Welcome to Kawabe House

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Conveniently located in the Central District, Kawabe house has been servicing Seattle’s senior community since 1969.

Our mission is to provide quality, secure and affordable housing with culturally sensitive programs and services for residents 62 years and over.

If you or a loved one is interested in living here, please review our Rental Information or contact us at (206) 322-4550. We are looking forward to hearing from you!

Kawabehouse Announcements

The GiveBig 2022 Campaign is May 3-4, 2022

Dear Friends and Supporters,

This year, Kawabe Memorial House is very grateful to be a part of the 501 Commons’ GiveBIG campaign on May 3-4, 2022.
This 48-hour event focuses on raising funds for nonprofits in the Seattle area. Please help us in our efforts to continue the legacy of Mr. Harry S. Kawabe by making a donation to the Kawabe Memorial House Foundation. Your kind donation will go toward improvements for the Kawabe Memorial House’s lunch program and enhancements for resident activities and future community events.

To make a donation please visit the GiveBig 2022 website at https://www.wagives.org/organization/Kawabe-House.

Please feel free to forward this email on to your family members and friends.

Thank you for considering donating to the Kawabe Memorial House Foundation and your continued support of Kawabe Memorial House.

Looking For Authors


 The Kawabe Memorial House Board of Directors is soliciting
proposals from qualified individuals to write a book about Kawabe Memorial
House’s History.

Kawabe Memorial House’s RFP (Request for Proposal)* includes a description of the
services to be provided by respondents; the minimum contents of the responses;
and the factors to be used to evaluate the responses.  For a copy, please click the link below.

All responses to the RFP must be submitted by Friday, February 28, 2022 by 5:00pm.

* Click here for the RFP in PDF format


Kawabe Memorial House Hires A New Executive Director

Kawabe Memorial House (KMH), a private non-profit organization providing affordable housing since 1969, is pleased to announce the hiring of Emiko Mizuki as its new Executive Director.

As the Executive Director, Mizuki will lead and manage the day-to-day operations of the Kawabe Memorial House. Mizuki will also provide strategic insight and leadership to the KMH Board to ensure the organization’s sustainability well into the future for the community.

Mizuki, a longtime resident of Seattle, comes to KMH as an experienced professional who has directed and managed healthcare programs in the community. She managed the Assisted Living and Adult Family Home Programs at Kin On and was the Administrator and Director of Senior Services at Legacy House (an Assisted Living facilities).