Honoring Our Faithful Friends

In February, we hosted our annual Faithful Friends Gathering, a time to thank all of the donors, volunteers, community members, and Recovery Cafe Members who make our work possible. The event was highlighted by a moving talk from Killian, a short story from our Member Mike, and an awards ceremony of a few of the … Continued

Building Beloved Community

Thich Nhat Hanh, the Buddhist Monk nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by Martin Luther King Jr. during the Vietnam War, wrote:  “Being part of a community practicing compassion may be the most important thing we can do for the survival of our world.” Members of Recovery Café Community, New Creation Community, Ebenezer AME Zion … Continued

King County Behavioral Health Legislative Forum

On Wednesday, December 7th over 600 members of the King County community gathered at Town Hall Seattle for the 20th Annual King County Behavioral Health Legislative Forum. This annual event is designed to give community members and agencies like Recovery Café the opportunity to speak to their elected officials about the importance of supporting treatment and recovery … Continued

Standing in the Gap 2016

On a sunny September morning over 700 people from all walks of life came together in support of Recovery Café. This year’s Standing in the Gap, held at the Seattle Center Exhibition Hall was one of our most successful, raising over $625,000 that will go directly to programs serving our Members. The morning was filled … Continued

2016 Writer and Artist Showcase

Admission is free Monday June 20th 5pm-7pm The open house will feature original works by Recovery Cafe Members including paintings, drawings, sculptures, poetry and short stories as well as special guest Doug Piotter, author of Fixed: Dope sacks, dye packs, and the long welcome back.

What We learned from Chasing Heroin Documentary and Expert Panel

On May 2nd , Recovery Café was proud to host a screening of the Frontline documentary Chasing Heroin, followed by a solutions-based panel of experts. Chasing Heroin focuses on the heroin epidemic facing Seattle and the innovative solutions local experts and social workers are taking to help those struggling with addiction. To watch the documentary … Continued

Macklemore & GiveBIG 2016

    Please Give BIG–  Your donation will be stretched thanks to our generous board and former board members, along with funds from Seattle Foundation’s Stretch Pool! This year, you have the ability to schedule your donation ahead of time to be processed on May 3, guaranteeing your donation has the greatest impact! Schedule your … Continued