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Volunteering Volunteering


Help us! We’re looking for everyone from writers to math whizzes, artists to plumbers. Regular weekday shifts are the most common; however we have some weekend, some evening and some less regular opportunities. So regardless of your availability or talents, apply here.//details

Students Students


If you’re between 6 and 18, you qualify for our free programs. 826 Seattle is where you can get help on homework, get feedback on a college application personal statement, take a class in spoken word poetry or (with a lot of hard work) get published in one of our anthologies.//details

Parents Parents


If your child needs a place to work on homework after school, if they struggle or excel at writing, we can help you help them. Find out how your student can join one of our many programs...and how you can get involved too.//details

Educators Educators


Fostering the success of all our students means supporting their teachers too. Check here to discover the different ways we partner with educators to help create inspired, confident students.//details

Donate Donate


Your contribution to 826 Seattle directly enhances the education of thousands of Seattle students every year. Your generosity helps us continue to offer exceptional after-school tutoring, in-schools support to educators, experiential learning during our field trips and creative writing workshops. //details

Employee Matching Employee Matching

Employee Matching

Your company's matching gift program might help your donation go twice as far. Consider making a gift and ask them (politely) to match it. And, some companies will also donate for the hours their employees volunteer. Click here for a list of matching companies and to learn more.//details

Our Supporters Our Supporters

Our Supporters

Without the generous financial backing of hundreds of individual donors, foundations, corporations, and community organizations 826 Seattle would not exist.//details

Inside this bustling nonprofit writing and tutoring center,

kids get hooked on writing precisely
because there are no hooks.

– The Herald