Veterans select name for MSC’s Veterans Housing Project!

A small focus group comprised of veterans (and some current duty service members) recently selected William J. Wood Veterans House as the name of the Multi-Service Center’s Veterans Housing Project being built on Pacific Highway near Dash Point Road in Federal Way. The selection committee represented a diverse group of veterans from all branches of [...]

2016-09-14T10:57:55-07:00September 14th, 2016|Giving, Housing, News/Media, Stories of Hope|0 Comments

Feeding the Soul

Sarah was walking down the hall of the nursing home when a partially opened door caught her eye. She saw the name of a man and a woman on the door that she did not recognize. As a volunteer Long-Term Care Ombuds, she regularly visited residents to make sure their needs were being met and [...]

2016-05-03T17:36:07-07:00April 14th, 2016|Giving, LTCOP, Stories of Hope, Volunteers|0 Comments

Businesses needed for MSC Summer Meals Drive

Summer means less access to food for many children in our community. Families who receive free and reduced meals at school struggle to find a way to replace those meals during school vacation months. It is also a time when food bank resources are low. Local businesses and organizations can help ease this burden by [...]

2016-04-13T20:02:49-07:00April 7th, 2016|Food/Clothing Bank, Giving, News/Media|0 Comments

Brooklake Church Turkey Drive

Brooklake Church in Federal Way is having it's Big Ol' Turkey Round-Up on November 22! The turkeys collected will be distributed to families for Thanksgiving through the MSC food bank. Their goal this year is to donate over 1000 turkeys. Please consider donating a turkey. Bring turkeys to Brooklake Church on the morning of November [...]

2015-11-17T22:46:58-08:00November 17th, 2015|Food/Clothing Bank, Giving, News/Media|0 Comments

Inspiring Others

Ken Clark has always had an interest in supporting community organizations. When Ken took over as owner of Sparks Car Care in 2014, he wanted to carry on the philanthropic tradition that Sparks Car Care embodied since it opened in 1985. “I wanted to make sure that we kept the philanthropic ideals that have always [...]

2016-12-16T09:43:59-08:00September 17th, 2015|Giving, News/Media, Stories of Hope, Volunteers|0 Comments

Connecting Through Community Service

“My generation tends to want to give their time more than money,” says Jenny Vasquez, General Manager at the Courtyard Marriott in Federal Way and chair of MSC's Crab Feed for the last two years. “We're more team-oriented, and devoted to causes. So when I got to Federal Way, I thought immediately 'Here's my opportunity.' [...]

2015-07-31T19:01:50-07:00August 4th, 2015|Events, Giving, Volunteers|0 Comments

SAVE THE DATE! MSC Helps Luncheon is October 22

Gather your friends and join us for our second annual MSC Helps fundraising luncheon to benefit MSC! Thursday, October 22, 2015 11:30am Registration 12:00pm Program Emerald Downs, Auburn Honorary Co-Chairs: Jim Berrios, Bob Celski, and Pete Lewis Emcee: Meeghan Black Interested in being a table captain or sponsor? Please e-mail [email protected] for more information. KEYNOTE [...]

2016-11-28T12:44:58-08:00July 15th, 2015|Events, Giving|0 Comments

Help kids go back to school with Project Cool

We know the school year is ending for many kids this week, but it's not too early to start thinking about next year! Project Cool is collecting school and dental supplies now and all summer long to provide homeless children with school supplies next fall. This year, Project Cool will be providing more than 1,400 [...]

2016-11-28T12:44:58-08:00June 19th, 2015|Events, Giving, News/Media|0 Comments

A Little Goes A Long Way

Bev and Wayne Triplett have volunteered at MSC for an amazing nine years. “We made the commitment, so it is important to follow through,” says Wayne. And follow through they have! Bev and Wayne not only dedicate volunteer time weekly to the food bank at MSC; they also are involved in MSC’s V3 Volunteer Project [...]

2016-11-28T12:45:01-08:00March 13th, 2015|Giving, Volunteers|0 Comments

Gift of Giving

"I'm fortunate to have enough, and when you have enough, you have enough to share," said Lois Watt as she visited MSC last month. Lois is concerned with the widening gap she sees between the "have" and "have-nots" and has decided that she will be someone who can make a difference. Lois knows she can't [...]

2016-11-28T12:45:02-08:00November 30th, 2013|Giving|0 Comments