New neighbor Tent City 4

Come visit TC4, our new neighbors, with their Open House in Lake City. The self managed outdoor shelter is now set for the year. A major change from the TC4 routine of 3-4 month stays and then set up again somewhere else. My drop off donation experience of just-harvested snap peas was welcomed and very […]

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Shelter towel drive success!

It wasn’t always that the coed shelter at Maple Leaf Lutheran Church in Meadowbrook had laundry and showers. When King Co Executive Bob Ferguson was holding a community meeting at the church community hall many years ago, the event had an appointed end so the shelter could open up on time. Unaware, the local ‘kid’ […]

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Meadowbrook Shelter Towel Drive

The Lake City Coed Shelter in the Meadowbrook neighborhood is in need of clean, used or new towels. A towel drive will be held Friday, April 5 to Monday, April 15.Many thanks to Blue Poppy Floral in Wedgwood for the hosting a drop off site. MC2 appreciates the opportunity, as Blue Poppy Floral (8507 35th […]

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City Shelters get new mats

Early October saw the delivery of new mats to Meadowbrook’s SHARE shelter. Other church hosts swung by and picked up theirs, as well. The organization usually lives on second-hand mat donations to keep their operations running comfortably. This is a much needed upgrade. Meadowbrook had the room to disperse without traffic issues or congestion access, […]

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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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