In addition to investigating animal cruelty crimes and providing sanctuary and rehabilitation to animals who have suffered from abuse and neglect, they also advocate for better laws to protect animals and work to educate the public about how they can help end animal suffering. Through their uniquely comprehensive programs, they are able to help thousands of animals every year and spread a message of compassion to countless people.
An independent, non-profit organization harnessing donor gifts to provide a safe, lifesaving blood supply to 95% of hospitals in the pacific northwest. Their labs offer diverse testing services to support organ and tissue transplantation as well as patient care. Their research institute makes scientific breakthroughs to help people live longer and healthier lives – locally, and around the world. Backed by more than 70 years of history (and previously known as Puget Sound Blood Center) they are a cornerstone of healthcare in the Northwest.
Northwest Harvest believes that equitable access to nutritious food is a human right and a means to drive opportunity in Washington State. That is why they support a statewide network of 375 food banks, meal programs and high-need schools. Focused on improving equity in our food system, Northwest Harvest believes that food should be available, accessible, adequate and appropriate to all people..
Seattle Children's fights relentlessly to make sure there’s no such thing as “out of options” and to make sure kids who “didn't have a chance” can have the childhoods they deserve. At Seattle Children’s, they are united by a compelling mission: They provide hope, care and cures to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. Together, they deliver superior patient care, advance new discoveries and treatments through pediatric research and serve as the pediatric and adolescent academic medical center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho – the largest region of any children’s hospital in the country.
EarthCorps builds a global community of young leaders trained in ecological restoration. Each year they bring together passionate and hardworking young adults — who they call corps members — from the United States and across the globe for an environmental leadership development and green-jobs training program where they care for the lands and waters of Puget Sound.