Contribute to SHARE

Meal/Food donation link and guidelines HERE In the mid-1990’s, Maple Leaf Lutheran Church welcomed SHARE shelter part time to the NE Seattle-Meadowbrook community. In these very different and hopeful times, the community and the hosts have now welcomed our guests full time, since March 2020. Can you help? This has created an opportunity for community […]

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CARE for another

Northeast Seattle’s full time shelter in Lake City’s Meadowbrook neighborhood began in March, 2020. With 16 residents settled in, many in community have been able to send support with meals, and other ancillary CARE. The coed shelter has been fortunate with zero outbreaks. The shelter relies heavily on the food bank in Lake City. Just […]

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Micro greens, Macro CARE

BIG thanks to the local farm-school program from Waldorf HS at Magnuson Park. The indoor growing program story was shared here last summer (https://www.mc-care.org/mccare/index.php/2019/06/06/indoor-farmers-at-magnuson-park/). The future is here and food security could not be a bigger issue than today. Their donation of microgreens (sunflower and pea sprouts, yum!) to the Maple Leaf SHARE shelter is […]

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Coffee CARE

This past Wednesday became Maple Leaf Lutheran Church’s first foray into 24/7 shelter for existing residents at the SHARE Shelter. Over the years, residents have been invited in to the church full time on holidays through out the calendar year. This is very different. MC2 operates to serve the local community. With schools closed (after […]

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Out there CARE / Sign up today!

The SHARE shelter in Meadowbrook/Lake City is now full-time. Community has put together a link/schedule for volunteers to support residents in their effort to ‘shelter in place’. With nearby food bank in Lake City and four grocery stores in the vicinity, residents appreciate and benefit from any community support. Take a look at the link […]

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Announcement from Maple Leaf Lutheran Church in Meadowbrook on hosting 24/7 SHARE Coed Shelter

With Washington state now sheltering in place, Maple Leaf Lutheran Church in Meadowbrook and our partner SHARE/WHEEL (since 1996) have expanded the hours of our nightly shelter to provide safe, 24-hour housing for 14 residents. These residents now have a comfortable, protected place to stay day and night until Seattle’s businesses and services reopen. Our […]

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Cabinet WAS bare

MC2 worked with church members in 2019 to create a space next to Hygiene Center that helped Maple Leaf SHARE residents get ready for day. The room is designated for ironing clothes or as a quiet place in the evening to read. Also staged was an empty cabinet left over from a World Vision after […]

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ALL Warm Drive – THANKS!

Aegis Living @ Ravenna sponsored a warm clothing drive this past Holiday Season for the coed shelter at Maple Leaf Lutheran Church in Meadowbrook. Pictured is Sue Donovan of Aegis-Ravenna with MC2 contact. In the Fall of 2018 she walked the shelter accommodations and asked if a warm clothing drive for the residents would be welcome? Of course, ‘yes’, came the reply. The Ravenna site, located on 15th NE, focus‘ on retirement and memory care. Very welcoming […]

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