Rachel Belle Articles

King County repair event...
Rachel Belle

King County free repair events keep your stuff out of the landfill

King County Solid Waste Division sponsors 15 to 20 free repair events a year at various libraries and community centers. Volunteers fix and mend about 80% of the items people bring in.
4 years ago
"I had always wanted to go to school but it was never something that was an opportunity," Shawna Co...
Rachel Belle

Seattle Milk Fund pays for childcare so low income parents can afford college

The second oldest non-profit in Seattle, Seattle Milk Fund spends $300,000 on childcare every year, so low-income parents can afford to go to college and make more money for their family.
7 years ago
Rachel Marshall (left), owner of Rachel's Ginger Beer, Montana and Nacho Boracho & Molly Moon Neitz...
Rachel Belle

Only 6 percent of top chefs are women, and some blame the lack of paid maternity leave

The United States and Papua New Guinea are the only two industrialized nations that don't provide paid parental leave. And an article on Eater connects the dots between this and the huge lack of top tier female chefs.
7 years ago
Georgie Kunkel began doing stand-up comedy in her 80s, and at 95 she gets on stage once a month to ...
Kipp Robertson

Seattle’s 95-year-old stand-up comedian ain’t no joke

West Seattle's Georgie Kunkel started doing stand-up comedy in her 80s, and at 95 she gets on stage once a month to tell funny stories taken from her life.
7 years ago