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They knew my name! – Written by Emily M.

In the middle of the second week of my internship, I was feeling a little bit down.  I had been enjoying my work, but I was somewhat unsure of how well I was teaching these kids, and pretty sure most … Continue reading

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Car Troubles at TIPS Internship-written by Reid C

I had a hard time thinking of my personal story to share with TIPS. I have really enjoyed working with Food Lifeline but there haven’t been many situations that were especially exciting or stressful. The days are all very similar … Continue reading

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It’s a Different World – Intern reflections from Seattle Children’s Hospital

I am finally back at Seattle Children’s after three long weeks away from work! I wanted to just let you know once again how grateful I am for the opportunity that you, and TIPS, have given me this summer. When … Continue reading

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Intern Experiences: Evan @ Mountains to Sound

Day 1 – July 1st – Ellensburg The sun was shining as I came into Campsite at Kiwanis State Park in Ellensburg. We had brought along our Guide Dog Jello who seemed to be getting a lot of attention from … Continue reading

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Intern Experiences: Iman @ Power of Hope

I’m alive. After four weeks of working at the Power of Hope I can proudly and firmly say I have successfully trudged through half of my internship. This trudging is comparable to the life of an infant. There are moments … Continue reading

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Intern Experiences: Deepika @ Compass Housing Alliance

Today was one of the best days ever because today we went on a hike at Wallace Swamp Creek Park. At least once a week my supervisor and I decide to go on a little adventure for the kids whether … Continue reading

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My First Day: Iman @ Power of Hope

My first day started off the way I expected consisting of the normal first day emotions and procedures that include: showing up early, double checking the bus route, asking and re-asking if the bus goes to the right place, how … Continue reading

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Thank you for Giving Big!

Thanks to all the donors who participated in the Seattle Foundation’s GiveBig at the end of June. We received over $4000 that will be matched, in part, by the Seattle Foundation, and will support our current summer program.

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TIPS Alums Awarded Mother House Fund Grant

TIPS was the proud sponsor of two projects, organized by TIPS alumni, which were recently awarded a seed grant from the Mother House Fund. The Youth Ultimate Project, led by Chris (TIPS alum) and his team from the Northwest School, … Continue reading

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TIPS Video about our program!

During the summer of 2010, we chronicled the stories of 3 teens as they went from TIPS applicants to TIPS grads. This video also gives an overview of the TIPS program, our mission and values, introduces staff and volunteers, and … Continue reading

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