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Don't Miss Etta's Tree Lot

Nov. 13, 2021

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. Learn more.

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. Learn more.

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. Learn more.

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. Learn more.

Win Seahawks Tickets

Aug. 8, 2021

Bid on a pair of Seattle Seahawks tickets during Aug 9-12! Learn more.

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. Learn more.

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. Learn more.

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. Learn more.

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. Learn more.

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. Learn more.

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! Learn more.

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. Learn more.

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! Learn more.

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. Learn more.

Etta's Holiday Market Wrap-up

Nov. 17, 2020

Etta's Holiday Gift Market Achieved Attainable, Sustainable Results Because of You Learn more.

Thank you for attending Etta’s Equinox Online Auction!

Sept. 20, 2020

You helped make the difference at Etta's Equinox Auction! Learn more.

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. Learn more.

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. Learn more.

Ettas Auction Is Open

April 16, 2020

Online Bidding is Open for Etta Projects 17th Annual Auction Learn more.

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. Learn more.

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. Learn more.

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! Learn more.

Your Gift is Powerful

Dec. 10, 2019

As the holiday season approaches, we ask that you consider how you can transform lives. Learn more.

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. Learn more.

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: Learn more.

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: Learn more.

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. Learn more.

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. Learn more.

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. Learn more.

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. Learn more.

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! Learn more.

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! Learn more.

Etta Projects Founder Awarded Peace Prize

Aug. 12, 2017

The Kitsap Sun reports on Peace Prize Award and the work of Etta Projects Learn more.

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. Learn more.

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. Learn more.