Train for Run Like a Girl

§ April 4th, 2014 § Filed under Events, Health, Run Like a Girl § Tagged , , § No Comments

Less than 8 weeks till the 3rd Annual Run Like a Girl 10k & 5k. Get ready by taking part in one or both of our training opportunities. Fun and Free! Run Like a Girl 10k & 5k will be held on Sunday, June 1, 2014 at Fort Vancouver.

Strength Training
Victor Fitness is offering gym access fo[......]

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HP employees donate household goods to transitional housing

§ March 29th, 2014 § Filed under Partnerships, Programs § Tagged , , , § No Comments

To coincide with International Women’s Day on March 8, 2014, HP in Vancouver held a necessities drive for Second Step Housing. Employees generously donated toiletries, cleaning products, general household items, baby products, and much more to benefit families living in our transitional housing prop[......]

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Welcome Home Baskets for Families

§ March 26th, 2014 § Filed under Housing, Programs, Women Helping Women § No Comments

It is our annual necessities spring drive! Throughout the months of April and May, we will be collecting an assortment of items for our transitional housing program. Donations of household supplies, personal hygiene items, and new linens and towels will be used to create Welcome Home Baskets for new[......]

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Second Step Housing welcomes new board members

§ March 18th, 2014 § Filed under Annoucements § No Comments

Second Step Housing is happy to welcome three new members to its Board of Directors: Beth Kutzera, Carol McCaulley and Bill Victor.

Beth Kutzera is a social service supervisor with Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). Beth has a Masters in Social Work and has been with DCFS since 19[......]

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Support Second Step Housing when you shop at Fred Meyer

§ January 31st, 2014 § Filed under Annoucements, Donors, Partnerships § Tagged , , , § No Comments

It’s easy with Fred Meyer’s Community Rewards program!

Fred Meyer recently announced its Fred Meyer Community Rewards program, a new way for local non-profits to receive donations from Fred Meyer Stores by placing control of its community donations into the hands of its customers. Fred Meyer will d[......]

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Master Gardener Foundation Awards Grant To Women Helping Women – Yards & Gardens

§ January 31st, 2014 § Filed under Annoucements, Health, Partnerships, Programs, Women Helping Women § Tagged , , , , , § No Comments

The Master Gardener Foundation of Clark County has awarded a grant to Second Step Housing’s Women Helping Women Yards & Gardens program. The Yards & Gardens program, led by Martha Brett, introduces Second Step Housing residents to the art and benefits of landscaping and gardening.  With the[......]

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Holiday Thanks

§ January 31st, 2014 § Filed under Annoucements, Donors, Holidays, Programs § No Comments

We are grateful to the generous individuals, businesses, schools, churches, friends and families who provided meals, toys, pjs, books, and gifts to support children and families living in our housing and receiving services. Thank you for making their holidays truly special!

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Wreaths and Cookies: a perfect combination

§ December 16th, 2013 § Filed under Holidays, Programs, Volunteers, Women Helping Women § No Comments

Creativity abounded on Saturday afternoon at the Wreath Making and Cookie Exchange workshop. Martha Brett, Women Helping Women’s Program Manager, pulled out all the stops for the ever so popular annual wreath making workshop. Wreath frames, greens galore, pine cones, bows, ornaments, and an assortme[......]

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Adventure Dental brings holiday joy to families

§ December 13th, 2013 § Filed under Donors, Holidays § Tagged , , § No Comments

For the third year in a row, Adventure Dental: Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics has provided toys and blankets to families served by Second Step Housing through their holiday party’s toy drive. This year, we also received 56 beautiful hand-knitted hats and scarves! These will not only be keeping[......]

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Zumiez Foundation donates to Second Step Housing for the 8th year in a row

§ December 10th, 2013 § Filed under Donors, Holidays, Partnerships § No Comments

It has been rather chilly these past few weeks. For the families we serve, being able to purchase warm coats, hats and gloves can be difficult, especially at this time of the year. Thanks to Zumiez, many of them will not have to worry about this this year. Zumiez donated 35 boxes filled with coats,[......]

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