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LifeWire envisions a world in which every person lives in a safe environment, free from oppression and with the opportunity to thrive. Every day the abused children, victims and families who come to LifeWire are winning the battle against domestic violence. Thanks to their own strength and courage and to your dedicated support of our mission. Because of you, we are able to empower survivors and families with skills, services and programs to end domestic violence and improve their lives. Explore our site, learn about domestic violence and LifeWire, and join us to prevent and end violence in our communities. We hope the information you find within our site is helpful and welcome your feedback.

Help is available
If you are in immediate danger CALL 9-1-1.

If you or someone you know is in an abusive relationship and needs help or would like to speak with someone about domestic violence, confidential help is available 24 hours a day by calling our help line at 425-746-1940, V/TTY available Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

From domestic violence to self-sufficiency
LifeWire’s work is centered on ensuring that every person who needs help finds safety, stability and support. We focus on truly empowering victims and giving them every opportunity to thrive and succeed. And we aim at breaking the cycle of abuse to prevent and end domestic violence for each person. Each victim reaching out to LifeWire has a unique story. We offer opportunity and hope through services like our award-winning children’s programs, life-changing housing stability program and ground-breaking social change work. As a result, survivors are able to attend to their basic needs, rebuild their lives and find peace and become self-sufficient. Each individual success is a victory.

For more than 33-years, LifeWire’s programs and services have been changing the statistics, redefining the positive outcomes along the healing journey, ending domestic violence and improving lives.

LifeWire is a nationally recognized leader and the largest comprehensive domestic violence service provider dedicated to preventing and ending domestic violence in the State of Washington. Our 24-Hour Help Line is often the gateway to our services where the healing process begins. Our shelters provide safety and community for clients and their children. Our professional counselors and advocates help survivors by providing support, guidance and encouragement ensuring that every person who needs help to prevent and end domestic violence finds safety and support.

You make all the difference in our mission
Thank you for all the ways you help LifeWire. Together we are making a profound difference in the lives of thousands of survivors and families reaching out to LifeWire to end the domestic violence in their lives and find peace. Support from our volunteers, donors, and partners is vital as we implement and expand our programs and services to those individuals needing our help. Please join us as we work to end domestic violence in our community and beyond. There are many ways you can help. You can make a secure online donation now or learn how you can support the work of LifeWire.

Latest News
New Day Northwest featured a show about bringing awareness to domestic violence. LifeWire's very own Ward Urion and Sarah Steininger were guests on the show.

Ward Urion, LifeWire Social Change Manager talks about the affects of domestic abuse on kids. Studies have shown that 3 - 4 million children are at risk of exposure to domestic violence every year.

Sarah Steininger, LifeWire Deputy Director discusses the signs of abuse and how to get help. New studies show 1 in 3 women and 1 in 7 men will experience domestic violence in their lifetime.

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World of Hope Gala and Auction
You are cordially invited to LifeWire's

World of Hope Gala and Auction

Saturday, May 2, 2015
Meydenbauer Center ~ Bellevue, Washington

Black Tie Optional
5:00pm Wine Reception/Silent Auction
7:00pm Dinner/Live Auction & Entertainment

Honorary Chairs
Chris & Thea Upchurch/DeLille Cellars & Upchurch Vineyards
Molly Shen/KOMO 4 News
Paul Schenfeld/Stokes Auction Group
To raise funds for LifeWire's life-saving
services for domestic violence victims
and their children
Group Hotel Rates
Courtyard Marriott Bellevue

Auction Website
Sponsorship Register Purchase Raffle Tickets
Dinner Menu
Pepper Crusted Tenderloin, Cognac Cream, Dauphin Potatoes
Miso Crusted Alaskan Halibut, Farro, Snap Peas, Ponzu Sauce
Butternut Squash Ravioli, Chantrelle Mushrooms, Apple Brown Butter Sauce


World of Hope Gala & Auction
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and Help Save Lives!

Employee Giving Program

2014 King County Employee
Giving Program

Last year King County employees pledged $1.56 million dollars to 700 nonprofit organizations! Employees can designate LifeWire to receive donations through payroll deduction and direct checks during the King County Annual Giving Drive in the fall.

LifeWire's Giving Code: 9282

R E Welch Gallery

Currently showing is a collection formally owned by a Seattle philanthropist. This collection "Art For Charity," includes work created by Picasso, Erte, Chagall and Cheret. These pieces have been generously donated by a couple who have requested that the proceeds of these items benefit LifeWire. You can view the collection here.

If you would like more details please call Richard at 206.264.8141 or email Richard Smith

Welch Gallery is now on Facebook, please visit their Facebook page at

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