Community Archives - Amara
Together We Thrive audience at the Museum of Flight

Together We Thrive Raises Over $420,000 to Help Families Soar

All of us at Amara are filled with gratitude for the amazing turnout and show of support at our Together We Thrive event. It was a truly magical evening at the Museum of Flight, featuring inspiring stories from our work and the extraordinary David Ambroz, who encouraged us all to keep moving forward with hope.

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Sharing Love and Warmth this Holiday Season

There’s been a lot of love shining in our offices lately. Groups of volunteers have wrapped and sorted generous holiday gift donations and helped make sure we could get them to families on a weekend day that worked best for them. We are very grateful to all who joined us to make this special time

Giving Tuesday 2023email Sigs

At Amara, It’s All About Love – Love for Kids, Families & Community

When you give to Amara, you surround children in foster care and their families with a constellation of love and support during some of the most difficult times of their lives. When there is hardship, parents and caregivers can step up for one another. Amara is there for all of them—children, parents, and caregivers —

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Through the Foster Lens Inspires Us All

We are so grateful to everyone who participated in our Through the Foster Lens photo exhibit and fundraiser. Together we raised both crucial funding for our programs and awareness of the lived experiences of those who have been impacted by the child welfare system. Each evening provided opportunities for us to connect on a personal

Lucretia Charles Angela

Celebrating an Inspirational Life

Amara has been lucky over the years to have known and kept in touch with an incredible woman for 100 years.   That’s not a typo.   Lucretia Way was born in 1923 and spent the first couple years of her life at Amara – then known as the Medina Baby Home, an orphanage – before being

Families gathered at Amara's Family Resource Center

Amara Celebrates a Generous Grant from the Ballmer Group

Amara received a generous multi-year grant totaling $2 million from the Ballmer Group earlier this year. This grant is supporting Amara’s mission to help children and families most impacted by Washington’s child welfare system. Together, Amara and the Ballmer Group intend to help transform the child welfare system in ways that reduce systemic injustice and