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We Cut the Pie in Pike Place Market!

Posted May 18, 2016

Staff from each of the Market's social service agencies proudly pose with their 2016 grants from Pike Place Market Foundation!

Staff from each of the Market’s social service agencies proudly pose with their 2016 grants from Pike Place Market Foundation!

 

Last night we celebrated “Cut the Pie” in Pike Place Market, which is the culmination of the work we’ve accomplished together with you, our supporters, this year. Every year Pike Place Market Foundation grants funds to each of the social service agencies for the year ahead and because of you, these grants grow in size and in impact every year.

 

With your support, we granted $886,623 to vital services here in the Market. Your donations to Pike Place Market Foundation make these services possible for our community:

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Each agency was presented with a check by a Board member from Pike Place Market Foundation:

Inger Johnson (left), Board member of The Market Foundation and Lillian Sherman (right) Executive Director, awarded $25,000 to Jennifer, Executive Director of Heritage House.

Inger Johnson (left), Board member of The Market Foundation and Lillian Sherman (right), Market Foundation Executive Director, awarded $22,500 to Jennifer (center), Executive Director of Heritage House.

 

Boris Pavlovic, Market Foundation Board member and Lillian Sherman awarded $200,000 to Jeannie Falls (center), Executive Director of Pike Market Senior Center.

Boris Pavlovic, Market Foundation Board member and Lillian Sherman awarded $200,000 to Jeannie Falls (center), Executive Director of Pike Market Senior Center.

 

Natasha Bleier, Market Foundation Board member and Lillian Sherman awarded $25,000 to Dana Gould (center left) and Jessica Stevens (center right), Food Access Program staff and volunteer.

Natasha Bleier, Market Foundation Board member and Lillian Sherman awarded $25,000 to Dana Gould (center left) and Jessica Stevens (center right), Food Access Program staff and volunteer.

 

Austin Dienst (left), Market Foundation Board member awarded $80,000 to Brian, Christiana and Peter, staff of Pike Market Food Bank.

Austin Dienst (left), Market Foundation Board member awarded $80,000 to Brian, Christiana and Peter, staff of Pike Market Food Bank.

 

John Pierce, Market Foundation Board member (left) and Lillian Sherman awarded Chief Seattle Club Executive Director Colleen Echohawk (center) $20,000.

John Pierce, Market Foundation Board member (left) and Lillian Sherman awarded Chief Seattle Club Executive Director Colleen Echohawk (center) $20,000.

 

Joe Fuller (left), Market Foundation Board member awarded staff of Neighborcare Health at Pike Place Market a grant of $305,000. From Joe: Zandra Lee, Mark Secord, , and Joseph Sparacio.

Joe Fuller (left), Market Foundation Board member awarded staff of Neighborcare Health at Pike Place Market a grant of $305,000. From Joe: Zandra Lee, Mark Secord, , and Joseph Sparacio.

 

Lisa Samson (left), Market Foundation Board member and Lillian Sherman awarded $200,000 to the Pike Market Childcare & Preschool. Pictured: Ilene Stark (left), Executive Director and a preschool family.

Lisa Samson (left), Market Foundation Board member and Lillian Sherman awarded $200,000 to the Pike Market Childcare & Preschool. Pictured: Ilene Stark (left), Executive Director and a preschool family.

Since Cut the Pie started in 1984, Pike Place Market Foundation has granted more than $26 million to social services in Pike Place Market. Thank you for supporting a thriving, caring community in Pike Place Market!

See more photos from the event on our Facebook page.

Special thanks to Lovage for providing the delicious dinner, Pike Brewing Company, DRY Sparkling, and Cedergreen Cellers for providing beverages, and Daily Dozen Doughnuts for providing the very important (and delicious) pie!

All photos by Lance Wagner Photography.