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October 13, 2021

With fall quickly approaching, I wanted to share one of my favorite recipes with you! I love the smell of pumpkins roasting in the oven and sautéing fresh spices on the stove top on a chilly fall day. It reminds me of the comfort that food brings to a home and how it brings people together.


As we head into the

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October 6, 2021

In 2018, FareStart began the journey to deepen our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) with the intention of being an organization that makes decisions that will create an equitable and just world. Our journey continues and the role of data to support

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October 5, 2021

FareStart’s mission and vision remain constant. How we do some of our work to promote personal stability and economic mobility for those we serve is changing.

COVID-19 has changed everyone’s lives. The effects of it and its variants are far reaching and will continue to pose challenges.

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September 9, 2021

After some inconsistent work in construction and experiencing homelessness, Omar’s (he/him) main goal was to be able to afford an apartment to create stability in his life. One evening, Omar hopped on a computer and searched ‘youth training programs,’ hoping to receive the tools he needed to have a consistent,

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September 1, 2021

FareStart believes that every individual deserves the opportunity to thrive in an equitable and just world. We remain committed to anti-racism and diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). FareStart is taking steps in all areas of the organization to ensure our culture reflects these values and that we are

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August 25, 2021

Today, Dana (she, her) has her own housing, a driver’s license, a car, stable employment, savings and is building credit with her first credit card. These are no small feats considering Dana experienced a period of incarceration until March of 2021. According to Dana, “without FareStart, I wouldn’t have any

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August 4, 2021

Billy came to FareStart hoping to begin a new chapter in his life. After learning about FareStart’s Adult Culinary Program during a time when he was experiencing incarceration, he enrolled as soon as he was eligible to gain the tools the program had to offer, including life skills and job training. 

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August 4, 2021

According to the Seattle Times, "... Food bank staff and public health officials predict it will take households several years to recover from food insecurity made worse by the economic instability of the pandemic. As federally funded programs for economic recovery draw to a close, experts

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July 30, 2021

Amaya’s love for cooking and trying new things in the kitchen drew her to FareStart’s Youth Culinary Program in September 2019.

As a teen, Amaya faced a multitude of obstacles, including experiencing homelessness and health challenges. Amaya’s strength through challenging times pushed her not to stall, but to

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July 29, 2021

As 2021 progresses, FareStart reflects on our continued effort to navigate the impacts of the global pandemic and the road toward an equitable recovery. Reducing hunger and food insecurity, creating pathways toward economic mobility and advancing racial equity remain key priorities.

Thanks to your ongoing support and partnership, we will continue to move closer toward

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