jeff Evans and to share information about their services. They also helped children sign up for their first library cards, to get them started on the magical world of reading. Jeff Evans said, “I saw several kids […]
Volunteers are love-in-motion and this guy has lots of love to give. Please join us in congratulating Bill Fores as the recipient of the 2015 Volunteer of the Year award. Bill is a former Attain Housing board member who chaired our annual Evergreen Health 7 Hills of Kirkland Cycling to End Homelessness event. He has […]
Every day is an uphill climb for someone struggling with homelessness. You can make a difference in our community by joining us in our annual EvergreenHealth 7 Hills of Kirkland Cycling to End Homelessness event on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30, 2016. Planning has begun and we want you to join us. If you would like to […]
As we begin to prepare for this year’s holiday season, we would like to invite you to join us in spreading holiday cheer through our Adopt-a-Family program. If you wish to participate, please let us know, from the options below, how you would like to be involved by contacting Carmelita at firstname.lastname@example.org: Adopt __ Families (number […]
On Thursday, October 15, we hosted a Volunteer Appreciation event at St. John’s Episcopal Church, to celebrate the wonderful volunteers who donate their time and talents to support Attain Housing’s mission of bringing our community together to partner with homeless families. Whether you donate one or twenty hours of your time, you are contributing to […]
“Crystal” is a dedicated mother of two children. After struggling with homelessness for over three months she came to Attain Housing. Upon entering our transitional housing program, Crystal started working with her case manager, setting goals and identifying the individual steps to achieve them. Obtaining permanent housing was Crystal’s ultimate goal.