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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 21, 2018

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Casey, a 2018 Foodservice Apprenticeship Program graduate, shares how her experience at FareStart helped change the direction of her life. read more...
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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July 3, 2018

Amazon has been holding an annual golf tournament for 17 years. This year they chose FareStart to be their nonprofit beneficiary and we were able to raise over $220,000 to support our mission!

The tournament had more than 250 participants and everyone enjoyed the day of golfing at Newcastle even with the June rain.

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July 3, 2018

Catalyst Kitchens, the national program of FareStart, helps nonprofit organizations expand or grow their foodservice businesses and job training programs. Catalyst Kitchens uses the FareStart model and scales it up to a national level. 

We caught up with Emily Olsen-Harbich, Catalyst Kitchen’s Member Engagement Manager, to chat

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July 3, 2018

The 2018 All Home Point in Time (PIT) Count of persons experiencing homelessness was released. The report is a snapshot of one night in January and goes into details about the differing ways people experience homelessness in King County. The report showed a growth of around 4% of people experiencing homelessness with the biggest jump

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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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