Our Team

Founder Patti Dunn

Patti Dunn founder Survive the StreetsPatti connects with the community. Her event management skills built the original Survive the Streets from a spontaneous event that helped two homeless men into one that brought more than 1500 pieces of street survival gear to 275 men and women in 2012. She enjoys helping people to get healthy as the owner of Goalgetting Fitness and has been a personal trainer and nutrition adviser since 1999. She is the author of “Move it Mom! How to Get your Body Back after Baby” and has a Psychology BSc from Dalhousie University. Patti manages fundraising, procurement, and strategic planning for Survive the Streets.


Founder Michael Grabham

Michel grabham founder Survive the streetsMichael brings people together. He’s the director of the Seattle Chapter of Startup Grind and has a show on KIRO7 TV called Start IT Seattle. He is also the creator of the Package Guard a device to help deter package theft. He loves starting companies and enjoys collaborating with smart people to figure out how to create effective solutions and solve problems. With 22 years of business management experience and an MBA from Seattle University, Michael brings optimism and organizational skills as he handles the business management aspects of Survive the Streets.




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