Perspective

Episode 2: Charities in Seattle mobilized for good

Kendra VanderMeulen from NCF Northwest shares stories of small businesses and charities who are keeping the doors open by innovating business models and meeting the needs of the community in the midst of this crisis.    

Inside this episode:

  • A powerful reminder to press into generosity even in crisis
  • Leverage innovation during this time! There are three industries where innovation is happening: hospitality, entertainment, education
  • We are called to help people who are living on the edge, especially in the midst of crisis
  • NCF Northwest has put together a website for collecting and sharing stories, which you can see here
  • Big Table is a ministry serving the hospitality industry with immediate crisis care. They have offered to share their model so other communities can replicate
  • Jubilee Reach is a local community care center continuing to serve children in unique and innovative ways
  • Medical Teams International has pivoted their entire organization to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and supporting local health systems

Links: World Vision USA, NCF Northwest, Big Table, Canlis Restaurant, Article on Canlis Restaurant, Jubilee Reach, Medical Teams International

Key topics: Hospitality, education, healthcare


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