Programs

December 3, 2018

Adult Culinary Students prepare vegetables for community meals

Rob was living on the streets with nothing but a duffle bag and a tarp after he was released from incarceration.

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November 20, 2018

FareStart Youth Programs, FareStart does change livesJess was 17 when she had to make a choice. Her mother had recently passed away and her father struggled with alcohol abuse. So, she stayed with friends moving from couch to couch while still trying to graduate from high school.

“My father made me feel like I was

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October 31, 2018

Zach moved back to the Seattle area after a job opportunity fell through on the East Coast. He didn’t have any prospects and found himself at YouthCare, a FareStart partner that supports youth experiencing homelessness. While

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August 31, 2018

It is no secret that the most vulnerable among us struggle with hunger, and sometimes the food available is highly processed, cold or low in nutrition. At FareStart, we think that needs to change. Through our Community Meals Program we provide healthy, warm, delicious meals

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August 31, 2018

This summer, FareStart celebrated the success of 17 youths who completed internships through our partnership with the City of Seattle in the Seattle Youth Employment Program. Twelve of them completed the internship at our Café @

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August 6, 2018

Apprentices learn real-world skills to enhance their foodservice careers

In June 2017, FareStart launched a first of its kind Foodservice Apprenticeship Program. The program gives

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August 1, 2018

Randall is a positive guy. He sums up his philosophy with three words: cool, calm and collected.

“I believe in a positive attitude,” Randall said. “Getting mad will never

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August 1, 2018

FareStart opened doors for me when I feared no one would give me a chance.

I decided to apply for the

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June 29, 2018

The one year anniversary of the Foodservice Apprenticeship Program is approaching. 

The apprenticeships, which can last up to six months, are designed to equip low-income foodservice workers with the technical and professional skills needed to advance their careers from entry-level positions to middle-wage jobs that achieve

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July 5, 2017

Every day at 3 p.m., you'll find volunteers, students and staff loading FareStart vans with cambros stocked with well-balanced, made-from-scratch meals for the daily shelter run. With a FareStart chef at the wheel, the vans head out to deliver 1,100 dinners to homeless shelters, transitional housing and low-income healthcare facilities

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