GiveBIG is almost here! GiveBIG is a one-day online charitable giving event for greater Seattle non-profits. If you donate to Vera on May 3 through our profile on The Seattle Foundation website, your donation will be stretched by The Seattle Foundation and their presenting sponsors! AND, starting today, you can schedule your donation! All donations will be processed on GiveBIG day. Schedule your donation today and help support all-ages access to music & art!
The Vera Project seeks a competent and engaged self-starter to work with a dynamic team and a broad community of passionate volunteers from a diverse array of perspectives, identities and backgrounds. We are searching for a Volunteer & Member Coordinator to administer Vera’s participation programs, including internships, volunteer opportunities and the membership collective. This position will ensure that all members, interns and volunteers are documented, oriented, trained and supported. The position will be half-time at 20 hours per week, reporting to the Executive Director and based in Seattle, WA.
More Info & Application – POSITION CLOSES APRIL 4
WOW! With help from our friends and sponsors Sub Pop, Rhapsody, Boeing, Vulcan, Ticketfly, The 10 Club, United Reprographics, Eyes on Fremont, Chihuly Garden and Glass, The Space Needle, Oola Distillery, The Stranger, The Derschang Group, Lowercase Brewing, Caffe Vita, Underground Wine Project, Timber City Ginger Beer, and Pagliacci Pizza, we raised over $116,000 during the Viva Vera Gala!
We celebrated our 15th birthday in style on Saturday, February 20 at The Triple Door. Thank you to everyone who joined us for the event or the after party! Check out photos from gala night here (all photos by Victoria Holt). Also peep the gala video made the talented Marcy Stone-Francios:
Veri Et Recti Amici <3
The Vera Project is in need of a part-time Audio/Tech Manager!
The Audio/Tech Manager works closely with The Vera Project Audio/Tech committee & staff, assisting with a broad array of duties within the realm of Vera’s audio program. These include equipment upkeep, repair, and installation in the live room and recording studio, in addition to audio intern supervision and rental management for portable equipment.
To everyone who contributed to our Fall Fund Drive, we want to say: THANK YOU! We not only reached our $25,000 goal, but we surpassed it by 40% for a grand total of over $35,000!
A note from our fearless leader, Tim Lennon:
Thanks to the generous donations of so many of you in the Vera community we not only met our Fall Fund Drive goal but exceeded it!! On behalf of the Vera Project I’d like to send our true and sincerest thanks to everyone who made this possible. It’s amazing to be a part of such a great team. I’m really looking forward to working with you all on taking this organization to the new heights in 2016. Happy New Year and Viva Vera!!
The Greatest Stupid Idea Ever® returns!!!
Crocking Out for a Cause® is back, and better than ever.
Come down and test your slow cooking abilities in Soups/Stews, Chili, Misc Meats, Vegan and Dessert categories, against the finest Crocketeers in the NW. Prizes for the winners of each category, and Best In Show (Grand Champion), plus bragging rights.
Presented by Seattle Crock Off, Ninkasi Brewing, Fogland Studios and more!
$10 to Compete/Eat/Judge. All Ages
Additional refreshments (with ID) available for additional donations
ALL PROCEEDS GO TO THE VERA PROJECT
Looking for a great gift for a friend or loved one? Look no further, Vera holiday packages are back! Proceeds from the packages go directly to our Fall Fund Drive campaign! Just be sure to order before 12/1 to ensure it gets to you by Christmas. Click on the main “Store” menu item or go to theveraproject.bigcartel.com
We are grateful to Boeing for their continued support and are very excited that they’re investing in this bold new move we’re making. Stay tuned for more news and updates about this new project!
The Vera Project has been nominated to be a Community Partner in Seattle Metropolitan Credit Union’s “Checking for Change” contest! Cast your vote for us in the “Arts & Culture” category this week (Monday Nov 2 until Sunday Nov 8).
What does it mean to be a SMCU Community Partner? SMCU will donate $20 to 1 of 7 non-profit for every “Feel Good Checking” Account opened in 2016. Check out the nominees for each category and cast your vote here: http://www.smcu.com/promos/CheckingForChange/