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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, pull[......]

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Yards and Gardens Expands and Blooms

§ November 27th, 2013 § Filed under Health, Housing, Programs, Volunteers, Women Helping Women § No Comments

Yards and Gardens has had a busy year! Some of our recent accomplishments include:

  • Installing a community garden to benefit the families living in[......]

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Making Connections with Women Helping Women

§ October 28th, 2013 § Filed under Programs, Volunteers, Women Helping Women § No Comments

Women Helping Women provides mentoring, empowerment workshops and a yards & gardens program for the women and families in Second Step Housing’s Transitional Housing program. Led by Martha Brett, Women Helping Women Program Manager, mentors, mentees, volunteers and staff get together a few times a year to make connections, socialize, learn a new skill, or give back to the community. The empowerment workshops help to increase competences, confidence and self-esteem in a supportive, safe environment for the women served by Second Step Housing.[......]

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A new coat of paint brings many smiles

§ September 3rd, 2013 § Filed under Housing, Partnerships, Volunteers § No Comments

Earlier this summer, 19 volunteers from Serve with Liberty spent five days adding color and life to four of our transitional housing properties. Residents were thrilled to have newly painted rooms, transforming their house into homes they love coming “home” to. But don’t take our world for it, read what some of our very happy residents had to say:[......]

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Bringing Easter Cheer to Second Step Housing Families

§ March 29th, 2013 § Filed under Annoucements, Donors, Holidays, Volunteers § No Comments

We had some very busy neighbors prepping Easter baskets and food boxes for 35 families in our Transitional Housing Program.  The Easter baskets were a[......]

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Family Farm Donates 112 Christmas Trees to Second Step

§ December 12th, 2012 § Filed under Donors, Holidays, Volunteers § No Comments

For the second year in a row, The Family Farm in Graham, WA, donated Christmas trees to Second Step families. This year, Cyndi and Greg Helle, owners[......]

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Charter College Sets Up Giving Tree to Benefit Second Step

§ December 11th, 2012 § Filed under Donors, Holidays, Volunteers § No Comments

Charter College has set up a giving tree to benefit the children of families served by Second Step Housing. They’ve also added a donation bin to colle[......]

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Local Child Band to Play Benefit Concert for Second Step

§ December 10th, 2012 § Filed under Donors, Holidays, Volunteers § No Comments

Local child band Curly & the Knuckleheads will be holding a benefit concert for Second Step Housing on Saturday, Dec. 15 at 6:30pm at Pop Culture,[......]

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LDS Youth Group Donates 460 Hours and 150 Mowed Lawns

§ July 25th, 2012 § Filed under Donors, Volunteers § No Comments

In late June, a group of about 100 youth volunteers and 12 adult volunteers from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints donated about 460[......]

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Good to Grow: Second Step Housing partners with Master Gardeners Foundation of Clark County

§ April 23rd, 2012 § Filed under Partnerships, Volunteers § No Comments

But if each [wo]man could have his own house, a large garden to cultivate and healthy surroundings – then, I thought, there will be for them a better[......]

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