Heart & Science Magazine

Seattle Foundation's role is to create greater equity and opportunity in all aspects of a healthy community. To advance this ideal, we work every day with our philanthropic and community partners to unite passion and discipline to create lasting change. We call this intersection the heart and science of philanthropy.

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pdfHeart & Science Vol. 5 (pdf) Basic Needs and Vibrant Communities focus

pdfHeart & Science Vol. 4 (pdf) Health & Wellness and Education focus

pdf Heart & Science Vol. 3 (pdf) Global Giving and Economic Opportunity focus

pdf Heart & Science Vol. 2 (pdf) Arts & Culture and Environment focus

pdf Heart & Science Vol. 1 (pdf) Basic Needs and Vibrant Communities focus


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Greater Seattle enjoys unprecedented growth and prosperity. Yet many individuals in our region do not have the same opportunity to benefit from this collective economic success. There is widening and glaring economic disparity we cannot ignore. Read and share their stories to activate change.

Diane's Story

Diane shares her story of domestic abuse and the challenges she faced finding community resources and shelters that would help her raise a family in a healthier environment.

Tedele's Story

Tadele recently became a US citizen and, as a Yesler Terrace resident, is taking classes through a Seattle Housing Authority collaboration to help him achieve his entrepreneurial goals.

Addy's Story

Addy is an amazing person, wise way beyond her 4th grade years. Addy and her family have gone through some tough times living through homelessness, just recently getting into housing. View similar stories in Greater Seattle.