corporate contributions

Leading Retirement Solutions appreciates the opportunity to be a successful part of the business community. We believe in giving back to the community and actively support initiatives that move communities forward. Leading Retirement Solutions supports small and large initiatives, from the local to global scale. We’ve highlighted a few of these worthy causes below.

Susan G. Komen

Susan G. Komen for the Cure

Leading Retirement Solutions has dedicated financial and volunteer resources to Susan G. Komen for the Cure to assist in their efforts to end breast cancer in the U.S. and throughout the world. Leading Retirement Solutions supports Komen’s mission to fund ground-breaking research, provide community health outreach, advocacy and programs in more than 50 countries. We are pleased to be part of the solution in ending breast cancer and to be part of Komen victories, including increased early detention and more treatments, research, survivors, and hope.

KIVA

KIVA - loans that change lives

Leading Retirement Solutions was built by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs and we are proud to support KIVA, an organization that provides financial support to emerging business owners. Leading Retirement Solutions was itself supported by the investments of those who dared to believe in the spirit and vision of small business leaders.

Leading Retirement Solutions recognizes the interconnectedness of the world we live in and supports local and global initiatives that promote the expansion of opportunity and self-sufficiency. We are a corporate sponsor of KIVA because we value KIVA’s mission to help create opportunity around the world – through providing safe, affordable access to capital to those in need, helping people create better lives for themselves and their families. Leading Retirement Solutions has a similar mission to Kiva, as we, too, help small business owners access capital.

Homestead Community Land Trust

Homestead Community Land Trust

Leading Retirement Solutions recognizes the importance of stable housing in promoting strong communities, where both people and businesses can thrive. Leading Retirement Solutions supports Homestead Community Land Trust in its mission to strengthen the fabric of the community through creating and expanding the opportunity for home ownership.

Leading Retirement Solutions assists business owners safely access 401(k) and other retirement income to fund important real estate investments as they pursue business growth. Support of Homestead is a natural fit for us, because Homestead provides assistance to homebuyers seeking to secure financing to own a home. As a catalyst for home ownership to first time home buyers, Homestead offers financial counseling, classes on home repair and income tax preparation. Homestead promotes a sustainable system of affordable housing by requiring clients to agree to a cap on the resale value of their new property. Homestead’s clients have a zero percent foreclosure rate and Leading Retirement Solutions is proud to support such a worthwhile venture.

Seattle/King County Humane Society

Seattle/King County Humane Society

Leading Retirement Solutions provides ongoing support to THE HUMANE SOCIETY FOR SEATTLE/KING COUNTY as they conduct the very important work of saving animals and uniting them with human companions. As most of us already know in Seattle, pets make any community more vibrant. Through their faithful companionship, animals provide humans with a wide array of benefits, from stress reduction, to unconditional love and joy.

For this reason, Leading Retirement Solutions believes a civilized society has a responsibility to care for all animals to ensure their lives are the best they can be. THE HUMANE SOCIETY FOR SEATTLE/KING COUNTY does just that – saving more than 6,000 animals a year, with no time limits. In fact, our Humane Society has achieved one of the highest save rates in the nation. Just one more thing the citizens of Seattle can be proud of and one of the many reasons Leading Retirement Solutions will continue to support this worthy initiative.

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

Leading Retirement Solutions is an annual contributor to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society TEAM IN TRAINING, supporting the best of both worlds – personal fitness and curing blood cancers.

To help blood cancer patients have access to the treatments they need and to live their best life today, the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society raises millions of dollars through cosponsoring group marathons, triathlons, cycling and hiking. They provide coaches to expand participants’ fitness level with workouts, nutrition and hydration clinics. The funds raised contribute to advancing drug therapies and research to find cures for blood cancers, including leukemia, the Number 1 disease killer of children. Leading Retirement Solutions will continue to show its gratitude to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society through ongoing financial support.

Washington Community Alliance for Self Help

Washington Community Alliance for Self Help

Leading Retirement Solutions provides corporate sponsorship to the Washington Community Alliance for Self Help (CASH) in support of their mission to empower aspiring entrepreneurs with limited resources—and unlimited potential. CASH provides training, support, and capital to enterprising individuals with limited financial resources as they gain self-sufficiency through small business ownership.

Supporting CASH is a logical choice for Leading Retirement Solutions, as we also are committed to supporting small business owners as they grow their businesses.

United Fishermen of Alaska

United Fisherman of Alaska

Leading Retirement Solutions is a proud sponsor and supporter of the UFA (United Fishermen of Alaska).The UFA represents 35 Alaska-based commercial fishing organizations and are dedicated to promoting the industry safely, while supporting the development of new fisheries. LRS applauds the UFA for its past, present, and future endeavors.

Compass Housing Alliance

Compass Housing Alliance

Leading Retirement Solutions is proud to announce that it is a supporter of Compass Housing Alliance, a nonprofit, Seattle-based organization dedicated to providing a range of valuable services to the homeless. These services include shelter and transitional housing for individuals and families experiencing homelessness, permanent low-income housing for individuals or families who do not make a living wage or are formerly homeless, and development of affordable housing units for low-income tenants.

R.E.S.T.

Seattle Children's

Leading Retirement Solutions is proud to be a donor of Seattle Children’s Hospital, one of the top children’s hospitals in the nation. In 2015, U.S. News & World Report ranked Seattle Children’s No. 1 on the West Coast, and No. 6 in the country overall. “Hope, Care, Cure,” are the three words that Seattle Children’s Hospital uses to most effectively encapsulate what they do. The hospital’s mission is simple yet strong: to prevent, treat and eliminate pediatric disease through the spirit of inquiry and with the support of their community. Leading Retirement Solutions is proud to be a member of that community and is happy to have the ability to support the incredible work that Seattle Children’s Hospital has done and will continue to do in the future.

R.E.S.T.

R.E.S.T.

R.E.S.T. (Real Escape from the Sex Trade) is a Seattle-based, independent not-for-profit founded in 2009, whose main goal is to provide a path to freedom for those exploited by the sex trade. R.E.S.T is dedicated to helping sex trade workers and prostitution survivors find a way out of the sex trade by using a model of prevention, intervention, and restoration. R.E.S.T. is powered by a passionate desire to affect positive change in our community and beyond, and we are honored to stand with them in their admirable journey.

The organization was founded by "a small team of women with experience helping troubled youth and sexual abuse issues" (www.iwantrest.org). The organization has grown steadily and has formed partnerships with City of Seattle's Coordinated Effort Against Sexual Exploitation (CEASE) response network, Seattle Vice Squad, SeaTac, Kent/Burien police officers, Seattle's Union Gospel Mission, Shared Hope International, Businesses Ending Sex Trafficking (BEST), and the Organization for Prostitution Survivors (OPS). We applaud R.E.ST. for their amazing and meaningful work, and we look forward to watching them grow and strengthen our city.