Highlights from Care Day 2017

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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.  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 work
        • 38% 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.