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Thank You for Giving BIG!

Thank you to our community of supporters who helped us have our biggest GiveBIG result ever!  On May 3rd and 4th, the Seattle Foundation, along with generous community partners, stretched each and every gift made to area nonprofits- including HFB. Your generous donations make our work possible. We look forward to keeping you posted on…

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Make an Impact: GiveBIG 2016

  GiveBIG 2016 is your chance to make an impact on our community’s youth development and social justice work. On Tuesday, May 3, the Seattle Foundation is stretching every gift made to area nonprofits through givebig.seattlefoundation.org, so your donation will go further. You can schedule a donation directly by visiting our page,  https://givebig.seattlefoundation.org/npo/hands-for-a-bridge as early as Monday,…

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Thank You Lummi Youth Academy!

Hands for a Bridge was honored to host a day of education, laughter and learning on October 22 by hosting the play Sonny Sixkiller Buys the Washington Redskins. This exciting live production by Native American playwright, Darrell Hillaire, was shown last year to an enthusiastic audience at the Moore Theatre and joined us again to Seattle…

Uncovering the Memory of Race

I was raised to be colorblind. One person is the same as another, but being equal in one place is different than in another. Distinct views separate cultures, not one alike. Some are looked down upon as people of lower class and value, lesser humans. In the South, my mom grew up with these views…

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Class Reunion, by Merrill Liddicott

Both groups spent a wonderful two weeks in either Northern Ireland or South Africa. Our trips were both extremely valuable experiences, and full of personal growth. The trips were very unique and different from each other while at the same time they had a lot of things in common. Each trip group came back enriched,…

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Middle, by Cole Garry

I can see the ocean. I can see the vast, endless ocean, and maybe, just maybe, I can see the rest of my life. I can see the future swaying in the branches of the trees, alighted on a rare cloud, and blowing past me in the wind. My future terrifies me. Sliding off the…