• Skagit County Disaster Relief Fund grants $170K to more than 20 Skagit County charitable organizatio

    June 17, 2020
    June 18, 2020 - The Disaster Relief Fund was established by the Skagit Community Foundation, United Way, and the Economic Development Alliance of Skagit County (EDASC). The fund was developed to help address the growing impact on Skagit County from the COVID-19.
    During the past couple of months, we raised over $200K. It’s amazing and inspiring to see these donors investing in our community," said Skagit Community Foundation Executive Director Michael Stark.
    Special thanks to the incredible contributions from the P.A.C.C.A.R. Foundation, Puget Sound Energy Foundation, Medina Foundation, Perigee Foundation, B.E.C.U. Foundation, Columbia Bank, People's Bank, Sound Financial Group, Roger and Mary Ann Mercer, Bill and Janet Dehon, Chad and Colleen Fisher. Among the top donors are the PACCAR Foundation and Perigee Foundation, each donating $50,000 to the fund.
     
    Distributions from the fund supported over 20 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations who directly support vulnerable populations and critical human needs impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
     
    Anacortes Family Center
    Anacortes Farmers Market
    Camp Korey
    Children of the Valley
    Chinook Enterprises
    Community Action of Skagit County
    Compass Health
    Diaper Bank of Skagit County
    Habitat for Humanity
    Helping Hands Food Bank
    Hospice of the NW
    Mount Vernon Farmers Market
    Northwest Agriculture Business Center (NABC)
    Northwest Youth Services
    Pioneer Human Services
    Secret Harbor
    Skagit Gleaners
    Skagit Valley Hospitality House Association - Friendship House
    Skagit Valley Neighbors in Need
    Skagit Valley YMCA Oasis Teen Shelter
    Skagit Preschool & Resource Center (SPARC)
    United General District 304
    United Way of Skagit County
    Viva Farms
    WSU Bread Lab
     
    To learn more about the fund or make a contribution, visit The Skagit Valley Disaster Relief Fund page on the Skagit Community Foundation website.