Soup Ladies and Vine Maple Place receive BECU Community Benefit Awards

BECU with representatives from Vine Maple Place. - Courtesy Photo
BECU with representatives from Vine Maple Place.
— image credit: Courtesy Photo

The Soup Ladies and Vine Maple Place were both named as recipients in the 2014 BECU Community Benefit Awards.

Both charities received $5,000. Vine Maple Place also won the People's Choice Award, receiving the most popular votes during a voting period on BECU's Facebook page.

Over 500 nominations were received for nonprofits doing great work in our local communities representing a wide array of different causes.

The Soup Ladies provides warm food to search and rescue first responders. Recently, they provided hot meals to search and rescue workers in Oso, WA.

Vine Maple Place’s goal is to break the cycle of homelessness for families in the greater Maple Valley area.

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