Firesteel blog posts are now at YWCA’s new & improved website,! StoryCorps & past actions will remain on this site for now.

See new blog posts

Spark change. End homelessness.

Learn how homelessness affects families in your community, and what you can do about it.

Learn More

Spark Change

Homelessness is not a hopeless problem. With compassion and activism, we can solve it. Join us in speaking up and sparking change. Your voice matters.

Get Involved

Partner Events

Addressing West Coast Homelessness: Conversation with Seattle and San Francisco Mayors

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017 from 6:30pm to 9:00pm
Pigott Auditorium at Seattle University | 1016 E. Marion St. | Seattle, WA 98122
Join Seattle Mayor Murray and San Francisco Mayor Lee to discuss strategies and goals for addressing individual and family homelessness. You will learn about services and methods for combating homelessness used in California and Washington state.

Poverty Simulation Workshop

Saturday, January 14th, 2017 from 9:00am to 12:00pm
St. Louise Parish | 141 156th Ave SE | Bellevue, WA 98007
What choices would you make if you had little time and little money to spare? Come to a poverty simulation workshop with an open mind and heart, ready to learn experientially about issues of poverty and homelessness.

Housing and Homelessness Advocacy Day

Thursday, February 2nd, 2017 from 8:00am to 4:00pm
United Churches | 110 11th Ave SE | Olympia, WA 98501
Each year, the Washington Low Income Housing Alliance organizes one of the largest advocacy days during the legislative session. Join this important day of action!

More Partner Events

Stories that Inspire

Get the Firesteel Blog in Your Inbox