Byrd Barr Place’s services help more than 20,000 people a year get the basic necessities they need to break the cycle of poverty. At the same time, we partner with other community organizations to identify and address barriers to success in our city and across our state.

Stories of Impact

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Tending To the Garden

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A Blessing Desperately Needed

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Getting Back to Caring

Read Maureen’s story >

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Rooted in the Community

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Creating an Equitable Future in Washington State (2015) focuses on economic, political and social barriers to progress.
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Voices Rising: African American Economic Security in King County (2017) delves deeper into economic security issues.
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And So We Press On: A Community View on African American Health in Washington State (2019) continues the dialogue about experiences of health and well-being.
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