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Zenashe Earns U.S. Citizenship

Zenashe Earns U.S. Citizenship

Zenashe Ewnetu (L) immigrated to the United States from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, with her two young children in 2013. She fled domestic violence and abuse perpetrated by her children’s father who vowed to kill her if she ever returned. In May 2017, Zenashe began working...

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Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

First, let me just say, thank you! If you’re reading this, I suspect you understand how finding a warm, safe space to rest, eat hot nutritious food, bathe, and feel welcomed can positively impact a woman experiencing homelessness. But let me elaborate on what...

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2019 #GivingTuesday

2019 #GivingTuesday

“I love Elizabeth Gregory Home! There is no other shelter program in Seattle that makes you feel like home.” Brenda #GivingTuesday was founded in response to the promotion of over-consumption driven by Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Each year on the Tuesday after...

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EGH Launches Fall Coat Drive

EGH Launches Fall Coat Drive

Autumn is nearly here, and I am always curious about when the clocks will change back to standard time. This year, it lands on November 3rd.  For me, that extra hour feels like a treat, an hour for rest and replenishment. But for those who are homeless, it means one...

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At Home, At EGH

At Home, At EGH

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” Maya Angelou Recently I was asked after a presentation, “How many women who access services would you say call EGH “home”? That...

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Food Insecurity Goes Hand-in-Hand with Homelessness

Food Insecurity Goes Hand-in-Hand with Homelessness

Four years ago, Ramona became homeless at 64 years of age, losing not only a bed to sleep in, but a kitchen to cook in. She is one of the 652 clients at Elizabeth Gregory Home (EGH) who consumed 15,227 hot meals served at our drop-in Day Center in 2018. Most of the...

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