What’s Happening

Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays! from the staff of Safe Crossings Foundation. Thank you all for supporting our organization and community throughout 2015. Because of your support it has been a fabulous year for Safe Crossings foundation! No matter which holiday you’re celebrating this season, we wish the best for you and yours!

The 2015 Annual Luncheon Was a Hit!

Thank you to all of our sponsors, donors, attendees and volunteers who helped make our 2015 Luncheon a big success! More than 600 attendees filled the ballroom at the Sheraton Hotel Seattle. Complementing the festive décor, a pair of plush bears sat atop each table, representing the grieving children we support and those who stand by them in… Read more »

Featured in Seattle’s Child Magazine!

We recently had the honor of being featured in Seattle’s Child Magazine! Seattle’s Child Magazine is a great place to find youth friendly activities and services around Seattle, to keep up to date on the latest parenting tips, plus so much more! Click HERE to read the article on Safe Crossings Foundation, and while you’re… Read more »

BIG Hearts for BIG Healing

The Seattle Foundation’s GiveBIG 2015 campaign was a great success for Safe Crossings Foundation! With over 39 donors, we were able to raise $5,341 in just one day. Your generosity will allow us to keep offering kids the tools they need to deal with their feelings. Kids will be able to get counseling, go to… Read more »

Room With a View

We have moved to a larger office! Now we have the space to hold meetings in the office as well as bring on more volunteers and interns! We are still in the historic Vance Building on 3rd and Union.  But we gained square footage, our ED gets his own office and we’ve gained this amazing view! Drop in… Read more »

A Birthday Bash with Purpose

For Fouad and Fady Masoud, donating to a local charity is the best way to celebrate their birthdays, which are two weeks apart. The brothers, who hosted a Charity Ball benefitting Safe Crossings Foundation (SCF) on April 10th, value philanthropy and believe in the purpose Safe Crossings Foundation serves. On the GoFundMe page the brothers… Read more »

You Built It and They Came

Thanks to funding from our generous donors, two years ago Safe Crossings Foundation conducted a thorough assessment of child grief services in the Puget Sound region, identifying 14 current, viable programs. From that assessment came a wish from grief support providers to share learning and best practices in a local venue. Thus was conceived the… Read more »

Passing the Torch

In October 2014, the Safe Crossings Foundation (SCF) Board of Directors welcomed William Borden as our new Executive Director to succeed Juliana Perez. Bill spoke of his predecessor, “It’s a trite saying, but here it’s true: no one can replace Juliana Perez; one can only serve as her successor.” The organization’s current reputation and professionalism… Read more »

Honorable People Help Honorable Organization

Bob McCleskey, CEO of Sellen Construction has raised $50,000 so far from the building industry in the Seattle area to honor one of their fallen. Here is the letter Bob sent to his colleagues: I need to ask you a favor. I very rarely reach out to my peers in the industry for anything, but this… Read more »

We Want to Improve Your Health!

A study by UnitedHealth Group and the Optum Institute finds that volunteering is linked to better physical, mental, and emotional health! The survey of more than 3,300 U.S. adults reveals that 76% of U.S. adults who volunteer say volunteering makes them feel physically healthier, and 78% report that volunteering lowers levels of stress, which results… Read more »