Get Involved

Join us in helping our neighbors. There are many ways to get involved!

Volunteer Your Time

We love our volunteers!

Our dedicated volunteers make it possible for us to help our neighbors in need by taking applications over the phone or sorting and distributing clothing at the Clothesline clothing store. Be a great neighbor and join the West Seattle Helpline team! Complete our online application form:

Become a Board Member

Board members guide West Seattle Helpline’s service and growth. Help us build on our history of service!

The West Seattle Helpline’s Board of Directors is responsible for ensuring the sustainability of the Helpline while supporting the Executive Director in providing assistance to our West Seattle neighbors in need. Participation on the Board is by invitation and is open to members of our community who are excited to shape the direction of our growth and improve the lives of our neighbors in West Seattle and White Center.

Key activities include:

  • Attending monthly board meetings
  • Fundraising
  • Event planning
  • Professional assistance
  • Community outreach

If you'd like to apply or receive more information on becoming a Helpline board member, please email us at info@wshelpline.org.

Attend One of Our Events

We host the “Taste of West Seattle” every spring and the “Neighbors Helping Neighbors Fall Auction” every year. Come enjoy yourself and support West Seattle Helpline all at once! We'll always announce the next event in our news section well ahead of time, and we hope to see you at the next one!

Donate New or Gently Used Clothing

West Seattle Helpline’s free clothing store, The Clothesline, always needs clothing!  We accept new and gently used clothing for infants, children, and adults. 

Make a Contribution

Our supporters make it possible for us to serve our community.  Donating online is quick, easy, and goes straight to helping our neighbors in need!