Helping others through simple, innovative projects

We focus on helping and empowering Seattle’s vulnerable communities while teaching the foundation of organizing so people can go out and create their own movements.

The Pledge

A collection of socially conscious Seattle businesses helping homeless Seattleites. The Pledge is simple: Help others by offering what you can – a free coffee/water, a bathroom break, etc – regardless of a person’s ability to make a purchase.


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Tenant Rights Bootcamps

A neighborhood-by-neighborhood series empowering renters to learn their rights, find solutions to common issues, and stand up against displacement.


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InterVAL

A network of Seattle service providers helping to simplify and normalize the voting process while helping to elevate the voices of our unhoused neighbors.


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Our Mission


We strive to connect people with resources through innovative projects and are dedicated to training the next generation of community organizers. 

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Our projects focus on helping and empowering Seattle’s vulnerable communities.

Each one focuses on a specific topic and tackles challenges in simple innovative ways. 

We believe in community organizing.

 We want to help others, while sharing the foundation of organizing, so people can go out and create their own movements.

Did you know? Tenant relocation assistance doesn’t cover many roommates. Could that impact you? We want to hear your story.

11

Interim voting access locations for homeless neighbors

23

ZIP codes served by Tenant Rights Bootcamps in 2017

6,900

Views on our online map of 20 businesses serving homeless neighbors

In the News

We’ve been featured in stories by prominent local, national, and international outlets such as:

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You can be part of the movement

Any person can be part of Be:Seattle and our efforts to make Seattle a more equitable city.

Volunteer

Use your expertise to help others! Volunteers are the backbone of Be:Seattle and the more folks that volunteer, the more we can help our neighbors. So, how about it? Are you with us?

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Corporation Volunteer

We have partnered with Seattle’s largest companies via Benevity.  For every volunteer hour worked, Participating employers will donate to Be:Seattle.

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Intern

Use your knowledge and experience as an organizational leader. Interns at Be:Seattle take the lead on projects and community partnerships. 


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Donate

We are primarily donor funded, so even if you’re unable to volunteer, you can still make a huge impact.  Your donation will go directly toward running programs helping  your Seattle neighbors.

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Be:Seattle has received grant funding from: