The Works started as a DIY school for adults, offering in-person experience-based learning in Seattle. As challenging as the Covid-19 pandemic has been for individuals and small businesses, it sparked us into bringing an idea we've always had to life. We've distilled the magic of our in-person classes into DIY Kits, complete with materials, detailed instructions, and a video to walk you through your projects. It's almost like having The Works in your home!
Kellie believes that lasting change starts at home, and that’s what she aims do to at The Works. A passionate kid with plans to change the world, Kellie grew into an adult who spent more than a decade working in environmental consulting. And while that work does change the world, ultimately Kellie realized the change she was most passionate about was much more local - building community, connecting over passions, and sharing skills.
A multi-tasking mama to 2-year-old twins, Kellie also loves to grow food in the city and knit the occasional blanket.
We’ve always believed that we can do more together than we can alone, and that’s why we support community organizations and nonprofits through both volunteer time and financial donations. Here are a few examples of our values in action: