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  • gives a teen a job for one evening providing childcare during Life Skills Classes


  • keeps our computer center open for an entire day so students can do their homework and clients search for jobs
  • buys 5 Orca or Gas cards to help our friends get to job interviews and doctor appointments


  • it’s a nice round number!
  • helps a family pay their electric or water bills so they can stay in their own home
  • makes a great gift to celebrate a birthday, anniversary, or other special occasion. Tell us who it's for and we'll send a card!


  • pays for an afternoon of Kidz Club, our after school program for children living in poverty


  • keeps our Drop-In Center open and pays for all our programs for a whole day - imagine the lives your gift will touch!

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We're efficient

93% of our donations go directly to the work and programs of the Next Step. Only 4% of our donations are spent on Marketing and Fundraising and 3% support General and Administrative Costs.


We're effective

and passionate about using your money wisely and delivering the maximum benefit to our neighbors in need...not to salaries or expenses. See how in our ANNUAL REPORT >

We accomplish this amazing feat of multiplication with you - our dedicated volunteers and donors.

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and, we got a gold star!

Take the Next Step has earned Guidestar's highest rating for non-profit reporting and transparency.



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Take the Next Step is a 501(c)(3) organization, registered in the State of Washington and authorized by the IRS (No. 20-3291700).