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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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March 27, 2019

Whole Foods is a long-time supporter of FareStart and on Thursday, April 18, they are proving that again with their annual 5% Day!

Five percent of any Seattle area Whole Foods Market net sales will be donated to FareStart

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March 26, 2019

Not only are we hosting Guest Chef Night while the FareStart Restaurant gets a refresh, we’re bringing the star power to Maslow’s Meal and Seattle Restaurant Week!

Our Guest Chef Night lineup is electric!

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March 22, 2019

Cory applied to FareStart’s Adult Culinary Program while still incarcerated at Coyote Ridge Corrections Center. Once training in our kitchens, he had to work through setbacks and challenges but was always willing to learn. He got a job halfway through the 16-week program, and worked part-time while completing his training. He successfully graduated

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March 22, 2019

Imagine you are a green bean. You are lying in the warm sun on your vine, just at the peak of your freshness, and then – pluck! - you are suddenly picked, packed up and put into a van with orange ripples on the side by a smiling volunteer worker, transported to an unknown alleyway into a basement kitchen, weighed along with many, many

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March 19, 2019

Chef Timothy Delling is the executive chef for the FareStart Restaurant and FareStart Catering. He has a critical eye on the training opportunities for students and approaches his work with a dedication to maintaining FareStart’s stellar food reputation and staying focused on our mission.

We caught up to

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March 13, 2019

A message from FareStart CEO Angela Dunleavy-Stowell

More than three years into Seattle and King County’s homelessness state of emergency, FareStart is seeing more people than ever walk through its doors. More than 85% of our Adult Culinary students are experiencing homelessness. We are looking at a variety of ways to fund and grow

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