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For more information about Sound Foundations NW, please contact:  SoundFoundationsNW@gmail.com

 

HOURS: inside the hope factory, the building facility of sound foundations nw, a nonprofit builder of tiny homes for the homeless in seattle

  • Monday-Thursday:  9 am – 3 pm.
  • Friday:  Closed
  • Saturday:  9 am – 3 pm.
  • Sunday:  2-6 pm.

 

PROTOCOLS, ADDRESS AND DIRECTIONS:

  1. You need to be 100% healthy. Enter at your own risk for Covid and other viruses.  If you are experiencing any symptoms, please stay home.
  2. Masks are optional when volunteering at The Hope Factory. There is no shame in wearing a mask.
  3. THE MINIMUM AGE TO VOLUNTEERS IS 16 YEARS. PLEASE, NO EXCEPTIONS.
  4. We are usually there by 9 am or 2 pm on most Sundays. Make sure you double check the times with your Group Leader.  You can come and go as your schedule permits.  Just let your Group Leader know so we can plan ahead.
  5. Please bring your own gloves.
  6. Please leave your own tools at home.
  7. Please bring your own lunch.
  8. No matter what you do, please come prepared to paint.
  9. Warehouses can be difficult to heat and cool. Please dress appropriately.
  10. We have indoor restrooms during the week. Honey Bucket on the weekends.
  11. We understand that sometimes life gets in the way of good intentions. If you must cancel at the last minute, please contact us as soon as you know.  Others may want to volunteer in your place.
  12. No experience necessary.  We train willing hearts.

 

Our address is 5 S. Nevada St., Seattle 98134 in SODO  —  FIND US HERE ON GOOGLE MAPS

 

  • DIRECTIONS FROM THE NORTH:  Take Hwy 99 South.  Once you pass the stadiums, Hwy 99 also becomes East Marginal Way.  Just past the West Seattle Bridge exit, the road descends to ground level again.  Now turn right at the first available right turn — look for Grand Central Bakery ahead on your right and turn right here.  That street is S. Nevada St.  Take that road one long block.  We are in the gray warehouse on the left side at the end.  Look for the “5 S. Nevada St.” sign near the big door, a dumpster out front, and a Hope Factory sandwich board sign out front.

 

  • FROM THE SOUTH:  Take Hwy 509 over the First Street Bridge.  The road angles left and becomes East Marginal Way.  Turn left at the fifth stop light.  You will see Ducky’s Office Furniture.  Once you turn left, turn immediately right in front of Ducky’s, and go past Grand Central Bakery.  S. Nevada St. is the cross street from Grand Central Bakery on East Marginal Way.  Turn left.  Take that road one long block.  We are in the gray warehouse on the left side at the end.  Look for the “5 S. Nevada St.” sign near the big door, a dumpster out front, and a Hope Factory sandwich board sign out front.

 

  • FROM I-5:  Take I-90 West past I-5.  Turn left and head south on 1st Ave. near the stadiums.  Take 1st Ave. South and turn right onto S. Hudson St.  Turn right again at the light at East Marginal Way.  At the third stop light, turn left.  You will see Ducky’s Office Furniture.  Once you turn left, turn immediately right in front of Ducky’s, and go past Grand Central Bakery.  S. Nevada St. is the cross street from Grand Central Bakery on East Marginal Way.  Turn left.  Take that road one long block.  We are in the gray warehouse on the left side at the end.  Look for the “5 S. Nevada St.” sign near the big door, a dumpster out front, and a Hope Factory sandwich board sign out front.

 

Free parking in front of the warehouse.  If you’re in the first group to arrive, please pull forward all the way.  If you arrive later and need to park behind someone blocking them in, please grab an index card from inside, add your first name, and place it on your dash so other volunteers can find you if they need to leave before you.