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Real Change is grateful to enjoy the financial support of over 1600 individuals, companies and foundations each year.

Please join us in thanking some our our most recent contributors:

Thanks to all of our Individual donors

Over 801 donors invested in the success of our Winter Fund Drive, raising more than $157,000.  Donations ranged in size from $5-$20,000, with grassroots donations between $25-200 making up most of the total. We welcomed 194 first time donors. The success of our Winter Fund Drive tells us that the work of Real Change does matter.  Thanks to all our donors!

Thanks to all our Foundation supporters

The RealNetworks Foundation made a 2013 award $10,000 for general operating support. We appreciate the time and energy the RealNetworks staff put into their grantmaking process.

The Medina Foundation awarded a grant of $30,000 to support 2013 operating expenses. A special thanks to the staff at The Medina Foundation for their encouragement and support in the application and follow-up process.

The Norcliffe Foundation awarded Real Change $15,000 again in 2013 to support general operating costs.

Last year we received grants from the following foundations:  The Horizons Foundation ($4,000 for Vendor Services); the Stansbury Family Foundation ($6,000 for general operating and program support); the Elmer L. and Eleanor J. Andersen Foundation ($10,000 for general operating and program support); The Seattle Foundation ($10,000 for general operating and program support); The RealNetworks Foundation ($10,000 for general operating and program support); The Norcliffe Foundation ($15,000 for general operating and program support).

Thanks to all of our Event sponsors

The Real Change 18th Annual Breakfast was held on September 20th at the Washington State Convention Center. Our Keynote Speaker, author Chuck Collins, shared an inspirational message to our 505 guests. We honored Vendors of the Year – Sharon Jones and Addis Michael Jr., Volunteers of the Year – Annie Lusk and Mike Wold and Change Agent of the Year – Jarvis Capucion. 

Our Event sponsors funded the cost of the Breakfast, allowing individual donations to directly benefit the work at Real Change.

18th Annual Breakfast Presenting Sponsor

Chihuk & Gustad

Change Agent Sponsor

Bill Speidel's Underground Tour

Leadership Sponsors

Olson Kundig ArchitectsAlpha ModalitiesEyes on FremontRidolfi

Community Sponsors

Community Health PlanDESCLow Income Housing InstituteHomeless In Seattle
Northwest Justice ProjectSocial Justice FundPlymouth Housing GroupHomeless In Seattle
Poverty Action NetworkUFCW 21United Way of King County

In-Kind Sponsors

Cider Press MediaKCBS FMPacific PublishingLazerQuick

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Annual Reports

2013 Annual Report (PDF)
2012 Annual Report (PDF)
2011 Annual Report (PDF)
2010 Annual Report (PDF)
2009 Annual Report (PDF)
2008 Annual Report (PDF)

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Real Change exists to provide opportunity and a voice for low-income and homeless people while taking action for economic, social and racial justice.(Read more...)

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