One of the primary goals of Denny Mountain Media’s virtual office model is to give our people the means and opportunity to pursue diverse passions outside of work. For many, those passions involve support for a variety of nonprofit organizations. Here are a few of their favorites:
KEXP, 90.3 FM, is a Seattle-based nonprofit community radio station and web presence. KEXP’s mission is to enrich the lives of listeners by championing music and discovery with a unique, wide, and deep approach to music programming.
Literacy Source has been providing unique and responsive adult literacy services in the Seattle community since 1986. Their services include English as a Second Language (ESL) tutoring and conversation classes, computer literacy, basic workplace skills, citizenship and civics classes, immigrant and refugee beginning ESL, and an individualized high school diploma program. Literacy Source believes that all adults can improve their basic life skills and that community volunteers, trained and supported by professional staff, can make this happen.
Nā Kama Kai
Based in Honolulu, Hawaii, Nā Kama Kai's mission is to empower youth by creating, conducting, and supporting ocean-based programs, specifically targeting ocean awareness and safety to increase the capacity of youth in the community through cultural and environmental education.
Outdoors for All
Outdoors for All's mission is to enrich the quality of life for children and adults with disabilities through outdoor recreation. Outdoors for All is a customer-driven organization where each year more than 2,000 children and adults with disabilities exercise their abilities thanks to the training and support of more than 600 volunteers.
National Public Radio (NPR) produces and distributes noncommercial, not-for-profit news, public affairs, and cultural programming via satellite to more than 860 stations nationwide. Its mission is to work in partnership with member stations to create a more informed public that is challenged and invigorated by a deeper understanding of events, ideas, and cultures.
PCC Farmland Trust
PCC Farmland Trust secures, preserves, and stewards threatened farmland in the Northwest, ensuring that generations of local farmers use sustainable, organic growing methods to farm productively. The Trust takes its mission one step further than most land trusts by working to place farmers on property, enabling them to produce food for the local community. PCC Farmland Trust is an independent, community-supported 501(c)(3) land trust. It was founded in 1999 by PCC Natural Markets as a separate nonprofit organization.
PBS, with its 356 member stations, offers all Americans—from every walk of life—the opportunity to explore new ideas and new worlds through television and online content. Each week, PBS reaches more than 65 million people and invites them to experience the worlds of science, history, nature, and public affairs; hear diverse viewpoints; and take front row seats to world-class drama and performances. PBS’ broad array of programs has been consistently honored by the industry’s most coveted award competitions.
People for Puget Sound
People for Puget Sound is a citizens' group established in 1991 by Kathy Fletcher to protect and restore the health of the Puget Sound through education and action. Its members, partners and volunteers are located throughout the Puget Sound basin. Since 1991, People for Puget Sound has worked hard for you and the Sound in advocacy, restoration, and education.
Pushing Boundaries is a community of people working together toward the same mission: to provide intensive exercise therapy that strengthens and supports people living with paralysis, and their families, to maximize health and improve quality of life. Located in the heart of Puget Sound, Pushing Boundaries is Washington's only intensive exercise therapy center focused on regaining function in those paralyzed due to illness, injury, or other neurological disorders.
The Reel Grrls mission is to empower girls from diverse communities to realize their power, talent, and influence through media production. In 2001, Reel Grrls created the first nonprofit organization in the United States to provide year-round training in digital media production exclusively for girls ages 10–19.
Starlight Children's Foundation of Washington
Starlight brings together experts from pediatric health care, technology, and entertainment to create programs that educate, entertain, and inspire seriously ill children. Whether it’s finding friends online, learning more about a disease, or just spending time together as a family, Starlight’s programs help children and families cope with the challenges they face daily.