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  • Community in the Midst of Crisis: The PNA’s Response

    Community in the Midst of Crisis: The PNA’s Response

    The PNA has been closed since March 16, but our work hasn't stopped. Even though staff is working from home, we've been doing all we can to keep vital services going and connecting with those who need it the most....

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  • April 2020 newsletter

    April 2020 newsletter

    All of us at the PNA hope that you are staying healthy and socially connected right now, even though you're physically apart. Our newsletter is a bit different this month since we don't have any events and classes to tell you about (all are canceled through April 27 at the moment).  So, we thought we'd share some of what we're doing to serve the community the best we can during this time of closure and remote work, as well as opportunities for you to help....

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  • PhinneyWood Business Guide during distancing

    PhinneyWood Business Guide during distancing

    Want to know the best way to support businesses during this time? Wondering if your favorite spot is offering take-out? We’ve started website listing PhinneyWood businesses you can still support while physically distancing....

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  • 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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