Videos and Stories
Snippets from Partners and Investees on all things SVP.
We all have a role in ending the disease of violence. What part does SVP play?
It’s Sunday night. The Sullivan’s basement rec room is filled with teenagers. A stack of pizza boxes is piled high, and cookies and snacks litter the coffee table. Chatter fills the room. The topics? Homelessness, public education, family planning, self-esteem, the environment.
Dick Wood’s grandkids are 6th generation Puget Sound. He has fished his whole life and experienced the Sound's decline first hand. He stands for clean water. How is SVP connected?
A dozen families. Three days. One shared purpose. Armed with a video camera, and alternately: a hairnet, a rain coat, and a pot of soup, we trailed SVP's youngest volunteers.
SVP invested in Rainier Scholars for 5 years, and in 2009 their first cohort started college. Meet one of those students.
Friends of the Children supports our community's most vulnerable youth. Hear their stories and find out what role SVP plays in their work.
Explorations in Math is building a positive math culture in Puget Sound and now beyond. SVP was a part of that. Find out how.
Let's face it. The past few years have been tough. Community needs are great, and resources are scarce. But sometimes scarcity can expose opportunities. On June 5, 2012 SVP invited seven community leaders to share their stories of adaptation. Check out their videos here.
We’re better, together. It’s almost always true, but at SVP that concept is built into our DNA. It was also plainly evident in the range of stories we heard on June 1, 2011. Check out our speaker videos here.
About two hundred of us piled into Herban Feast on November 9, 2010 for a rapid-fire series of stories and ideas - from the Seattle Storm to eradicating blindness in India. Think TED Talk, with an SVP twist. Check out our speaker videos here.
Philanthropy. What does that word evoke for you? And what would more than philanthropy look like? On November 15, 2011 we explored what it means to us. Check out three of our featured speaker videos here.
Co-pilots Tre' Maxie, Arathi Laxman, Lance Fors and Paul Shoemaker marked SVP's 15 Year Anniversary Flight with an inspiring series of short talks on March 23, 2013. Check out their videos for a glimpse of SVP's past, present and future.