The Snoqualmie Valley Community Network works locally to reduce youth substance abuse, to prevent teen suicide, to foster meaningful community connections with youth, and to coordinate civic engagement opportunities for youth & adults in the valley (such as the Be the Change Leadership event, Key Leaders Summit, the Healthy Community Coalition, & the Rise & Shine Volunteer Recognition breakfast). SVCN’s vision is a Snoqualmie Valley where ALL residents thrive!
Old Friends Club is a daytime program of supported social activities for older adults with cognitive challenges. Participants build friendships while enjoying activities in an environment that is comfortable for those with memory loss. They find ways to care for one another– connections that bring purpose and joy to life. Meanwhile, we offer family caregivers respite, support and education to promote their well-being and improve quality of life at home.
Old Friends Club is a non-residential daytime program for older adults with mild to moderate cognitive challenges. We make lives better through music, conversation, art, movement, and friendship.
Join us once a week to come alongside people with Alzheimer’s or other dementia to help them stay socially engaged and physically active (while their family caregivers get a break!) We laugh and learn and are surprised daily with the stories that bubble up.
Old Friends Club meets Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 9:30 to 2:30. The small group is up to 12 to 15 people per day, plus two staff and (ideally) two volunteers daily. We are looking for volunteers who will arrive at 9am to help set up, assist with the activities of the day, serve lunch, and help clean up at the end of the day. A six hour shift is great. Shorter shifts are also very helpful.
Help us create a welcoming environment of fun, respect and joy!
Working towards more farmers on more farmland, growing more sustainable food and fiber for our community. We offer the Carnation Farmers Market, the Experience Farming Project (a small farm incubation program), monthly potluck talks and farm tours that are free and open to the public, networking opportunities, resource sharing, the SnoValley Grown label, and a farm directory.
You can positively impact lives right in your own community with the Y. Nearly 10,000 volunteers of all ages help the Y nurture youth, improve health and well-being and assist our neighbors in need.
We value your time and enthusiasm and look forward to creating a fun, fulfilling volunteer experience for you.
Y volunteers enjoy:
– A wide variety of locations and programs to fit personal interests
– Options for one-time, seasonal and ongoing volunteerism
– Making new friends, networking and gaining experience
Snoqualmie Valley Food Bank leads the effort to feed, educate and advocate ending hunger in the Snoqualmie Valley. We believe that everyone should have an opportunity to have access to healthy food. We rely on the support from our community and average 1,500 volunteer hours every month. There are many volunteer opportunities available during the week as well as for special events and projects. To learn more visit our website or stop in and say hello. We welcome you to be a part of our Community in Action!
Stewardship Partners was established in 1999 with a mission to help landowners protect and restore the environment. We do this by collaborating with diverse interest groups to build bridges and find solutions that achieve mutual goals of environmental protection, economic health, and community well being. Our projects restore fish and wildlife habitat, improve water quality, protect open space, and “green up” the built environment while maintaining working landscapes of farms, forestland, and livable communities throughout the State. Our SNOQUALMIE STEWARDSHIP PROGRAM works with local landowners to restore the Snoqualmie River and its tributaries.
Wilderness Awareness School is a national not-for-profit environmental education organization established in 1983 and based in Duvall, Washington. We are dedicated to caring for the earth and our children by fostering understanding and appreciation of nature, community and self.
Our dynamic wilderness education courses combine ancient and modern ecological wisdom, and empower people of all ages to become stewards, mentors and leaders. Over the past two decades, Wilderness Awareness School has grown from a small group of visionary individuals to a leading national organization impacting the course of nature education, and inspiring many schools and individuals across the country and the world to share our teachings and curriculum.
Our mentoring approach honors individuality, encourages self-sufficiency in learning, and awakens a kinship with nature as it trains youth and adults to blend the awareness of a native tracker with the knowledge of a wildlife biologist. Our wilderness education courses draw on traditions from indigenous cultures world-wide, emphasizing nature as teacher, routines to enhance awareness, storytelling, self-motivated learning, and tracking as an interpretive tool.
We have weekly school year programs for ages 4-adult. Weekend classes for teen and adults. Summer camps for 4-17 year olds.
If you want to get outdoors and play in new or old ways visit our web site to find out more. Or call with any questions.
The Snoqualmie Valley Schools Foundation is a local nonprofit dedicated to raising community support for schools and to funding meaningful and essential education programs in the Snoqualmie Valley. By funding classroom grants, district initiatives, and professional development the Foundation has been assuring opportunity and encouraging excellence for every student in the Snoqualmie Valley since 1988.
We are currently welcoming members of the community interested in serving on our Board of Directors.
The Snoqualmie Valley Historical Museum, serving Fall City, Preston, Snoqualmie, North Bend, Cedar Falls and Snoqualmie Pass for nearly 50 years, came into being as the result of the initial work of one woman, Ada Snyder Hill. She came into the Valley in 1910 to teach school and early on began collecting the historic items that made up the exhibit she arranged for the 1939 celebration of the platting of North Bend. They were the nucleus for the present day collection that includes cherished artifacts and anecdotes from all corners of the Snoqualmie Valley.
The first home for the artifacts was a room in the North Bend High School where Mrs. Hill was a teacher. There, for nearly the next decade, she continued to add items as they were donated and, without help, catalogued them, arranged the displays and took visitors on tours.
The collection has since grown and was moved to a larger building. It is presently housed at 320 Bendigo Blvd S in North Bend in the Gardiner Weeks Memorial Park. The collection includes the ledger from the Meadowbrook Hotel, William Taylor’s hat and gun, the Fall City Study Club scrapbooks and memorabilia; among many amazing photographs and artifacts. A visit will give you a unique prospective on the evolving Snoqualmie Valley history.
Fostering Together is dedicated to finding and supporting foster families in Washington.
Developed in partnership between the state of Washington and Olive Crest – a national leader in transforming the lives of at-risk children since 1973 – the program aims to ensure safe, loving foster families are available to meet the diverse needs of abused and neglected youth. At Fostering Together, we strive to increase the number of foster families across the state, help families with the licensing process, and provide ongoing support to ensure their success.
Fostering Together has provided support services to families throughout King, Snohomish, Island, Whatcom, Skagit and San Juan Counties. On October 1, 2012, the Fostering Together services were expanded to include all of Washington State.
All our services are free. No matter where you are in the process or what agency you are working with, Fostering Together is here for you. Call us at 1-866-958-KIDS or visit http://www.fosteringtogether.org for more information. For the Snoqualmie Valley, contact Leilani McClure at 425-681-2094 or firstname.lastname@example.org
REF is a non-profit, volunteer organization established in 1991 by local Community members to enhance the educational opportunities of the Riverview School District students. As a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization, REF provides a way to direct tax-deductible donations intended to benefit local school enrichment. REF generates financial and community support for enriching the education of Riverview students. The Foundation receives and manages financial contributions for enriching education in the Riverview School District by hosting fundraising activities in the Community and oversees equitable distribution of financial donations through its Grants and Award Programs.
Hopelink’s mission is to promote self-sufficiency for members of our community, helping people make lasting change. Hopelink serves homeless and low-income families, children, seniors and people with disabilities.
In the Snoqualmie Valley, Hopelink’s Family & Emergency Services Center and Food Bank helps families in the Valley build assets and thrive. There are volunteer opportunities both in the center and out in the fields working on gleaning projects to supply fresh produce to Hopelink’s five Northeast King County Food Banks.
The Sno-Valley Senior Center has been serving Valley Seniors and their families since 1975. Sno-Valley Senior Center inspires, supports, and empowers seniors to lead healthy, enriched lives.
Sno-Valley Senior Center is in the heart of the beautiful Snoqualmie Valley. We are housed in the beautiful refurbished Odd Fellows Hall in the middle of the town of Carnation one half block behind City Hall.
We love to have visitors join us for lunch which is served Monday through Friday at 12:00 PM. If you’d like to bring a large group, please call 1-2 days in advance, so we’ll be sure to make enough. Please call (425) 333-4152
Encompass is an independent, non-profit organization established in 1966 with a unique mission: to nurture children, enrich families and inspire community.
Our programs nurture typical and developmentally challenged children, enrich families in all their diversity and inspire community throughout the Snoqualmie Valley and Issaquah.
Our focus area is early childhood development from birth to age 12. Our primary programs fall under pediatric therapy and education (preschool and parenting classes).
MOMS Club of Carnation stands for “Moms Offering Moms Support” and we are a support network for stay at home moms. We offer daytime activities for moms and their kids and our group is open to moms in Carnation, Fall City and Duvall. We have a monthly membership meeting at the Carnation Fire Station, participate in several service projects each year including highway cleanup, holiday gift sorting at Hopelink and the Carnation Community Egg Hunt. For more information, please email us at email@example.com
We are a group of people who just LOVE everything paranormal or unexplained. From ghosts to Bigfoot, it’s all fair game. We don’t take ourselves too seriously nor are we professional ghost hunters. We come together to share stories, conversation, and to explore the world of the unexplained. We plan on exploring cemetaries, haunted locations, go hunting for Sasquatch, go on ghost tours, or anything else that piques our curiosity.We started this group because of a lifelong fascination with things that go bump in the night. We want to meet others who share our love of the unknown and want to have fun with it! Note: I’ve added true crime and serial killers to the interests of this group. Criminal psychology is fascinating! Whacky roadside attractions and other weird locales would also be a lot of fun. Although I named this group Paranormal Buffs, my intent when creating it was to include just about anything strange or unusual. I didn’t want to call the group Wierd Buffs! Ha ha.
This group is for vegetarians, vegans and just veg-curious people who love to get outside and be active. This group is mainly focused on hiking the trails in the Snoqualmie Valley and the I-90 corridor. This group is open to all skill levels and the hikes vary from easy and short to long and grueling. It is all based on demand and suggestions. We can also use the trails for snowshoeing and trail running.
Our club’s mission is to help people in the Snoqualmie/Eastside area feel welcome and assist them in getting connected to the people, the area, local organizations, and resources that make the Snoqualmie Valley/Eastside so special. We strive to offer a variety of events designed to introduce you to new people and the area. If you would like to see an activity please feel free to let me know. We encourage your participation and ideas.
The Sno-Valley Moms group is a great place to make new friends and find real support. Common group activities include playdates, field trips, mom’s night out events, community service projects, dinner swaps, book club and more. Our members live within the Sno-Valley communities of North Bend, Snoqualmie and Fall City, Washington and most are mothers of kids ages 0-5. The Sno-Valley Moms Group has also developed a strong sense of community- not only within our own group but throughout the Snoqualmie Valley. The group supports our new moms through a “Meals for New Moms” program, and helps support local community service projects through our “Charity of the Quarter” program.
Moms is a place for mothers to network, hear from community leaders and business owners as well as professional speakers. We are a professional organization encouraging moms to engage with each other, our community leaders and information to serve her in her role. New concept to foster professional growth and a cohesive community in the Snoqualmie Valley.
The Snoqualmie Valley Trails Club is a hiking club based in Issaquah, Washington, near the Seattle metro area. The club leads hikes, snowshoes and cross country ski trips primarily in the Snoqualmie Valley, I-90 corridor, Teanaway, Mt. Rainier, Stevens Pass, and Mountain Loop Highway areas