Category Archives: Advocacy

2017 Food Frenzy: Putting the ‘fun’ in fundraising

Every July Weber Thompson participates in Food Lifeline’s Food Frenzy competition. The competition consists of local businesses competing against each other to raise money for Food Lifeline, a local organization that helps provide meals for local children, seniors, veterans and … Continue reading

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Making a splash at the first annual Clean Lake Union event

This past Saturday, about fifty people hopped onto stand up paddle boards and kayaks and raced across Lake Union. We weren’t racing for trophies, but for something much bigger.

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“Rad Row House”: A Musical Celebration of Affordable Housing Week

The Weber Thompson office is full of talented, passionate individuals who care about the issues surrounding our city. Last month a few of these individuals stepped up to help us participate in the Housing Development Consortium’s (HDC) 2017 Affordable Housing … Continue reading

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Explore Our Impact Initiatives for 2017 & Beyond

This week we sent out a newsletter highlighting our 2017 Impact Initiatives.

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Small but Mighty: Making a Big Impact with Tiny Houses

As Architects and designers in Seattle, we see how a demand for housing in our city is affecting cost and availability, and contributing to an increase in homelessness. According to the 2016 “One Night Count” there were 10,047 people homeless … Continue reading

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Healthy Materials for a Better World

It’s amazing what humans can achieve when we are faced with a dilemma. Our current environmental predicament has sparked a surge of creativity from designers leading the way to a brighter, more sustainable tomorrow. I’ve been tremendously inspired by the … Continue reading

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Lessons from Greenbuild

Weber Thompson designer John Stout visited Greenbuild in November and returned with a report on the conference. “Monumental Green” the slogan of the 2015 Greenbuild conference in DC, played both off the location of the conference and the underlying theme … Continue reading

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Saving Salmon One Building at a Time

Above the fold on the front page of The Seattle Times last Friday, Mark Siegel reported on the harm done by highway runoff to our local wildlife, specifically Coho salmon. Researchers from WSU Puyallup found that two and a half … Continue reading

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Closer to Home: bringing more affordable housing to Seattle

On Thursday, October 8th, Weber Thompson team members and guests attended Bellwether Housing’s annual Closer to Home fundraising breakfast at Benaroya Hall. After some early morning mingling and coffee, the program began with opening remarks from Doug Daley, Bellwether’s new … Continue reading

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Food Frenzy: final results!

During the last events of Food Frenzy Weber Thompson staff gave one final push to raise as much money as possible for Seattle’s hungry children. With a second successful cocktail night, taco party fundraiser, ice cream social and a second bake … Continue reading

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