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May 6, 2019

Our Foodservice Apprenticeship Program gives people the skills they need to take the next step in their career. Apprentices learn skills geared towards their chosen pathway – server, line cook, catering cook or catering captain. Along the way, they

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May 6, 2019

The FareStart Restaurant isn’t just a great place to eat lunch, experience Guest Chef Night or host a catered event – it is the heart of our Adult Culinary Program. The restaurant has provided job training opportunities for thousands of students looking for a

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May 6, 2019

Treat the ones you love to a wonderful meal and support our students as they transform their lives. This year, we have two ways to celebrate.

GIVE A GIFT: Purchase $50 in FareStart Gift Cards and receive a $10 bonus card to use during your next visit! You can purchase gift

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May 6, 2019

GiveBIG is the biggest single day of giving around here and we are asking for your support. This year, through the tremendous generosity of Sue and Dave Holt, Howard and Nancy Johnson and an anonymous donor, we have a $40,000

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December 12, 2016

Cameka had never been very motivated in school and her attendance reflected this. That is until she heard about FareStart's Youth Culinary Program, operated in partnership with Seattle Public School's Interagency Academy. Being able to earn high school credit and a stipend, while learning new skills,

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April 19, 2019

“I volunteered and donated to international and national organizations,” Jazmyn said. “but once Seattle felt like home to me, I wanted to give back to this community.”

FareStart works with more than 3,700 volunteers a year and the work they do is vital to our mission. They work

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April 16, 2019

Join us at the 2nd Annual KING 5 Konnected, a party with a purpose, on April 23 at the Paramount Theatre starting at 5 p.m. This event is 21 and over and will most likely sell out, so the sooner you get tickets

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April 10, 2019

At FareStart, the work that our more than 3,700 volunteers a year produce is an extremely important piece in fulfilling our mission. From helping prepare meals in our Community Meals to entering data and gleaning produce to helping our students in the computer lab, our volunteers are

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March 27, 2019

Tennessee holds up an auction item at our annual gala event.The FareStart Adult Culinary Program is a place for people to take an honest look at the direction they are going and make a decision to move forward out of poverty, homelessness or hopelessness. No one exemplifies that reset and pivot

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March 27, 2019

Ian, a Youth Culinary graduate, talked about his experience going through the program and how the experience has changed how he looks at his future.

He first heard about the program from his school and although he was a little hesitant, he needed to do something, his

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