Show and Tell….

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The art presentation, ‘Homelessness: Disgrace of a Wealthy Nation’ was held this past week and the turnout was a good one.  The issue of homelessness is everywhere in our daily lives and this effort staged at Maple Leaf Lutheran Church … Continued

Disgrace of a wealthy nation…

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Save the date! A timely and intimate portrayal of a collective struggle; the twenty five piece art series takes the medium to a life size experience. Maple Leaf Lutheran Church in Meadowbrook welcomes all to join us on this journey of exploration through the work of artist Keith Artz. Since 1996 … Continued

Pastor Julie shares shelter meal…

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Maple Leaf Lutheran Church in NE Seattle’s Meadowbrook neighborhood has hosted a 20 resident coed shelter since 1996. With expanded resources (showers, TV, storage, quiet room and shelter kitchen) the ‘welcoming’ spirit is evident as one walks the Community Hall. SHARE staff recently added case management (2017) with the goal of identifying needs not always realized … Continued

11 years ago…

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After a contentious arrival of Tent City 3 to the Meadowbrook neighborhood in 2007, a group of community neighbors volunteered to cook a meal for the arriving TC 3 guests. The volunteers also signed up to provide a meal for the 20 indoor shelter residents at … Continued

Camp Fire Meal Project for Shelter

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The issues and challenges of homelessness are numerous.  The residents of the Maple Leaf Shelter have sought shelter here since 1996.  Often the issues of compartmentalization create daily tension and incompatibility. Shelters may not have showers (we do), so residents … Continued

Connection Community

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This past May, community of NE Seattle held their shelter meal for the residents at Maple Leaf Lutheran Church. On the same Sunday, I spent the afternoon harvesting lettuce at the Meadowbrook Community Garden to be donated to the Lake … Continued

Students Share Meal

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Students from Willamette University visiting the Meadowbrook neighborhood donated a  pizza meal to the residents of Maple Leaf Shelter this past Wednesday evening. Papa Murphy’s Take Home Pizza in Lake City offered discounted rates to the visiting student group. The … Continued

5th Annual Empty Bowls

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5th Annual Empty Bowls benefiting North HelplineSunday May 4, 2014 Noon-3 pmThe commons at Nathan Hale High School, 10750 30th Ave NE Select a handcrafted bowl created by local students and artisans. Enjoy live music while savoring a meal of … Continued

Nickelsville Shelter Fundraiser

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Nickelsville Shelter Fundraiser at Keystone Church in Wallingford served up delicious pancakes on the seasonally cool Saturday.  Karen and Terry V enjoyed the meal and opportunity to meet some of the residents, as well.  Seemed like a great turn out … Continued