#tacklehomelessness on the Eastside

It’s Friday and the night is lit by stadium lights and cheering fans. With each touchdown a sense of pride in your team builds - a feeling that you anticipate and look forward to all year. 

For Lake Washington High School, each touchdown not only brings them closer to winning a game, but it also helps our community get one step closer to ending homelessness on the Eastside. Through our partnership with Attain Housing, we have pledged to donate $20 for every touchdown made by Lake Washington. As a proud sponsor of Attain Housing, we are looking forward to bringing more awareness to this incredible organization within the community.

Although the Eastside is known for being affluent and overall well-off, there are many whose lives are affected by homelessness. Attain Housing is a local organization that has been a resource for both families and individuals in the Eastside since 1989. They are dedicated to providing housing support to those who need it through various programs. For example, The Transitional Housing Program helps families with one or more children under the age of 18, find a stable place to live for up to two years in one of Attain Housing’s 32 homes. 

Our fundraising effort was inspired by the Windermere partnership with the Seattle Seahawks, for every home game tackle they make Windermere Real Estate donates $100 to The Windermere Foundation. 

At a local level, we plan on making an impact with the help of our community which is possible with the efforts of the Lake Washington Booster Club, as well as parents and families of the community.  

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A special shout out to the Lake Washington Football program, whose team is dedicated to building and maintaining relationships within the community, because after all #wearekirkland. 

Check back into our Facebook and Instagram to see how our team is doing and how much we have raised! Go Kangs!

To learn more about Attain Housing and their efforts on the Eastside or to donate to this cause please visit https://www.attainhousing.org/

Our goal at Windermere Kirkland is to be a resource for the community. Aside from helping you buy or sell your home, our team is dedicated to adding value to our city. Every other Tuesday we will be posting a blog post highlighting different people, businesses, communities, and more throughout Kirkland. Stay tuned! 

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Mike Connolly