Job Opening // Grant Writer

Grant Writer | Permission to Start Dreaming Foundation This position will work closely with the leadership team to pursue grants on behalf of the foundation in an expedited time frame.  The position will be part time (TBD) and report to the Founding director.   There may be potential for an extension of work. The right candidate […]

Raising the Flag

On this day, 21st of July, 2020 we were privileged and honored to have members of the Gig Harbor Police Department help us raise the flag on our newly installed pole at the Permission to Start Dreaming office.  A teachable moment for our children and an opportunity to fly Old Glory ‘loud and proud’. Long […]

Pull For A Soldier Featured in Gig Harbor Living Local Magazine

Thank you to Abigail Thorpe of the Gig Harbor Living Local Magazine for the feature in their May 2020 issue! Pull For A Soldier is schedule for October 30th, 2020 at the Gig Harbor Sportsman’s Club and registration is open! Don’t miss out on the fun!  Click any of the images below to read the […]

POSITION FILLED! Job Opening // Mental Health & Wellness Facilitator

Permission to Start Dreaming Foundation Mental Health and Wellness Facilitator Focus Facilitate monthly “huddle” meetings, advisor to various workshops/symposium, support team Major Objectives of Support Group Facilitator To help reduce the stigma of asking for help or support when life after service (or while in) is more challenging and difficult than normal. To offer a […]

POSTPONED UNTIL 11-8-2020 // Vietnam // One Man’s Story

Due to the current situation with the COVID-19 pandemic, we are rescheduling this event for Sunday November 8th, 2020. Thank you for your understanding and we look forward to seeing you in November as we share Mike’s story. The untold stories from a soldier whose fate and journey would take him 50 years to unpack […]

POSITION FILLED // Volunteer Coordinator // 2020 Race For a Soldier

The Permission to Start Dreaming Foundation’s event Race For a Soldier is seeking the right candidate as our Volunteer Coordinator for the the 10th annual half marathon, 10 miler and 5K. Key responsibilities include: recruit and manage volunteers, coordinate training, assign volunteers for registration and race day. Beginning immediately through September 13th, 2020, the right candidate […]

Spikes K9 Fund hosts Hops for Hair Missiles – PART TWO in Gig Harbor!

Jimmy Hatch, one of our Prayer Breakfast guest speakers visit here will also include a fundraising event for his foundation, Spikes K9 Fund, on Saturday, September 14th. The local Wet Coast Brewing Company owned by two first responders will host Hops for Hair Missiles – PART TWO and is open to the public. Hatch has helped […]

Harnish Auto Family Donates Check

Today was an outstanding day as the leadership team from the Permission to Start Dreaming Foundation accepted a check for $10,000 from the Harnish Auto Family. We were chosen to be the beneficiary of their March Hometown Heroes Campaign where every first responder or veteran who visited any of the 5 family dealerships, VW of […]

Hometown Heroes 2019

The HOMETOWN HEROES campaign presented by the Harnish Family Auto Dealers is going strong and half way there til the last day on the 18th. Please spread this to any first responder or veteran, active military that you can. They are giving $50 gift certificates to those who serve our communities and country for just […]

2018 Race for a Soldier Highlights

It was another successful event with hundreds of runners and, what seemed to be the entire community of Gig Harbor and beyond turning out to cheer them on. We are grateful for the participation and support. View the highlights here.