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Impact Report 2019

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IMPACT DELIVERING BASIC NEEDS TO CHILDREN 2020 506 CHILDREN SERVED On pace to surpass that in 2020 Making A Difference As we march forward into the new decade we cannot afford to stand still PLUS Thank you to our donor community

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From the Executive Director BRITTAN STOCKERT Looking back at all that we ve We will listen be introspective and accomplished in the past year we have engage in an ongoing discussion that is so much to be proud of As we march into raw and real We will create a more fair the next decade and all the uncertainty and equitable workplace where our day and volatility that 2020 has already to day practices and policies reflect a brought us we can t afford to stand still more diverse and inclusive space for the Since last summer we have been hyper board staff and the volunteers we attract focused working on our three year and retain It also means working strategy At the center is a renewed together with other nonprofits to make commitment to our mission to make our sector more inclusive for generations basic necessities accessible to all families to come facing homelessness in The idea of tackling decades of systemic disproportionately impacted and deeply entrenched racism can be communities where resources for basic overwhelming but we are committed and needs exist are scarce or nonexistent realize this is a marathon not a sprint Of all the things we will tackle racial and How we move forward will make a gender equity and defining leadership difference will be the most important It will require going beyond lip service www BabiesofHomelessness org IMPACT 2 IMPACT 3

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Our Van Keeps Rolling Along OUR GOAL As supporters you know that we are on The family completes a brief intake the frontlines in our community every process and places an order Automated day delivering diapers and formula to emails are sent to our storage and toddlers and babies facing home outreach committees The storage team lessness Our mission is to get more pulls items from our two Bellevue storage diapers to more babies Nearly 1 3 of units and then passes off the order to the American families struggle to afford outreach delivery driver who then makes enough diapers A lack of diapers can the delivery within 72 hours In the past have severe mental emotional and 12 months our outreach team has made developmental impacts on parents and 372 deliveries throughout the two children counties We distribute basic necessities through Partner Network started July 2019 two distribution methods Twice a month a small volunteer outreach team drives the Babies of Direct Service Homelessness van and distributes one Families who meet our eligibility criteria month s worth of inventory to shelters and are within our service area can call tiny villages and safe car parks on the our emergency number managed by our Eastside Seattle and in Everett volunteer intake team IMPACT 3

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2019 IN REVIEW 1 2 UNITED WAY 3 NEW VAN 4 United Way Snohomish Grant Awarded our first major grant of 43 000 to get more diapers into the hands of families in Snohomish County New Van Program Partnerships Added a second distribution method to delivering monthly inventory to a newtwork of 10 partners REVENUE INCREASE Revenue to the Next Level Generated 40 increase in contributions and 120 increase in contributed goods thanks to the continued love and support of our community NEW LOOK Unveiled a Brand New Look Updated our brand identity with a new logo typeface colors imagery and website to better reflect our organization s values goals strengths and the communities we serve IMPACT 4

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Why We Are Different DELIVER DIRECTLY TO FAMILIES The families we serve face barriers that We do not place families on a waitlist nor make it difficult to access items like do we force families to navigate through diapers for their children lack of an endless referral process Families can transportation cell phone service self refer to our emergency intake line money childcare and time and speak to a live person without having to deal with multiple third parties And well meaning nonprofits add to these barriers through bureaucratic More nonprofits attempting to solve processes and policies disconnected from homelessness from a complex systems the communities and people they serve perspective need to recognize that families must first have access to the We address accessibility barriers by basic necessities before they can move taking the burden off families going beyond immediate needs and break the directly to them and delivering basic cycle of poverty necessities free of charge within 72 hours IMPACT 5

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Thank You To All Our Donors WE COULD NOT DO WHAT WE DO WITHOUT YOU We want to thank all of our wonderful We know we cannot show a direct donors who helped us grow and serve more correlation between receiving basic needs families in King and Snohomish counties and moving into permanent housing it is a than ever before non linear journey that may take years But because of you we are helping get basic Because of your support we are 100 needs directly into the hands of the families successful in our ability to deliver diapers to who need them so hopefully they can begin babies For every family who calls fits our to make real progress in their journey criteria and is within our delivery area we get basic needs to them every time within Because of you we have started to build a 72 hours of the request core group of funders who give on a monthly basis to sustain our mission and Because of you we have delivered during provide us with the confidence to grow snowstorms that have shut down the city and we continue to operate during the We greatly appreciate your support pandemic In rare times when we have too many orders at once we utilize Amazon Prime to get the diapers into the hands of the families who need them Because of you we are determined to meet the needs of our client families Our mission is simple get diapers to babies And Please Join Us Text GIVEBASICS to 44 321 to donate Monthly Donations http ow ly 3zH050ApC5w One Time Donations http ow ly 7wMy50yJcZt although simple it has a big impact By providing basic necessities we can lower the stress levels of our families so they can concentrate IMPACT 6

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What s Coming Up Next MEETING THE CHALLENGES OF 2020 This coming year and next will not be As a direct result of this we are receiving without challenges Navigating through a more calls asking for help from families pandemic civil unrest and a growing and agencies homeless population will take patience grace and iron will While we have made great strides we still have a lot to accomplish We need your We continually face challenges with time support to expand basic needs services resources staff and finances and have into Snohomish County and south Seattle almost no margin for error where the need is greater and very few if any resources exist for diapers King County has reported a 5 increase of all individuals facing homelessness this year The county reported that the number of families facing homelessness has increased as well Now 3 743 adults and children are homeless which is up from 2 451 last year Did You Know Our biggest need is for larger sized diapers 5T 6T If you would like to donate visit our Amazon Wish List at https a co 1D7eMi1 IMPACT 7

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Our Financials SUMMING UP 2019 203 131 TOTAL REVENUE 2019 153 679 TOTAL EXPENSES 2019 Fundraising 7 7 Administration 16 6 Program 75 7 IMPACT 8

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55 Our Team Imagine if you only had 1 diaper left to last your child the rest of the day or the week We not only imagine it we do something about it Our team many who are parents consists of 55 volunteers board members and staff We are hard working passionate and committed to ensuring that no child goes without the basics in the Greater Seattle area In 2020 we are thrilled to add two new part time staff along with new board members IMPACT 9

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Contact Us BOARD AND STAFF Babies of Homelessness Founder President Vice President Secretary Treasurer Board Community Dev Director Board Marketing Director Board Director Star Lalario Angela Harmon Emily O Hara Timmy Woods Deanna Powell Cindy Kitts David T Wilson Executive Director Program Manager Outreach Navigator Bookkeeper Brittan Stockert Katie Forrest Rosa Elings Meghan Sample VOLUNTEERS Alexandra Long Amy Kunkel Amy McCarty Ann Thurley Carol Uyeda Catherine Conway Crystal Pumilia Dana Wiedenhoft Dawn Williams Desiree Tamas Welch Diane Paukstis Eileen Putter Elyse Olson Gayle Bonato Ginny Larsen Griffin Gillespie Howard Putter India Fitting Koh Jac Fitzgerald Jennifer Patterson Jill Frusti Joy Eakins Julie Kennedy Karen Axon Kendall McKnight Kuniko Jacobson Laura Lynn Lindsey Mushlitz Marianne Cavaliere Marvin Versteeg Natalie Kroeger Odessa Seng Patrick Broadgate Rosa Elings Samantha Woodward Latta Sarah Kipatrick Sergey Shikhanov Stephanie Eberts Taylor Pellizzari Tiffany Olsen Tracy Owens Whitney Rogers CONTACT US PO Box 147 Bothell WA 98041 866 442 6443 admin babiesofhomelessness org Babies of Homelessness is a 501 c 3 All contributions are tax deductible EIN 81 4902417 www babiesofhomelessness org IMPACT 10