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The 4 the Love Foundation is passionately committed to fostering unity and advocating for those in need within Thurston County. Recognizing the numerous challenges that exist right in our own backyard, our mission is to fill essential gaps in resources and services, enabling our community members to rise above their circumstances. We encourage our extended network and beyond to participate in this community-driven mission, as we believe strongly that in unity, we rise. Through compassionate action, collective impact, and a deep sense of shared responsibility, we aim to make a transformative and lasting difference, one act of love at a time.

Founded in 2021 by community leaders Tessa Effland and Nicole Andres, the 4 the Love Foundation was born out of a shared vision to strengthen our community by helping our neighbors in need. Recognizing the power of collaboration, Tessa and Nicole united their efforts and resources, creating a powerful network that provides a soft landing for those facing hardship. Joined by six dynamic, passionate women, our team is committed to filling in essential gaps and addressing the challenges that exist right here in Thurston County. Our mission is to foster unity and advocate for all those in need, believing strongly that in unity, we rise. We encourage everyone within our network and beyond to join us in this community aid endeavor. Together, we are making a transformative difference, one act of love at a time.

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