Senior Center’s Facing 10% Cuts After United Way Diverts Funding

By Ashley Archibald.  Real Change News. May 17, 2017
One Friday in May, the five-person staff at the Southeast Seattle Senior Center (SESSC) prepared to get their cowboy on. The center, located at the busy intersection of Rainier Avenue South and South Holly Street, hosts a themed Rainbow Bingo every few months.  May 12 was Western night.  There’s a degree to which it seems to drive Lynda Greene, executive director of the center, a bit crazy: boxes stacked up with prizes, supplies and extra beverages filling every space of every office.  But she loves the event.  Read more at