The Seattle Times Fund For The Needy

Fund For The Needy

Since 1979, the Fund For The Needy has helped support some of the most vulnerable members of our community, including children, families and seniors. In three decades, generous readers of The Seattle Times have donated a total of more than $16.3 million, 100 percent of which goes directly to local agencies who address critical community needs.

Where your money goes

The Fund For The Needy helps fund 12 local nonprofit agencies specializing in preventative and remedial services for families and individuals at risk. Your donation means these agencies can provide more people with the opportunity to make a change for the better.

Success stories

During our annual fundraising drive, The Seattle Times publishes in-depth weekly articles about Fund For The Needy agencies and the people they help. These powerful stories highlight the critical services your donations can provide.

Benefit events

Enjoy local activities, performances and more while making a real difference for those in need. Each year, The Seattle Times partners with businesses in the community to direct a percentage of the revenue from these events to the Fund For The Needy.

You can also contribute to the Fund For The Needy by printing and mailing this donation form.

The IRS has recognized The Seattle Times Fund For The Needy as a 501 (c) (3) organization. As such, your donation is tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.



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The IRS has recognized The Seattle Times Fund For The Needy as a 501 (c) (3) organization. As such, your donation is tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.