Opening the weekend after Thanksgiving: November 27 & 28 and running three weekends! Shop a variety of holiday trees and wreaths, unique holiday gifts including scarves, Bolivian products, homemade products, Etta's signature wine, and all around groovy stuff.
50 Cases of Wine Challenge
Sept. 27, 2021
Our friends and long-time supporters at Water From Wine have always sold Etta Projects' label wine for $30 a bottle and given us the entire amount! Now they are generously increasing their donations to Etta Projects, same price for you - but EP gets $50 per bottle.
Etta's Big Auction is Now Closed
Sept. 13, 2021
THANK YOU FOR JOINING US FOR ETTA'S BIG AUCTION. Our online auction is now closed but you can still help us reach our fundraising goal by making a donation this week. We'll be putting all funds towards our largest fundraiser of the year in order to reach our $20,000 matching goal. Your donation goes further with us in Bolivia.
Etta's Big Virtual Auction
Aug. 13, 2021
In light of recent mandates, and for the safety of our friends and family, we have made the difficult decision to cancel the in-person version of Etta's Auction scheduled for September 11, 2021.
Win Seahawks Tickets
Aug. 8, 2021
Bid on a pair of Seattle Seahawks tickets during Aug 9-12!
Welcome Daniel, CTC Director
July 6, 2021
Etta Projects is pleased to welcome Daniel Vildozo Cárdenas, CTC Director in Bolivia. Effective immediately, Daniel will begin his role establishing connections with our community partners, developing a strategic plan of the annual work program, and the recruiting and booking of revenue generating clients at our International Training Center.
Hiring Bookkeeper/Administrative Assistant
July 3, 2021
Etta Projects is looking to hire a Bookkeeper/Administrative Assistant to work at our US-based office. This position will work in partnership with, and under the guidance of, the Director of Operations. Read the full job description and apply by July 23, 2021.
Ettas In-Person Auction is Back
June 22, 2021
Let's celebrate together (again)! Etta Projects' Annual Auction returns for a night to celebrate all your hard work and to reconnect with new and old friends.
Seven Years of Service, Thank You Amanda
May 18, 2021
After seven exceptional years of supervising projects that promote public health and birthing a successful Community Transformation Center, Etta Projects accepts the resignation of Amanda Martin, CTC Director for Etta Projects.
Hiring CTC Director
May 13, 2021
We are hiring a full-time Director to oversee operations at of Etta Projects' Community Transformation Center. This position is located in a rural, jungle setting and requires a strong ability to manage staff and multi-task. Advanced English and Spanish language skills are required. This position is scheduled to start June 2021.
Celebrating Success: Two Years in the Making
May 4, 2021
The name Isama may sound familiar because over the past 4 years you’ve helped this
community near Amboró National Park construct ecological banos, hold medicinal plants
trainings, and train health promoters. Isama is a challenging place to live - residents must cross
two rivers without bridges so getting to the nearest town is sometimes impossible, sometimes
treacherous and always an adventure!
Spring Awakening Plant Sale
April 13, 2021
Mother's Day is right around the corner!
What better way celebrate than to support an innovative organization and spruce things up with some seasonal blooms.
Support Etta's Birthday Wish
Jan. 21, 2021
JOIN US for the love of Etta! On Monday January 25th we hope to crush our goal of $6,000!
Ettas Tree Lot 2020
Nov. 18, 2020
Join us at the Etta Projects tree lot and pick your beautiful tree. Two weekends only! December 5-6 & 12-13.
Etta's Holiday Market Wrap-up
Nov. 17, 2020
Etta's Holiday Gift Market Achieved Attainable, Sustainable Results Because of You
Thank you for attending Etta’s Equinox Online Auction!
Sept. 20, 2020
You helped make the difference at Etta's Equinox Auction!
Celebrate "CHANGE" at Etta's Equinox Event
Sept. 11, 2020
Join us September 17-20 for items we hope will inspire both hemispheres so we all can keep looking up and connecting as the world changes its' seasons and we all hope for better, healthier times.
Etta Projects Events and COVID-19 Response
July 15, 2020
There have been changes to our fundraising schedule and we need your help to respond to the COVID-19 crisis in Bolivia. Sadly, we are once again canceling Etta's 2020 in-person auction. As a small grassroots organization we cannot survive without our fundraisers, so we want you to know our plans for the remainder of the year so you can make your plans for how you might like to give.
Ettas Auction Is Open
April 16, 2020
Online Bidding is Open for Etta Projects 17th Annual Auction
Announcing Etta’s Virtual Auction
March 17, 2020
We have decided to hold a spectacular virtual event on the same date as our original auction.
Tickets On Sale for Etta’s April 18th Auction
Feb. 13, 2020
Tacoma, WA -- Etta Projects is hosting our 16th Annual Auction Evening on Saturday, April 18, 2020 at McGavick Conference Center. Come join us as we celebrate the great work we accomplished together last year, toast to good health and friendship, and support work going forward to help the people of Bolivia.
Etta's 34th Birthday Appeal Goal $8,000, for clean water work in Bolivia
Jan. 19, 2020
You're invited to Celebrate Etta's 34th Birthday! We are simply passionate about partnering with the people of Bolivia. Our vision is to create a world where all communities are safe and healthy. You can help us realize this vision!
Your Gift is Powerful
Dec. 10, 2019
As the holiday season approaches, we ask that you consider how you can transform lives.
Annual Christmas Tree Lot: 2 Weekends Only
Nov. 14, 2019
Etta Projects' Annual Holiday Christmas Tree and Bolivian Market will be open to the public at Cedar Springs Pavilions by the Lakes for TWO WEEKENDS ONLY.
Volunteer Opportunity Available
Nov. 1, 2019
Etta Projects has an immediate opening for an agricultural intern in Bolivia. Learn more about job responsibilities and how to apply here:
Fundraiser Evening for Etta - Nov. 9
Oct. 9, 2019
Back by popular demand! Our big poker evening is right around the corner, and we are dealing a really fun night! Join us in Tacoma at the Slavonian American Benevolent Society on Saturday, November 9th to celebrate, have some fun and generate good in the world! For event details and pricing, click here:
Etta Projects Names Kathryn Lewis as Executive Director
June 21, 2019
In July Kathryn Lewis will join the Tacoma office of Etta Projects. She will be responsible for the strategy, oversight and growth of Etta Projects’ portfolio of health care, clean water, sanitation, leadership and empowerment of women and children in Bolivia.
Save the Date for Etta Projects' Annual Auction Evening
Feb. 5, 2019
Our largest and most anticipated event of the year will bring together new and long-time supporters of Etta Projects and enthusiastic auction bidders for a fun-filled auction evening on Saturday, April 20th, 2019 at the Federal Way Performing Arts and Event Center.
Etta Projects Annual Christmas Tree Lot
Nov. 9, 2018
Etta Projects is hosting the Annual Tree Lot benefitting programs and services in rural Bolivia. Shop for a great cause and pick your own tree available in a variety of shapes and sizes. Also available are holiday wreaths and beautiful hand-crafted products from Bolivia.
Tekoati Community Transformation Center
May 18, 2018
Tekoati is Etta Projects' Community Transformation Center in a 96 acre tropical forest near the Amboro National Park outside Buena Vista, Bolivia. Please watch this informational video to more about it.
Buy wine from Water from Wine to support Etta Projects
Feb. 12, 2018
Etta Projects is collaborating with Water From Wine, a non-profit interested in helping support water projects. Now you can purchase wine from Water from Wine and 100% of the proceeds go to support Etta Projects! Click on learn more to order your wine now!
Etta Projects Annual Tree Lot Opens December 9th
Nov. 17, 2017
Join us: ONLY OPEN 2 WEEKENDS!!
December 9th –10th & 16th-17th
We'll have a variety of trees and sizes, wreaths and beautiful hand-crafted products from Bolivia.
Saturdays & Sundays 9 am – 5 pm.
LOCATION:Cedar Springs Pavilion by the Lakes 7354 Bethel Burley Rd SE Port Orchard, WA 98367. Look for the Etta Projects Logo!
Etta Projects Founder Awarded Peace Prize
Aug. 12, 2017
The Kitsap Sun reports on Peace Prize Award and the work of Etta Projects
Founder Pennye Nixon honored with 2017 Greater Tacoma Peace Prize
July 27, 2017
The Greater Tacoma Peace Prize Honors Pennye Nixon at a banquet - September 28th, 2017.
Tacoma is the only city in the United States with a Peace Laureate to be recognized by the Norwegian Nobel Institute. Pennye will travel to Olso, Norway this December to take part in the Nobel Peace Prize festivities.
Etta Projects receives national grant for Health Promotion through Dining for Women
Sept. 30, 2016
"Changing the World One Dinner at a Time." Dining for Women is a national non-profit giving circle dedicated to empowering women and girls living in extreme poverty.