Isabella, 5th Grade President at Lynnwood Elementary, picked Step By Step for her Empathy Project. Together with her class, she held a diaper drive that brought in over 1,000 diapers!
Girl Scout Troop #41609
Girl Scout Troop #41609 donated some of their cookie sale money to Step By Step. Every dollar counts, and we are honored that they picked us! We love seeing kids help other kids!
Fred was our auctioneer this year at our March Dinner & Auction. He did a fantastic job, and went above and beyond to help us make this event a success! We so appreciate all of the time, effort, and resources he made available to us leading up to our big night. It was a great success, we loved working with him, and he made the night extra fun!
(not pictured) Aaron helped us create the client testimony video shown at our March Dinner & Auction. He donated countless hours, driving all over Western Washington to get interviews, provided his own equipment and staging, and much more! He created a beautiful story for us about Step By Step and some of the families we have been able to serve over the years.
Pat Hamilton - pictured Krista (right) and Pat (left)
Pat has volunteered for the past four years in Step By Step’s billing department. She researches unpaid First Steps billing and helps recoup funds. We appreciate her volunteer spirit and for helping us preserve resources! Pat also donates towards Step By Step’s scholarship fund. Thank you Pat!
Journey Church hosted a fantastic community baby shower, and we were honored to be able to partner with them to help out and to provide a fun event that benefitted many of our Step By Step moms. Danielle did a great job coordinating this event!
Eline is a CPA for World Vision and has volunteered her expertise on multiple occasions. Last year, she interviewed staff and board members and went over our financial records in order to develop a risk assessment for our organization. This assessment helped us lay out some goals and strategies for the coming years. This year, she performed an informal internal audit of our books and reviewed our processes. We truly appreciate her expertise as we strive to operate at the highest level possible!
Vera Cook has faithfully donated handmade blankets and gifts for us to include in our Welcome Home packages for new moms over the past few years. These lovingly made gifts mean so much to our new moms and are a beautiful way to welcome their new babies home.
Glen & Carrie Gesell
Glen & Carrie donated a beautiful Ford Explorer to our Motors 4 Moms program. We are so thankful for this generous donation!
Cascade Christian Junior High
Cascade Christian Junior High students came out to spend some time at our office volunteering! They helped us make charts, put together information packets for new moms, and create Welcome Home Bags. Thank you!
Elizabeth Perrin - pictured: Sarah (right) and Elizabeth (left)
Elizabeth regularly spends time helping us out at the office, and she has also volunteered at our Christmas parties, sorting clothing and donations, helping put together Welcome Home Bags for new moms, and lots more! Thanks Elizabeth!
Karin Crane has lead our partnership with Umpqua Bank, which has resulted in a team of 44 participating individuals and 156 volunteered hours over this past year! They have helped create our Welcome Home packages for new moms, helped out at our office, and held diaper drives that have brought in thousands of diapers and wipes for moms in need. This is also Karin’s 3rd year partnering with us for our 2013 South End Christmas Celebration. She is already collecting donations and items needed for the event.
Apple Physical Therapy, Bothell Clinic
Apple Physical Therapy manned our food and beverage station at our North end 5k Walk/Run! They donated some snacks and beverages and offered free injury screenings at the event. Their Bothell clinic specializes in women’s health and treating pregnant women, so they were a great fit and we were happy to have them there and grateful for all their help!
Pastor Rogers and Lighthouse Christian Center
This is Roger’s 9th year promoting and organizing Step By Step’s Christmas Celebration in partnership with Lighthouse Christian Center.
Lighthouse provides over 300 volunteers from their community to make this event happen. They also help to provide gift cards and food bags for all of our clients.
Pastor Steve & Pam Michiels, Kara Garcia and Northview Community Church
Steve & Pam headed up the North end Christmas Celebration, hosted at Northview Community Church. They have a huge heart for our moms and we are blessed to have their support! Kara Garcia, one of our veteran volunteers graciously stepped in and helped facilitate the event alongside them and their team of over 200 volunteers! This was Northview’s first year hosting the Christmas Celebrations and they took on this massive challenge and did a fantastic job!