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Good health makes a difference throughout our daily lives: at home, at work, shopping for groceries. People who are physically and mentally well are more involved, productive and empowered.


 

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Increase access to healthcare services
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Strengthen the ability of organizations to provide and deliver healthcare services
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Promote the well-being of our community's most vulnerable residents
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Center for Human Services »Center for Human Services (CHS) is a private, nonprofit agency whose mission is to strengthen the community through counseling, education, and support to children, youth, adults, & families in North King County and South Snohomish County.
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YMCA of Greater Seattle »Since 1876, the YMCA of Greater Seattle has served the community through programs and services that build strong kids, strong families, and strong communities.
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Washington State Coalition Against Domestic Violence »We are a nonprofit coalition of 73 shelter and domestic violence survivor programs in rural, urban and Indian Country communities.
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Building Awareness of the Need for Healthcare Reform
CodeBlueNow! raises awareness about the need for healthcare reform, educates the public about the possibilities of a workable healthcare system, and then encourages public action toward tangible change. The organization’s Voters’ Healthcare Platform draws from market research as well as grassroots public opinion data collected from more than 6,000 survey participants across the country.
62% of American bankruptcies are linked to medical bills.
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Kids Count Data Center
The Annie E. Casey Foundation's KIDS COUNT Data Center provides more than 100 indicators of child well-being, including economic status, health, safety and risk factors.
Washington ranks 14 in nation in overall health
Washington state ranks No. 14 in the country in overall health, according to the latest America's Health Rankings survey. 
If I Had One More Day
The most recent report of findings and recommendations from the Washington State Domestic Violence Fatality Review.
Making Sustainability Legal
Sightline Institute's "Making Sustainability Legal" project is working to remove outdated rules that stop affordable, green solutions.
Environmental Health News
The mission of Environmental Health News is to advance the public’s understanding of environmental health issues by publishing its own journalism and providing access to worldwide news.

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