John Dammarell

Posted on Feb 5, 2015 in Staff | 0 comments

John L. Dammarell, PhD. serves as the foundation’s Executive Director. He previously served as the pastor of Valley View Christian Church in Kent, Washington from 1976 to 1992 and was the Director of Community Relations for City Ministries of The City Church in Kirkland, Washington from 1997 to 2007.  City Ministries was a food distribution ministry to the Greater Puget Sound area.  Dr. Dammarell holds a Bachelor of Theology from Northwest...

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Raven Rock Ranch

Posted on Jan 8, 2014 in Partners | 0 comments

Raven Rock Ranch, established in 2011, rescues horses and pairs them with at-risk children. Over 85% of our kids are either in foster care or in adoptive homes. Most have experienced some traumatic event that has caused them to attempt suicide, cut themselves, fail in school, use drugs or find it impossible to establish healthy relationships. Our horses, when used in Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy with these kids, can lead them out of...

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Olive Crest

Posted on Mar 26, 2013 in Partners | 0 comments

Olive Crest is dedicated to preventing child abuse, to treating and educating at-risk children and to preserving the family… “One Life at a Time.” Olive Crest works tirelessly to meet the individual needs of kids in crisis by providing safe homes, counseling, and education for both youth and parents. Their many innovative programs reflect their conviction that strengthening the family is one of the most powerful ways to help heal children. With...

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Urban Impact Seattle

Posted on Mar 26, 2013 in Partners | 0 comments

The disparities of education, health care, and economic opportunity in the Rainier Valley, Greater Seattle and King County are staggering. Urban Impact believes in “life-changing relationships” and addresses the disparities and hopelessness of poverty by forming community around hurting families, caring for their tangible needs and providing the practical support needed to encourage transformation. Through these relational communities, they...

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