We All Have Something to Contribute

How will you help today?

At Byrd Barr Place, we rely on private donors and volunteers to help power our work — providing essential services that build stability with people struggling to make ends meet, and being an advocate for equitable opportunity. Whether it’s giving time or money, your contribution supports everyone’s well-being, including yours.


  • Make a one-time or recurring online donation.
  • Maximize your charitable impact through a tailored giving plan.
  • Make an in-kind donation to our food bank.
  • Shop at local and online merchants that give back to Byrd Barr Place.

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Byrd Barr Place volunteers provide lifeline services to our neighbors and advocate for an equitable Washington state.

Learn how to put your skills and experience to work.

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Educate yourself and others about barriers to equitable opportunity and about policies and initiatives to address them.

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When you vote, you make a difference for you, for your family and for our community.

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Join Our Team

Our staff shares a passion for helping our community thrive.

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“I wanted to volunteer, because my experience here was so positive, and I wanted to give back.”

Jacqueline Vicent, Byrd Barr Place Volunteer

How can we help you?

You can check the status of your grant by creating an account through our online portal. We can also send you email notifications when the status of your application and/or grant changes.


To create an account and/or sign up for email notifications, visit https://www.tfaforms.com/4950959


Visit our online support page for answers to common questions about: 



For information about why the organization changed its name to Byrd Barr Place, please check out our story. 


If you can't find an answer to your question or need support in Amharic, Spanish, Thai, Tigrinya, or Vietnamese, please reach out via phone at 206-812-4940. Visit our Contact Us page for additional details.