Pacific Northwest

World Vision began serving the Seattle-Tacoma area in 1990. We have broadened our work to include the Puget Sound area, the Yakima area and the Olympic Peninsula, including the Makah Nation in Neah Bay.

Our programs include Essential Supplies, two Teacher Resource Centers, Building Materials, and KidREACH.

In 2015, we served nearly 1,100,000 children, youth, and adults in the Pacific Northwest with our nearly 500 partner organizations and more than 1,100 volunteers.

Hunger challenges cancer survivor, but 'with God's help, I can do it'

"Food insecurity" sounds like beef and veggies with an anxiety problem.

But hunger is hardly a joke for more than 50 million Americans—including 16.7 million children under 18—who were considered food insecure in 2011. According to the USDA, they were unable to acquire enough food for their households in any given month due to lack of money and other resources.   Read more...