Goodbye 2014, hello 2015!
AWB News, Events, and Project Updates
First and foremost, a big THANK YOU to all our volunteers and donors! We could not exist without your dedication and generous support. We look forward to another year of successes with your continued involvement!
FROM THE BOARD
A message from Architecture for Humanity – Seattle
2014 by the numbers…thanks to you!
More than $34,000 raised to support projects in 2014 (that’s a 40% increase from 2013)!
In December Ruth Tollefson joined AWB-Seattle as our new Administrative Director. Ruth’s background in volunteer coordination and fundraising will bring lots of energy and new ideas to the organization. She also works as the Development Director for Peace Community Center, a youth development organization in Tacoma. Ruth says: “I’m constantly impressed and inspired by the volunteers that bring so much joy to AWB and its projects here locally and around the world! I’m honored to serve in this capacity to help steward AWB into its next era of positively impacting people and communities in need!” Please introduce yourself to Ruth at one of our upcoming events, we are excited to have her join us!
Thank you Ginger!
We want to thank our former Executive Director, Ginger Daniel, for all of her dedication and effort on behalf of everyone at AWB-Seattle. Ginger has relocated to San Francisco, but she will always have a home back in Seattle with AWB. We wish Ginger all the best and we are confident she will be successful in her future endeavors.
Thank you, Katerina!
Our Volunteer Project Management and Vetting Committee Chair, Katerina Prochaska, will be moving into an advisory role for the Projects Committee in March. Katerina has given an extraordinary amount of effort, thoughtfulness, and expertise to facilitate AWB projects by helping to create the Project Managers Toolkit and participating in strategic planning to transform how the Project Committee works. Katerina has served as Chair over the past two and a half years. Thank you for your hard work, Katerina!
Carve for a Cause
Thanks to everyone that participated to create beautiful, scary, funny, Halloween-y and Starchitecture pumpkins! See our Flickr photos from the event here.
Events Committee Meeting: Tuesday, March 10 6-7:30PM in the lobby at 1601 5th Avenue. Please attend if you would like to help out with our Spring Fundraiser or Happiest Hour series. Email Veronica at email@example.com with questions.
Projects Committee Meeting: Wednesday March 4 6-7:30PM in the lobby at 1601 5th Avenue. Please attend if you are interested in getting involved in one of our projects. Email Katerina at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.
Spring Benefit Dinner: Una Noche Peruana, Tuesday, March 31st. Register now!
Design Activism Happiest Hour #2: late April-early May (date TBD)
Our New Home
After more than seven years of having our office generously hosted by Mithun, we have relocated our home base to Coffman Engineers. This means that most of our projects and events meetings will be held in the lobby of 1601 5th Avenue, but please see our calendar for the most up-to-date meeting information. Thank you, Coffman!