CALENDAR OF GIVING
Each holiday season the remarkable people at Lionfish celebrate our client and vendor partnerships by selecting 12 charities to receive our support.
Here are some of the organizations we've been supporting!
GIVING BACK SELECTIONS
JANUARY Sibling House
The Sibling House is a network of homes where siblings can live together, as a family, while in foster care. Dedicated to providing a haven for children while raising public awareness about foster care and the entire foster care system, they offer mentoring and outreach programs, partnering with other foster care programs to provide more Sibling House(s)—“Making a Difference…Today…and Tomorrow.”
FEBRUARY The American Red Cross
The American Red Cross exists to provide compassionate care to those in need. Their network of generous donors, volunteers and employees share a mission of preventing and relieving suffering, here at home and around the world, through five key service areas: Disaster Relief, Support of American Military Families, Lifesaving Blood, Health and Safety Services and International humanitarian services.
MARCH Pasado’s Safe Haven
Pasado’s Safe Haven is one of the premier animal rescue organizations in the United States, dedicated to 24-hour rescue and rehabilitation of dogs, cats and farm animals. Their mission is to fill the voids left unanswered by area shelters by serving those animals who fall through the cracks.
Founded in 1866, the ASPCA was the first humane organization in the western hemisphere. Their mission, as stated by founder Henry Bergh, is “to provide effective means for the prevention of cruelty to animals throughout the United States.” The ASPCA works to rescue animals from abuse, pass humane laws and share resources with shelters nationwide. The ASPCA runs a wide variety of programs designed with one goal in mind: improving the lives of animals.
MAY Wounded Warrior Project
The mission of Wounded Warrior Project is to honor and empower Wounded Warriors by raising awareness and enlisting the public’s aid for the needs of injured service members, helping them aid and assist others and providing unique, direct programs and services to help meet their needs.
PAWS is a champion for animals—rehabilitating injured and orphaned wildlife, sheltering and adopting homeless cats and dogs and educating people to make a better world for animals and people. PAWS envisions a world where all people recognize the intrinsic value of animals and consistently make choices that demonstrate compassion and respect.
JULY Project U(th)
Project U(th) is a teen group based in Kent that creates partnerships with area organizations to gain knowledge and experience, participate in the local community, improve relationships and opportunities and create a wide range of interconnected youth and adults.
The mission of the Echo Community Foundation is to empower individuals to serve their community by obtaining higher education in Washington State. The name ECHO is an acronym for Everyone Can Help Out—the fundamental backbone of ECHO. With the support and involvement of the community, ECHO will be able to provide scholarships to assist college-bound students in the Puget Sound area achieve their academic goals.
Swedish is a nonprofit health care organization serving both the health of our patients and our community. Their goal is to improve the health and well-being of each person they serve by demonstrating the highest-quality, best-value health care by providing access to the services, expertise and facilities needed by their communities.
OCTOBER American Cancer Society
The American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the ACS has 12 chartered Divisions, more than 900 local offices nationwide, and a presence in more than 5,100 communities.
The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation’s mission is to find a cure for diabetes and its complications. They are the worldwide leader in funding research to cure type 1 diabetes, an autoimmune disease that strikes children and adults suddenly and lasts a lifetime. JDRF is the leading funder and advocate of type 1 diabetes science.
DECEMBER The Humane Society
The Humane Society for Seattle/King County brings people and pets together. Founded early in Seattle’s history, in 1897, and entirely privately funded, the society works to save orphaned and abandoned companion animals, bring the healing touch of animals to the elderly and ill, and provide human education to the community.