Seattle Times

Local Women Propel Funding Campaign to Historic Highs
May 15, 2009

May 13, 2009, Seattle Times — A global campaign to get women to donate $1 million each toward non-profits that help women and girls surpassed its ambitious targets, thanks in part to a handful of Seattle philanthropists.

Gates Foundation Joins Others in Goal to Cut Homelessness
March 20, 2009

A partnership of governments, businesses and nonprofits is pledging today to redouble its efforts to help the growing number of homeless families in Washington state. The pledge includes up to $60 million over 10 years by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.