Encompass Blog

Category: Volunteers

January 26, 2024  |  Volunteers  |  By Encompass

According to AmeriCorps, in 2021, more than 60.7 million Americans volunteered through non-profit and community organizations, contributing $122.9 billion in economic value. This doesn’t even count the millions of people volunteering their time in the informal sector such as providing meals for others or helping a neighbor in need. Closer to home at Encompass, in […]

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Press Release: Katherine Ross Named Encompass Emeritus Board Member

December 5, 2019  |  Press Releases, Volunteers  |  By Encompass

For immediate release 12/5/19 North Bend, WA – On November 2, Encompass honored longtime Board Member Katherine Ross with the title of Emeritus Board Member. Encompass Executive Director Nela Cumming and Board President Joan Vaughn presented Ross with an award for her years of service onstage at the 2019 Encompass Autumn Gala. Encompass honors Board […]

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A Family Volunteering Together at Encompass

March 16, 2015  |  Family Stories, Volunteers  |  By Encompass

Our family has been volunteering together for many years, and continue looking forward to our next opportunity! We are the Sauer family; Melina, Kevin (parents), Ethan (15), Davis (13), and Lydia (12). We started volunteering within our local community for Boy Scout and Girl Scout service projects. We learned the value of helping others, developed […]

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Thanks for Giving Your Time at Encompass

November 25, 2014  |  Volunteers  |  By Encompass

In 2013, 350 volunteers donated 4085 hours of their time. Already in 2014, (as of October) 425 volunteers have donated 4180 hours! According to the Independent Sector website, those hours are valued at $111,690! But what happened as a result of those volunteer hours? Why does Encompass have a volunteer program?

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Dear Moms – your skills, time and energy are valued!

September 12, 2014  |  Parenting, Volunteers  |  By Encompass

While the officers of Moms strive to build community, they also hope to inspire every mother to know she has skills that are appreciated and needed! If you are a mom that wants to refresh your skills or learn new ones, Moms and Encompass are interested in your contribution of time, energy and creativity. Lisa Yeager, Manager of the Volunteer Program at Encompass, would love to chat with you to explore ways you might use your interests, hobbies and skills to nurture children, enrich families and inspire community. You can contact her at lisa.yeager@encompassnw.org or call 425-888-2777.

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