All lives have equal value.

All lives have equal value.

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The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is a global organization, but our roots are here in the Pacific Northwest, where the Gates family has lived for generations. Here at home, we invest in improving education from preschool through college, preventing family homelessness, and strengthening community engagement, in order to ensure that every child has a chance to reach their full potential, regardless of race, gender, ethnicity, or family income.

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Nexus Youth & Families

The foundation supports Nexus Youth and Families so they can continue providing essential, emergency shelter, clothing and supplies for youth experiencing homelessness.

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Bellwether Housing

The foundation is proud to support Bellwether's efforts to bring more affordable housing to our community.

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We Are In!

We're proud to stand with a diverse group of partners who support regional, common-sense solutions to ending homelessness in King County. We Are In is a new campaign, with the belief that a problem of this complexity and scale requires a new approach.

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8 Things to Remember from 2019

We’ve learned so much from partners, communities, and families across Washington State this year. From embedding equity in philanthropy, to celebrating student success, to a new regional path forward tackling homelessness.

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