Community

March 5, 2020

The health and safety of our students, staff, clients, volunteers and supporters are FareStart’s top priority. As the COVID-19 situation escalates in our community, we wanted to share what FareStart is doing to help ensure its programs and social enterprise businesses continue to run smoothly – and safely. We are taking the following

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January 6, 2020

The FareStart Community Council was first established in 2017 and is made up of a diverse set of advocates who amplify our work and drive community engagement. They come from a broad spectrum of

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January 6, 2020

FareStart’s youth programs have grown over the years because the underlying causes of youth poverty and homelessness continue to be a big challenge for the community, and the needs of many young people are still going unmet – the need for a new beginning. 

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December 19, 2019

With the holidays in full swing, we wanted to give you something in appreciation of all your support of FareStart students this year – a special recipe from our VP of Culinary Operations, Chef Wayne Johnson.

This Osso Bucco will be sure to get the conversation started around the dinner table and is a great way to 

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November 27, 2019

Raising funds for a cause you believe in is a worthy use of your time and efforts. As a FareStart Champion, you are saying to your friends and family that FareStart means something to you. We want you to be as successful as you can be to support our students.

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November 27, 2019

The Rainier Club is a downtown social club in the heart of Seattle that has roots going back to before Washington was even a state. 

The club houses a restaurant, two different bars, outdoor dining and 11 banquet rooms. The kitchen that produces all of the food is also the workplace of several FareStart Adult Culinary Program

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November 19, 2019

“We are serving pre-schools, daycares and after school programs,” says Bob Prince, FareStart’s director of contract operations. “Right now, we are serving over 14,000 school meals a week and roughly 85% of the students we serve qualify for free or reduced-price lunches. This program fills a real need in the community. Kids can’t learn if

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November 19, 2019

FareStart supporters understand that jobs can changes lives. But do you know how our students get themselves ready for sustained, stable employment?

For FareStart students in our adult programs, the journey to becoming employable long term is often an intense one. It requires them to work on themselves and make big

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