Seattle Women’s Assistance Fund

SWAFThe Seattle Women’s Assistance Fund (SWAF) is a non-profit founded in 2012 to provide basic services to homeless and low-income Seattle-area residents by providing free clothing donated through Two Big Blondes Plus Size Consignment Store. 

SERVICES:

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"We are family" - our SWAF volunteer Margaret (center) with two happy clients!

  • Clothing Boutique: Weekly appointments are available to choose free clothing & accessory  items.
  • Back-to-work /Job Assistance: Case managers are able to make appointments to shop at Two Big Blondes  for an interview outfit and/or new job attire. 
  • LGBTQ+ Support: SWAF has an emphasis on serving often under-served communities including the LGBTQ+ community. We provide women’s clothing and accessories to anyone who is need of those items and provide extra assistance to those transitioning to women’s clothing.
  • Winter Warmth: During the winter months, we coordinate a winter coat drive from November to January. 
  • Basic Hygiene: We also coordinate a toiletry drive and hand out cosmetic bags with basic hygiene toiletries such as soap, shampoo, razors, maxi-pads and cosmetics as supplies last.
SUPPORT:

SWAF receives clothing donations year-round through Two Big Blondes consignment. In addition TBB has a bi-annual Bag Sale in which you can fill-a-bag for $10 which benefits SWAF. We also take donations of coats & toiletries in the fall & winter. Volunteer opportunities are also available - contact us for more information!

“Dear Lisa & the crew – your caring and generosity touch as at our heart’s core. Your gifts brings us to grand (if not grandiose) heights. Thank you from all of us!” - SWAF Client

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