Sonia Rincon-Heflin in an office

In continuation of our #TBT series highlighting some of our longest-tenured Impact NW staff members, today’s featured staff member is Sonia Rincon-Heflin. Continue Reading Staff Spotlight: Sonia Rincon-Heflin

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For over 50 years, Impact NW has united our community across all identities, ages and backgrounds. And within our own organization we do the same through active participation in committees and support groups. In ongoing support of our Black community during this important moment and in recognition of Pride, our LGBTQ2SIA+ committee has this message (and invitation) to share: Continue Reading A Message and Invitation from our LGBTQ2SIA+ Committee

Rick’s Community Support Drive: Building Community, One Board At A Time

It takes a community to Prevent Homelessness. We’ve known this from the earliest days of Impact NW as we sat around that kitchen table in the Buckman Neighborhood and sought to unite our community in the fight against poverty and homelessness. And now today, as our community endures the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the power of a united community is shining brighter than ever. Continue Reading Rick’s Community Support Drive: Building Community, One Board At A Time

Mamak and Senior Hugging

“There’re so many amazing things about my time with Impact NW . . . I support the mission and  vision of the agency, the people, our values, the focus on diversity and inclusion—all of it’s just like one big family.” Continue Reading Mamak Tabrizian: 36 Years of Impact

Anti-Racist Resources: To Learn, Support, Advocate and Amplify Black Voices

This list was created in response to the recent events and unfolding situations within our country surrounding the Black Lives Matter movement. As an organization that works with many bipoc (Black, Indigenous People of color), it is important that we recognize and understand the current movement, and where we can start the process within ourselves. It can be completely overwhelming and oftentimes begins with a question – “Where to Begin?” Continue Reading Anti-Racist Resources: To Learn, Support, Advocate and Amplify Black Voices

Hospital-based Resource Access Centers: Impact NW Provides Much Needed Access to Care, Information and Support

We know that access to individualized services from compassionate and knowledgeable people in the community is the key to finding and successfully navigating the path to stability and opportunity. And moreover, having access to this information and the opportunity to partner with people in our own communities can mean the difference between stability and homelessness for so many of our neighbors. Continue Reading Hospital-based Resource Access Centers: Impact NW Provides Much Needed Access to Care, Information and Support

Impact NW stands in solidarity with our Black community

At its core, Impact NW has always stood for justice, fairness and inclusion. We have always stood with our community’s most vulnerable. These time-tested values drive us and inspire us. So when we see in our community, or our nation, actions that decimate our values, we are — as one of our valued team members put it this week — shaken to the core. We are also obligated to condemn them. Continue Reading Impact NW stands in solidarity with our Black community

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The power of community is realized through the collective action of individuals and organizations alike. We’re stronger together and this is all the more true in times of unprecedented difficulty. Among those in our community stepping up in support of our most vulnerable neighbors is Genentech. Continue Reading Genentech and the San Francisco Foundation Make an Impact to Support Critical Needs

Community Matters, now more than ever

Advantis Credit Union is responding to the increased needs of our most vulnerable community members with an immediate and unprecedented $100,000 investment in 5 local nonprofit organizations, including Impact NW! Continue Reading Grow: The Advantis Community Fund Makes an Unprecedented Investment in Our Community

Jake and Malcolm from Jake's Story

Jake’s Story is one of strength and inspiration. Through partnership with Impact NW, Jake has found stability and opportunity in his life. Continue Reading Jake’s Story