NEWS & COMMUNITY EVENTS
On August 26, Kirkland Downtown Rotary served over 75 meals and gave out 30 backpacks filled with school supplies to citizens in our community. In addition, they had two volunteer stylists giving free haircuts, all in support of the annual Attain Housing Back to School Community Supper. As usual, thanks to all the volunteers, it […]
PRESS RELEASE — Kirkland, WA
The Board of Directors of Attain Housing is pleased to announce the selection of its new Executive Director, Cheri Kilty. Ms. Kilty, who will officially take the helm on July 27, 2015, brings a strong background in housing and homelessness to her new role. She most recently served as the Executive Director of the YWCA of Bellingham, where she led all aspects of agency operations, including a merger with the Womencare Shelter in 2013.
PRESS RELEASE — Kirkland, WA
Attain Housing, a local agency that provides housing, support and hope for homeless families, will host its Annual Fall Dinner and Auction Event “Wish Upon a Star” on Saturday, September 26th at The Westin Bellevue. This annual event raises much needed funds to support families as they move from homelessness to stable, productive and self-sufficient futures.
On Saturday, July 18, we had a wonderful morning. That’s when the amazing team from the Holmberg Company arrived to repair floors, build fences, install new water-saving toilets, and re-stripe the parking lot. They were capable, efficient, and very early risers. We are so grateful for their support of our housing for homeless families.
At Attain Housing we work hard to meet the needs of our residents. Here is what a recent graduate told us: I really appreciated the knowledge of the caseworkers with regard to the resources available for housing, food, child care, parenting issues, etc. I was so grateful for the affordable rent! Thank you so much for […]
The work we do to help families achieve self-sufficiency is really only possible with the support of our community. We thank Jim and Amy Walen from Ford of Kirkland and Hyundai of Kirkland for their invaluable support of Attain Housing!
On Wednesday, June 24, we had the privilege of meeting an amazing group of people who chose Attain Housing for their community service day. They worked really hard to help us turn over one of our units and get it ready for the next family. Thanks to Intrust Funding LLC, Buck Buys Houses, Heaton Dainard Real Estate Group, and Limelite […]
We are very grateful that Windermere Real Estate Yarrow Bay chose Attain Housing for their Community Service Day on Friday, June 12. You accomplished so much, and our site looks beautiful thanks to all of your hard work.
Attain Housing is pleased to share some good news about the ways our agency is changing to better serve homeless families on the Eastside. Attain Housing is committed to continually strengthening its programs for homeless families. Carmelita Parraz has taken on a new role as our Housing & Facilities Program Manager. Carmelita has served as […]
Beginning today, June 1, 2015, Attain Housing has a new Interim Executive Director, Terry Pottmeyer, at the helm. The organization’s prior executive, Jennifer Barron, resigned effective May 29, 2015. Under Jennifer’s leadership the organization merged with Housing at the Crossroads, changed its name from KITH to Attain Housing and expanded its housing and support for […]
7 Hills of Kirkland expands to honor veterans, include more community events by MATT PHELPS, Kirkland Reporter Regional Editor May 25, 2015 at 11:00AM updated Jun 8, 2015 at 9:38AM The 7 Hills of Kirkland celebrated its 15th year on Monday with the playing of bag pipes, bubbles, honoring veterans and, of course, the grueling […]
We’re thankful for a recent grant of $20,000 from Safeco Insurance Foundation! Safeco Insurance’s investment in our organization will enable us to continue to have a positive impact in our community, providing crucial housing and support for homeless and at-risk individuals and families with children. The grant we received is part of ongoing investments Safeco […]
“Chris” (name has been changed for privacy reasons) is a survivor of serious domestic violence and mother of two pre-teen children. The world in which this family lived was no doubt very different from the one in which we live. Without employment, no child support, and no community support system, Chris and her daughters naturally […]
Once a week people from all walks of life gather at Holy Spirit Lutheran Church – the very community that makes up our Community Supper. Just one meal a week on Tuesday evenings offers more than a full belly, it offers a break on the wallet, a friendly face, and support networking opportunities.