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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 »

Art With a Cause

“These paintings come from a deep place in my heart, inspired by years of military service, the relationships of those that I’ve lost, as well as the family ties of love and support through the last two decades,” says local artist Kory Noble when asked about his inspiration. Kory lives and creates in Renton, WA… 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 »

Like Your Dad, Like SCF

In honor of all of our wonderful fathers this Father’s Day, Safe Crossings Foundation is hosting a Facebook event: “like” us on Facebook and post a story or testimony about why you’re celebrating your father or father figure on Father’s Day. You will then be entered to win one of 20 boxes of Fran’s Chocolate… Read more »

“This American Life” on Grief Services

This is a fantastic article discussing the difficulty of talking to kids about death. The story focuses on The Sharing Place, a grief support center for kids in Salt Lake City. But places like the Sharing Place are all over the country, such as the Healing Center here in Seattle. Organizations like the Sharing Place offer a safe… 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 »

Compassion is on the Menu

Imagine an 11 year old boy at a table of complete strangers, telling the story of what he went through after his dad died. Pretty brave, right? That’s exactly what Marcus, a Safe Crossings Program participant, did at last year’s luncheon. After walking into a room of 630 people, Marcus took his seat and cautiously… Read more »

Shivana the Slammer (and Jammer)

“Music is a very intimate thing to share with the world and with others. Music is a connection,” Shivana believes. She took up the violin at age four, and looks forward to this summer’s first “Slam and Jam,” where she can connect with other teens. For many of us, “slam” is a new slang term… 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 »