What we do:

Seattle Milk Fund empowers parents toward higher education opportunities by funding child care grants and providing family support.

Our goal is for parents to realize their higher education potential, which can create a brighter and more stable financial future for their families.

Annual Members’ Meeting and Brunch
“Spring Forward”

Join us for an update on Seattle Milk Fund’s future! Congratulate this year’s Fruit and Flower Honoree, hear from a current Seattle Milk Fund Grantee, and catch up with friends. A big thank you to the Jean H. Shields Circle for hosting this event.

Saturday, May 16 at 10 a.m.
Sandpoint Country Club
8333 55th Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98115
$30 per person

Register online or by calling the office at 206.526.7644. Please RSVP for the event before May 8, 2015. Hope to see you there!

New Volunteer Opportunities

Passionate about helping families? We are looking for your energy! A myriad of volunteer positions are available with Seattle Milk Fund for people with various interests and expertise.

Open volunteer positions:

  • Volunteer Mentor – This is a great, flexible position that allows you to directly connect with the students in our program. This at-home position requires, on average, one hour of volunteering per month. Our mentors support our students and their families throughout the academic quarter by providing encouragement, resources, and guidance as they progress towards graduation. By volunteering for this position, you will be offering our students the best preparation for life after graduation — giving them a much needed boost for today’s competitive job market. You can read about our current students and their successes here.
  • Spring Cleaning Party - Roll up your sleeves Wednesday, April 22 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and come celebrate Earth Day with us! We’re looking for volunteers to help spruce up the inside and outside of our office. Tasks include gardening, office organization, garage de-cluttering, and anything else you can think of to make our office shine. Snacks and drinks will be provided.
  • Thank You CrewAre you available Thursday, May 7 or Monday, May 18? If so, come over to our office and help us thank our donors by writing cards and making phone calls. Any amount of time that you can devote between 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on these days would be greatly appreciated. Snacks and drinks will be provided.

If you would like to volunteer for any of these positions, please contact us at program@seattlemilkfund.org or 206-526-7944.

Are you new to Seattle Milk Fund, and interested in future volunteer opportunities? Or, do you have a special skill or talent you’d like to share with us? We’d love to hear from you! Please fill out this form and we’ll be in touch soon.

Annual Report Card

Seattle Milk Fund’s 2013-2014 Annual Report Card is now available. Thank you for supporting Seattle Milk Fund’s local families.

Annual Report Postcard Front

Seattle Milk Fund is now on LinkedIn

If you’re on LinkedIn, we want to stay connected with you! Follow us for future volunteer opportunities and job postings.

CookieFest 2014 Raises Sweet Funds

CookieFest2014

Thanks to our volunteers, bakers and customers for coming together for CookieFest–it was a big success! The cookies sold out in just over two hours, and we raised over $6,500 for our program.

Photos are now available from CookieFest. Thank you to Rudy Lopez Photography for donating their services.

Success Story

Zuhra

Zuhra1 On a windy evening in the summer of 1992, Zuhra, along with her mother, six sisters, and brother, fled their home in Kabul City, Afghanistan. The civil war had caused them to leave abruptly and find safety in a province north of Afghanistan. What she Read more...

Elizabeth

Elizabeth Elizabeth Seattle Milk Fund is delighted to welcome Elizabeth, into the Child Care and Family Support Program, as a new grantee. Elizabeth’s education journey is one of love, inspiration and determination. A few years ago, Elizabeth and her fiancée decided to have a baby. Having Read more...

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