Celebrating 15 years of lending where it counts!

On the evening of October 1, 2019, Northwest Access Fund’s Board’s and staff hosted an informal evening of community, celebration, and giving at UW’s Urban Horticultural Center.

We celebrated 15 years of our lending where it counts in our community, providing over $4.8 million to people with disabilities across Washington and Oregon.


Warren, Board President, gives speech to event attendees

15 years anniversary logo

Honoring Toby Olson

We presented a Northwest Access Award to Toby’s widow, Rhonda Brown, and son, Averill Olson, honoring Toby Olson, a former Norwest Access Fund Board member, and his life’s work.

Picture of awards presentation to Rhonda Brown

Exploring Assistive Technology!

Megan, Northwest Access Fund’s Financial Coach, tested out Assistive Technology at Washington Assistive Technology Act’s table!

Picture of NWAFstaff member Megan using a microphone headset as AT

Thank you to our 2019 sponsors!