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2023 was amazing, but 2024 can be even better!

Community Centric Fundraising News Philanthropy

Over the past few weeks, we’ve shown you some of our proudest accomplishments from 2023. But our work doesn’t stop now – in fact, we’re just getting started! As we look ahead to next year, we can’t wait to hit the ground running and make further progress in nurturing and sustaining child-centered, antiracist early learning communities.

NOW is your last chance to donate in 2023! By donating today, you can help provide us with the resources we need to make this vision a reality and #DoEvenMoreIn2024! 

Every dollar donated goes directly to serving our community, improving our processes and programs, and advancing equitable early learning policies and practices.

And to those who have been with us every step of the way, to those who have already donated time, resources, and funds this year, we want to say THANK YOU for your continued support and dedication to our mission and our community!

From our Executive Officer Phoebe Sade: “I just want to thank you for an amazing 2023. We have so many incredible partners across our communities of King and Pierce County who have partnered with this organization, contributed to this organization, and are responsible for all of the great successes we have had.”

Thank you for making our favorite moments from this year possible, and for being a part of this incredible community. It’s because of our supporters and contributors that this vital work can take place! THANK YOU! 

Time Is Running Out to Give!

2023 is nearly over! One minute is all it takes to make a difference right NOW. Make your donation now to take this time to process your 100% tax-deductible donation to BrightSpark in support of our youngest community members.

Donations made by the end of today, 12/31/23 will continue our efforts to build a stronger foundation where every child has a great start in school and life. Let’s lean into this work together for a brighter tomorrow and to #DoEvenMoreIn2024!

2023 set the bar high – but we’ve never been afraid to rise to the occasion! 

Before we jump into 2024, let’s look back at the most memorable moments of last year and see what we achieved together. 

During our 2022-23 Fiscal Year…

  • 34,045 children served in total across King & Pierce Counties
  • $2,464,220.74 total subsidy support from vouchers for low-income or homeless families
  • 1,249 caregivers utilizing KPL, with 97 new KPL groups formed
  • 1,954 total providers served and 260 new providers served
  • 200 families served through Mental Health Consultations
  • 17, 896 total referral searches completed in the Child Care Aware of WA Family Call Center

Did you know? There’s more than one way to donate! 

When it comes to making a gift, you’ve got options! Donate via credit or debit card, check or money order, stocks and bonds, mutual and donor-advised funds, or in-person at our Renton office. If you have any questions or if you would like more information on ways to give, please reach out to our Development Director, Katie Halterman, at

We are so grateful to all of our donors and community partners. We hope you will join us in supporting our youngest community members!