Alki Cares – School Closure Support – How you can help

We know that the 6 week school closure is going to cause extreme hardship on many of you.  Your needs may be ranging from basic supplies, food, childcare, and much more! If you and your family are in need, please reach out to Principal Deese directly at  In collaboration with our PTA and other supportive organizations, Alki Elementary will work to get you the help you need!

If you are a family who might be able to help other families in need, please contact Principal Deese ( and/or donate to  Please consider supporting those families who have been severely affected by the school closures and COVID19 outbreak.  Funds raised will go towards purchasing grocery gift cards and other things as we learn more about what is needed.

Our Alki community is strong and many have already reached out to offer help. As many of you are aware, closure of Seattle Public Schools means more than just a postponement of learning for students. Many families rely on the schools for child care, meals and other community support.  Every bit helps!


Other Ways To Help:

West Seattle Food Bank is always looking for donations and volunteers.  Please consider donating or volunteering to this truly worthwhile organization.  Westside Baby is also accepting donations and volunteers.