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Green Bag Volunteer-Hunger Relief

GREEN BAGS PROGRAM Dear Neighbor, In the past few years since the recession hit, the face of hunger is changing. Food banks are now seeing people who have never had to ask for assistance before come through their lines. Locally, our food banks have experienced an increase in demand as much as 18%. One in […]

Aging & Adult Long Term Care Ombuds

“ A Long Term Care Ombuds (Ombuds) is a trained, certified, and authorized volunteer (through the Washington State Ombudsman’s Office) that advocates for residents living in long term care community like nursing homes, assisted living, and adult family homes. Ombuds are needed to assist residents understand and exercise their rights and to become self-advocates in […]