Neighbors Helping Neighbors 2018

Recap of our 9th Annual Fall Fundraiser!

Thank you to everyone who supported Neighbors Helping Neighbors Dinner & Auction this year! We are always in awe of the wonderful community we are part of - and this year you showed us you are more engaged than ever! Over 175 of our friends, neighbors, and community members joined us at The Hall at Fauntleroy for an exciting night of FUNdraising.  We enjoyed the cocktail hour with delightful live music from the amazing high school group the Aidan Siemann Trio. While listening, we bid on silent auction items, sipped wine and beer, and got silly in the photo booth sponsored by Hunt Jackson.

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We were welcomed into the dining room with an enchanting live performance from the Spiritual Travelers. Beautiful flower centerpieces adorned the tables courtesy of Florressence LLC, which guests were able to take home! We had a splendid time having bidding wars on all of the exciting live auction items while savoring the delicious dinner from Tuxedo and Tennis Shoes Catering & Events. Then, table runners got ready to sprint for delectable desserts during our infamous dessert dash. Board President, Nick Naubert, impressed us all by sharing the West Seattle Helpline’s accomplishments and positive impacts in our community this past year. Executive Director, Erin Dury Moore, put us in the shoes of WSH clients to help us better understand the reasons people need help before introducing our Neighbor of the Year.  

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The room got to their feet to  congratulate our 3rd annual Neighbor of the Year Award winner, Tracey Byrne, for her engagement with the community, generosity, energetic attitude, and commitment to serving our neighbors! Tracey touched us by sharing her journey of coming to the West Seattle Helpline for assistance years ago, how that support impacted her, and led her to become the WSH Board Vice President!

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What a memorable, heartfelt evening! We had such a lovely, fun filled night with all of our neighbors and are beyond excited to announce we raised over $113,000! Your enormous generosity and continuous support of the West Seattle Helpline and our community puts a stop  to homelessness before it starts through our emergency assistance programs - ensuring that none of our neighbors sleep on the streets.

Additionally, local businesses and organizations blew us away with their generosity and kindness, providing sponsorships ensuring the funds raised through Neighbors Helping Neighbors go directly to helping low-income families in West Seattle and White Center.  We extend a wholehearted thank you to all of our fantastic sponsors!

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Thank you to our diligent and detailed event coordinators, Jubilee Event Engineers, for all their hard work to make this the best event! Thanks to Stone Photography for the great images! A huge thank you to our board of directors, outstanding and energetic volunteers, and everyone who attended Neighbors Helping Neighbors 2018 for making this night a resounding success. YOU make our community great and we are so honored and grateful to be your neighbor.

We can’t wait to see you all at Neighbors Helping Neighbors 2019!

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