Month: March 2020

  • March 24 COVID-19 Closure Update

    Due to Governor Inslee’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order, we will extend the Phinney Center's closure through at least Wednesday, April 8. We will work to continue essential services during this time and continue to monitor the latest information regarding COVID-19....

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  • Letter from Dar’Nesha Weary

    Letter from Dar’Nesha Weary

    Please join us for the Don’t Stop Believin’ fundraising campaign. Despite our public closure, we are working to continue our essential programs. At the same time, the PNA needs your help. Your generosity will help determine the continuity of our programs and services, as well as the very sustainability of the PNA....

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  • PNA In The News – The Atlantic: “Who Will Run the Soup Kitchens?”

    PNA In The News – The Atlantic: “Who Will Run the Soup Kitchens?”

    by Jay Willis. "Is it better to put volunteers and the needy at risk by keeping important services open, or to stay home, knowing people will go hungry as a result?" ... The Atlantic interviews PNA's Hot Meal Program Coordinator Susan Russell, who talks about the effects of COVID-19 on the program and on the unhoused population....

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  • Hot Meal Program Wish List Drive

    Hot Meal Program Wish List Drive

    In this time of uncertainty, let's do what we do best--help others and come together as a community. As our Hot Meal Progam's food and supplies are becoming more scarce, please help us continue to provide three meals a week to our most vulnerable neighbors. ⁠ All you have to do is purchase an item (or two!) from our Amazon Wish List, and they will go straight to our Hot Meal Program to serve our PhinneyWood community. ⁠...

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  • In the News: Seattle Times visits Hot Meal Program

    In the News: Seattle Times visits Hot Meal Program

    "Volunteers stay home, meal programs go to-go — and homeless feel the effect of social distancing from coronavirus" by Scott Greenstone and Sydney Brownstone. ... “The part we’re not getting now is the interaction,” said Krissie Dillin, program director for Phinney Neighborhood Association. “We have to tell them they’re still important — still seen.” ...

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  • March 15 COVID-19 Update: PNA Closure

    While the Phinney Neighborhood Association does not have a current confirmed case of COVID-19, our leadership team has decided to proactively approach the continued spread of the novel coronavirus and close all the Phinney Center to the public through Tuesday, March 31 and the Greenwood Senior Center to the public through Monday, April 13. Please read this update carefully for more details....

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  • COVID-19 Gift Card Drive

    COVID-19 Gift Card Drive

    Help us support our most vulnerable neighbors during this time. To support our community during COVID-19, we are collecting gift cards for grocery and drug stores that can be distributed to families and local organizations serving our most vulnerable population....

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  • Apply for the NW Fine Arts Competition

    Apply for the NW Fine Arts Competition

    Are you an artist living and working in the PNW? You're invited to submit your work to the Phinney Center Gallery’s 2020 NW Fine Arts Competition. Jurors will select art to be displayed from May 6-June 12, with the opening reception on Friday, May 8, during the PhinneyWood Art Walk: The BIG One. The submission process is now open!...

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  • March 12 COVID-19 Update: Closed for Cleaning March 13 & Gift Card Drive

    As a precautionary measure, the Phinney Center will be closed tomorrow, Friday, March 13, for deep cleaning and disinfecting, and the Greenwood Senior will close early. Starting today, we are also launching a gift card drive to support those most vulnerable in our community. ...

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  • March 11 COVID-19 Update: Whittier Kids Closure

    Per the agreement between the Seattle Public Schools and the PNA, the Whittier Kids Preschool and Before- and After-School Programs will close starting tomorrow, March 12. The Phinney Center remains open at this time and the Greenwood Senior Center will operate on reduced hours. Please read this update for more details....

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