Living Green

Saving Energy is a SNAP: Lighting The lighting in your household accounts for about 11% of your monthly energy costs, so here are some tips to help you reduce that amount. Decorate with lighter colors that will reflect the daylight or keep curtains open so you can keep the lights turned off. Use smaller track … Continue reading

Avista Customers Only Energy Assistance

To get an appointment, any income-eligible Avista client may call a SNAP front desk at any center.  Front desk staff can now schedule appointments on the Northeast calendar for April 9-30. These appointments are for Avista clients who have not received an Energy Assistance grant since October 1, 2014. Please bring with you to your appointment, … Continue reading

Best of NorthWest Sale

Check it out: Only April 9th and 10th   They are also hiring! Click here!

Job Postings

**Do not forget to utilize your local Work Source office.**

Community Events Wed. 3/18 – Fri. 3/20

Hazel’s Creek – Tree & Clean Up Event Date and Time: April 11, 2015 From 09:00 a.m to 12:00 p.m. Location: Hazel’s Creek; 3299 E. 42nd Ave. Description: Join the Forest Spokane Initiative, AHBL, and the Spokane Riverkeeper to plant 50 NEW trees, clean up flower beds and debris, and re-distribute deer deterant fencing around newly planted trees … Continue reading

Volunteer Opportunities

1) Just Between Friends Consignment Sale – Inland NW Baby is the beneficiary and we meet at the Spokane Co. Fairgrounds on Sunday, March 29th from noon to 9pm (multiple shifts during this time) to pull, sort, remove tags/pins/hangers, and bag up for transport to the INWB office. We need up to 25 volunteers for … Continue reading

SNAP Offered Classes

Give Yourself a Raise (Money Management): This free class provides an overview of topics such as financial goals, banking savings, budgeting and credit. The class will be held on Friday, April 17, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the library near the East Central Community Center, 524 E. Stone in Spokane and on Tuesday, April 28, … Continue reading

Community Voicemail Advocacy

We need your help to save funding for Community Voicemail and 211! The proposed state budgets from the House and Senate just came out and the Senate budget cuts Community Voicemail and the 211 referral system. It is important for both House and Senate legislators to hear from you over the next week while they … Continue reading

U.S. Department of Labor’s Resources for Women

Today, women make up nearly half of our workforce, and many women are the primary breadwinners for their families. In fact, more than 75 percent of single mothers are the sole provider for their family. The increased number of women in the labor force has both reflected and contributed to a major social transformation over … Continue reading

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