News & Media Center

News & Media Center

Hopelink regularly generates a number of publications, reports and videos about our work in the community. In addition to an annual report with financial and program data and an impact report that focuses on outcomes, Hopelink produces the quarterly publication "Pathways" with detailed information for clients. “Reaching Out” – distributed three times a year – is a compilation of Hopelink news and client stories geared toward the community. This section also includes Hopelink contact information for members of the media, as well as archives of agency news releases and published articles.

Press Releases

Hopelink Releases Community Impact Report

Data illustrates agency’s successes, challenges

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

REDMOND, WA – Half of the state’s wealthiest zip codes are located in the Hopelink service area of north and...

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Xtreme Consulting Group Claims Title in Hopelink Can Madness

Kirkland team defeats Redmond rival in final round

Friday, April 03, 2015

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April 3, 2015
Xtreme Consulting Group Claims Title in Hopelink Can...

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VetsGO helping local veterans overcome transportation challenges

Free online ride-search tool connects veterans to more than 70 transportation services in Central Puget Sound

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Redmond, WA – Veterans and their families living...

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Hancock’s Bakery claims title in Hopelink Can Madness

Monday, April 04, 2016 - After acing the Hopelink Can Madness championship in the first three years of the competition, Hancock’s Bakery of Redmond struggled to reach the top spot in subsequent...

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Hopelink Can Madness Competitive Food Drive Underway

32 Local Teams Competing for Trophy

Friday, February 26, 2016

REDMOND, WA – A full slate of 32 local businesses are off and running in Hopelink’s seventh annual Can Madness...

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Annual Hopelink Turkey Trot 5K set for November 22 in Kirkland

Hopelink’s 15th annual Turkey Trot 5K family fun run & walk is set for Sunday, Nov. 22 in Kirkland. The 3-mile course runs from Marina Park to Carillon Point and back, and is open to both...

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Alton Brown to Headline 20th Annual Hopelink Luncheon

Food Network host, author and philanthropist Alton Brown will deliver the keynote address at Hopelink’s Reaching Out Benefit Luncheon Monday, Oct. 19 at Bellevue’s Meydenbauer Center.

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Media Contacts

Kris Betker

Senior Public Relations Specialist
Redmond, WA
425.869.2440
Cell: 206.605.6843
kbetker@hopelink.org

Darrell Bulmer

Associate Director of Communications
Redmond, WA
425.869.6025
Cell: 425.412.0924
dbulmer@hopelink.org

Videos

Hopelink Reaching Out Video

Annual Hopelink Turkey Trot 5K set for Nov. 20 in Kirkland

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Batali shares penchant for public service at Hopelink Reaching Out luncheon

Redmond Reporter - Friday, February 26, 2016

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Hopelink Can Madness competitive food drive underway

Redmond Reporter - Friday, February 26, 2016

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Lake Washington PTSA Council announces award recipients at Founders’ Day Luncheon

Kirkland Reporter - Thursday, March 03, 2016

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Hopelink Can Madness competitive food drive enters week two

Kirkland Reporter - Tuesday, March 08, 2016

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Redmond teams continue to dominate Hopelink Can Madness

Redmond Reporter - Tuesday, March 15, 2016

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Four teams remain in Hopelink Can Madness competition

Redmond Reporter - Monday, March 21, 2016

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Hancock’s Bakery, City of Redmond to go head-to-head in Hopelink Can Madness finale

Redmond Reporter - Monday, March 28, 2016

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Hancock’s Bakery claims title in Hopelink Can Madness

Redmond Reporter - Monday, April 04, 2016

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'I've been there': Hopelink Food Bank Coordinator gives back

Snoqualmie Valley Record - Friday, April 08, 2016

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GiveBIG donation event extended after technical troubles

Seattle Times - Tuesday, May 03, 2016

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Martinez, Moody to receive Alliance of Eastside Agencies awards

Redmond Reporter - Tuesday, May 24, 2016

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Community Impact Report

Through programs aimed at ensuring stability and providing the tools needed to exit poverty, Hopelink touched more than 64,000 lives in 2015.

This report, which brings together all Hopelink programs and services, provides a comprehensive look at all facets of the agency; focusing on the entire network of assistance that is helping people in our region every single day.

As you read through this report, you will see not only evidence of Hopelink's broad success as an agency, but examples of how the work we are doing in the community is interconnected in a way that enhances results.

Over the past year, Hopelink has experienced growth across all of its services, with measurable impact. Programs that increase stability served 21,630 clients in 2015. Programs designed to help people exit poverty served 1,728 clients. Addressing both priorities, Hopelink transportation ensured that 44,173 people would have safe, reliable access to healthcare.

The information included in this report provides both a touchstone of where Hopelink is today and a roadmap for tomorrow. As the agency continues to chart a course toward helping more people gain stability and exit poverty, the data in this report will help ensure the agency is best equipped to serve the local community in the most efficient and effective manner. You can download the 2015 report below.

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