Lydia Place gets $15,000 grant from Allstate Foundation

The Bellingham Business Journal

Lydia Place, a nonprofit Bellingham organization providing transitional housing and programming for homeless women with children since 1989, is receiving a $15,000 grant from The Allstate Foundation.

The grant application was facilitated by Scott Richardson, owner of State Street Insurance in Bellingham and a former Lydia Place board member.

“I’ve seen how much Lydia Place has done to help women and their children,” Richardson said. “The Allstate Foundation grant will support Lydia Place in offering counseling and classes that can turn their lives around.”

State Street Insurance, an Allstate agency, offers auto, home, business, life and disability insurance, financial services and banking products. For more information, call (360) 676-1822. The Allstate Foundation is an independent charitable organization funded by contributions from subsidiaries of The Allstate Corp.

Lydia Place annually provides more than 5,000 bed nights for women and children and also offers case management services for other local residents. For more information about Lydia Place, call (360) 671-7663 or visit www.lydiaplace.org.

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