Entries by Jessica Lightheart

Check Out Our Gala Dress Rehearsal!

Welcome to our virtual Gala Dress Rehearsal! On April 25 (the original date of our gala), we provided a sneak peek on Facebook at our Dynamic Duos, who will be performing live at our “There’s No Business Like Share Business” gala which has been rescheduled to August 8. Each video is wonderfully creative and delightful […]

Sharing Lives: 2020 Spring Edition

Please note this edition was published at the end of March 2020. Updates to Share’s response to the COVID-19 crisis can be viewed by clicking here. We Care About Our Community: How Share is Facing Coronavirus As coronavirus continues to dominate the news, we want to assure you that Share is focused on our mission […]

Sharing Lives: 2019 Holiday Edition

Talkin’ Trash Program Honored with Innovation Award + Grant for a New Truck Share’s Talkin’ Trash program has a fun name, a cute mascot and continues to be recognized by our community as both an innovative and successful initiative. In September, we were honored to be recognized by the Nonprofit Network of Southwest Washington for […]

Sharing Lives: 2019 Fall Edition

How do you apply for a job or fill out a rental application without a photo ID? Having a valid piece of identification (ID) is a necessity that many of us take for granted. For many adults, the responsibilities of renewing one’s driver’s license or filling in a Social Security number for a job application […]

Sharing Lives: 2019 Summer Edition

Day Center Builds on Success at the Vancouver Navigation Center The Share Day Center has now been open for six months in its new location at the Vancouver Navigation Center. Services offered are client-centered and based on participants’ goals, which increases chances for long-term success. Day Center staff utilize techniques such as trauma informed care, […]

Sharing Lives: 2019 Spring Edition

Rent Well: Self-awareness, Self-advocacy & Educational Empowerment Affordable housing continues to be a crisis in our community. Last year, rents in Vancouver increased 1.7 percent. Vancouver’s median one-bedroom rent is currently $1,400 per month and a median two-bedroom rent is $1,650; both numbers are higher than in comparable cities nationwide. However, rising rents are not […]