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Guest blogger, Kelly Rider of the Housing Development Consortium, discusses the benefits of the Veterans and Human Services Levy to our community.
On or around July 29th, you will receive your 2011 Primary Ballot in your mail. That’s just one week away, and the renewal of the King County Veterans & Human Services Levy is Proposition 1 on that ballot.
The current Veterans & Human Services Levy was passed by nearly 58% of the voters in 2005, but it is set to expire at the…
One year ago, everyone at United Way of King County breathed a big sigh of relief–and then erupted into cheers when we heard that our Climb for the Community team had successfully made it to the summit of Mount Rainier.
In July 2009, a group of community leaders went on the inaugural “Climb for the Community” to the top of Mount Rainier. The group included United Way of King County CEO Jon Fine, United Way Board Chair Molly Nordstrom, Seattle Seahawks CEO Tod…
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and Seattle Seahawks head coach Jim Mora have gotten most of the press attention related to United Way’s Climb for the Community. But what about Tod Leiweke, Seattle Seahawks CEO and the man with the original idea for the Climb?
Tod was right there on the top of Mount Rainier Wednesday morning celebrating with the commissioner and Coach Mora. In fact, this is his second summit of the mountain. He climbed it for the first time last summer.
“United Way on SportsCenter.” That’s a headline I never thought I’d write. But’s it’s true! ESPN featured United Way’s Climb for the Community both Wednesday night and Thursday morning.
KING 5 News sports anchor Paul Silvi celebrates with Seattle Seahawks coach Jim Mora and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell on making it to the top of Mount Rainier for United Way’s Climb for the Community. The event is a fundraiser for United Way’s Response for Basic Needs, which helps families, disabled people and seniors who are being hard hit by the economic downturn.
The Climb for the Community team including NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell , Seahawks coach Jim Mora, United Way of King County CEO Jon Fine and United Way Board Chair Molly Nordstrom summited Mount Rainier today at 9:15 a.m. Here’s a report from Coach Mora:
Very early this morning, I was thrilled to be one of the cold but exhilarated climbers who reached the top of Mount Rainier, planting flags for United Way of King County, the Seattle Seahawks and the NFL. With the snow,
KING 5 News sports anchor Paul Silvi interviews Seattle Seahawks coach Jim Mora about United Way’s Climb for the Community. The interview takes place at Camp Muir on Mount Rainier as the Climb team prepares to summit the mountain.
In the following clip, Silvi shows the challenges facing the Climb team. CEO Tod Leiweke, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, United Way of King County CEO Jon Fine and United Way Board Chair Molly Nordstrom are part of the climb team. The event is a fundraiser…
The Climb for the Community team spent all of yesterday on the lower slopes of Mount Rainier training in “mountaineering day school.” This morning climbers started their two-day trek to the summit.
Here’s a report from Molly Nordstrom, United Way of King County’s board chair and the only woman on the Climb:
Today we are hiking to Camp Muir. We will climb from 5,400 feet to 10,060 feet. The trek is nearly 4.5 miles and will take about 6 hours. It’s expected to be