Care Day 2017 was great!  – the second year at Northshore Jr High, great service providers, so many volunteers and guests, so much needed help for our neighbors.  As one guest stated:  "I've received more help in the last 2 hours than in the past 9 months of searching!"  We couldn't agree with her more!

Here are statistical tidbits of the day:

  • 436+ guests
  • 68 local service organizations
  • 110 volunteers, from local churches and community groups

Guests were

  • primarily (66%) from Bothell, Kirkland, Woodinville, and Kenmore (Northshore)
  • 20% were families with children in Northshore and Lake Washington schools
  • 57% age 26-50, 30% age 51+
  • 32% of guests (61) were homeless;  half were from Northshore
  • 31% were seeking work8% were disabled
  • 76% were new to Care Day

Items provided included groceries, bike helmets, haircuts, shoes, family portraits, books, housing assistance, legal assistance, job searches, and a wide range of medical and family and youth services from 68 local service providers.