Lake Washington Institute of Technology to hold recurring community resource fair

  • Wednesday, January 10, 2018 1:30pm
  • News

Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech) will host a Community Resource Fair on Jan. 11 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The fair is part of a series of events held several times a year in partnership with the City of Kirkland, City of Redmond, WorkSource Seattle-King County, and the King County Library System (Kingsgate, Kirkland, and Redmond libraries).

The events will bring community and college resources together in one location to support low-income, marginalized populations who face multiple barriers. Services will include housing, transportation, food assistance, mental health, immigrant/refugee services, health and dental care, training and education, domestic violence, disability support, and others.

The January fair is the center of a multifaceted, volunteer service project that honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy and his fight against poverty and inequality. Since November 2017, project volunteers have been helping with a campus-wide food drive, as well as creating and distributing information about poverty and hunger in the United States, in order to bring awareness to the food insecurity crisis. Volunteers will assemble bags of the donated items prior to the Resource Fair and distribute them to those in need at the event. The fair is free and open to members of the community.

For more information about the Community Resource Fair, visit LWTech.edu/ResourceFair

More in News

Kim Wyman, Washington’s secretary of state and chief elections officer, discusses the importance of election integrity with the Redmond Rotary on April 12. Katie Metzger/staff photo
Wyman prepared to protect elections

Washington’s secretary of state talks hacking, social media and more at Redmond Rotary.

Kirkland honors volunteers, including first Founders Award winner

Volunteers gave 33,000 hours to the city in 2017, a contribution valued at $1 million.

Kirkland homeless women’s, family shelter to serve the Eastside 24/7

The facility will be the first of its kind on the Eastside.

Assault kits provide ‘fresh start’ for survivors

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

LWSD’s budget earns Meritorious Budget Award

The award reflects the district’s strategic goal of being fiscally responsible.

EvergreenHealth receives recertification as Level III Trauma Center

The certification indicates the center provides high standards of trauma care for patients.

King County Council passes renter protections bill

The legislation is intended to prevent landlords from discriminating based on the source of a prospective tenant’s income.

Photo courtesy of PSE
PSE offers ways to reduce carbon footprints this Earth Month

PSE plans to hand out thousands of seeds and seedlings at events throughout the Eastside.

Kirkland proclaims April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Local resident shares how community resources helped her family heal from abuse.

Most Read