Updated April 29, 2020
We are grateful to be part of a community that values public health expertise. The efforts of so many to follow ‘stay at home’, hygiene and social distancing guidance is making a big difference for DESC clients and the community as a whole. Continue reading “Updates from the Front Lines of Our COVID-19 Response”
The regional day of giving known as GiveBIG is more important than ever this year. And thanks to our generous donors, all donations will be matched 100% up to $88,000 until May 6th.
Donate now and make sure your gift gets matched! Continue reading “GiveBIG Early Giving Starts Today!”
In accordance with the social distancing measures in effect, we are postponing our Gimme Shelter concert to later in the year (likely November).
We’re so disappointed by the situation, but it’s the right thing to do to ensure the health and safety of our staff, the band, and you, our amazing supporters. Continue reading “Gimme Shelter 2020 Update”
Our latest update available here.
Update from April 8, 2020
The COVID-19 emergency continues to present evolving challenges to all of us at DESC, but I’m proud to share that we continue to rise to these challenges thanks to our incredibly dedicated team of employees and our many partners in the community. Continue reading “DESC’s activities related to COVID-19”
A recent KOMO TV piece about emergency calls to DESC’s programs in the 500 block of Third Avenue did not provide a complete view of what is occurring and why. Continue reading “A Note About Our Main Shelter”