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inspiring hope abroad, philanthropy at home

GiveBIG Today!

Today is the day to make an impact! Visit our page by clicking here on how your giving will be stretched by community donors.

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Checking out their Friends in the US

Checking out their Friends in the US

One of our favorite parts of visiting schools in Uganda is showing pictures of their peers across the globe. Kyetume Primary exemplifies this excitement – students were clamoring to learn more about their Sister School, Woodmoor Elementary!

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Frisbee is a GREAT game!

Frisbee is a GREAT game!

Mayangayanga Primary learned how to play Frisbee today thanks to the students at Salmon Bay School. Each Frisbee was personalized with playing tips and kind words for their friends here in Uganda.

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NEW Instagram!

Be sure to follow our new Instagram page so you can keep up with all of the beautiful photos taken by our team and volunteers. A great way to stay up to date with the awesome things happening both in Uganda and Seattle! https://www.instagram.com/sisterschools/

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Swing for Success 2016

This festive evening will include a celebration of our Volunteer and Educator of the Year, an opportunity to meet our Board of Directors, and a chance to try our new Sister Schools Signature Cocktail! To top it all off, you will receive a swing dance lesson from one of Seattle’s premier instructors, Mark Kihara! ...

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Thank you 2015 Gala Sponsors

Thank you 2015 Gala Sponsors

2015 Platinum Level Sponsor 2015 Gold Level Sponsors         2015 Silver Level Sponsors                   2015 Bronze Level Sponsors         

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Gold and Silver Gala Sponsors

Huge thanks to Fischer Plumbing and Fischer Sewer for sponsoring this year’s Gala at the Gold level, and to Pacific Lighting Systems for sponsoring at the Silver level AND donating two fantastic vacation packages (Hawaii and Suncadia) to the auction. Support like this helps to underwrite Gala expenses, such as food, room and equipment rental, ...

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Quarterly Visits

Asia Kamukama, our Uganda Director, visits each school that you support four times a year. She meets with school management and administration to see how they’re using the supplies you donate, conduct reviews, manage transitions to different levels of Sister Schools’ support, and answer questions, as well as arrange for annual supply distributions.  Asia’s favorite ...

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School, school, school

Love these charming scholars from Ntawo Primary School singing about the importance of school, school, school. Every book, pencil, crayon and the hope you send along with them changes their lives forever.

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