2009 1st Quarter Community Impact Funds Recipients

Level $500 to $2,500
Associate General Counsel US Conference of Catholic Bishops / Arch Housing Authority
To develop and manage a continuum of housing opportunities for low income, homeless, and special needs people.
Lutheran Community Services Northwest / South Everett Neighborhood Center and Familia Unidas Latino Resource Center
Partnerships with individuals, families, and communities for health, justice, and hope.
Northwest Association for Biomedical Research
Promoting academic achievement for under served students in science.
Rubicon Foundation
To introduce elementary children to creative arts, gardening, and wetland habitat at Smoke Farm Summer Camp.
Take the Next Step
To support the 3rd Annual Jazz Walk Fundraiser-multiple-venue musical event in order to bring attention to programs and attract new volunteers.
Tears Foundation
Provide financial support to newly bereaved families who have lost an infant.
Teens In Public Service
To fund 2 teen summer internships which will provide employment, teen leadership, and community service opportunities.
The Healing Center
To support the expansion of the middle-school and high-school outreach program.
Level $2,501 to $5,000
Arlington High School/Arlington School District
To support a concrete foundation and an international wrestling trip.
Associated Recreation Council/Langston Hughes Performing Arts Center
To support the capacity building project which will improve service by providing resources for technical tools.
Camp Fire USA
To support Camp Fire's Mega Club program for low income youth.
Cascade Youth Music Association
To provide intensive competitive musical performance activities that develop life-long skills to youth.
Deaconess Children's Services
To champion hope and opportunity for children and their families by empowering them to believe in a good life.
To document and commemorate the unjust mass removal and incarnation of 120,000 Japanese Americans.
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America / Josephine Sunset Home
So support the "Telling Your Story through Art" project which helps elders through rehab with art works on their life.
Families and Friends of Missing Persons and Violent Crime Victims
Grief counseling to children and teens that have been witness to violence, perhaps having had siblings or parents impacted.
First Place
To support the expansion of the Building Bridges Program which is a community based learning model (school & parent involvement).
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
To support research on cancer prevention through diet and exercise, innovative ways to detect, and less intrusive treatments.
Fresh Paint Outreach Ministry
To support the purchase of a small tent for essential weather protection and extend our season of ministry.
General Assembly of Christian Church Disciple of Christ, Inc. / Unity Christian Church
To help children in the Burke Gilmand Place Apartments Housing Authority who are "at-risk" for dropping out if school.
Henderson Nor'wester Camp
To bring increased diversity to camp population by providing full tuition for two campers.
Highland Christian Schools
To support the assistance of up to 197 families of students with tuition during the recession.
Humane Society Snohomish County
To assist low income families with pet food and veterinary coupons.
Kellogg Marsh Elementary Odyssey of the Mind
To provide the Kellogg Marsh Odyssey of the Mind teams with supplies so they can attend the World Competition in Iowa.
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc.
To support the Light The Night walks and Patient Services Program in North King and Snohomish Counties.
Northwest Harvest/EMM
To support Washington's only statewide hunger relief agency in providing services to nearly 600,000 clients per month.
Northwest Youth Services
To help provide supportive housing for homeless youth 14-22 years old in Snohomish, Skagit, and Watcom counties.
Pediatric Interim Care Center, Inc.
To provide diapers and medical supplies for the Pediatric Interim Care Center Infant Withdrawal Program. .
Salmon Homecoming Alliance
To support activities that increase understanding and cooperation among tribal government, non-tribal governments, organizations, and the public.
Saul Haas Foundation
To improve the quality of life of secondary school students in need throughout the state of Washington.
Special Olympics Washington
To help cover expenses incurred by children in Snohomish County participating in the Northwest Region Spring Sports Festival.
Stilly-Snohomish Fisheries Enhancement Task Force
To ensure the future of salmon in the Stilly, Snohomish, and Island County watersheds by providing clean up and materials.
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Foundation of Washington
To provide informational and emotional support to bereaved families, educate the public, and eliminate SIDS through research.
To give youth in foster care a childhood and a future by providing assistance with free clothing and school supplies.
Village Project
To preserve the innocence of children by promoting no more violence in the elementary schools and clubs.
Warm Beach Christian Camps and Conference Center
To provide purchase and installation of an ADA-equipped mobile restroom unit.
Washington State Historical Society / Washington State History Museum
To support the "In the Spirit" exhibit at the Native fine art market and festival in August, 2009.
Level $5,001 to $7,500
Central District Forum for Arts and Ideas
To mitigate the dearth of professional arts programming featuring African-American artist and themes in the Puget Sound area.
First Nations Golf Association
To promote native youth golf and create scholarship opportunities for the student athlete.
History Link /
To document the tribal history on the only online encyclopedian of Washington state history.
Imagine Children's Museum
On going contribution to support the legacy project capital campaign funding.
Level $7,501 to $10,000
Celtic Arts Foundation
To assist with 8 different events over the course of the 2009 year.
Northwest Burn Foundation
To help support young burn survivors from the Puget Sound region attend the annual summer camp.
Parent Trust for Washington Children
To support the parent education and support program for women in treatment and to help fund the family help line for at-risk families.
Seattle Goodwill Industries
To help the job training program acquire software for the Speakers of Other Languages programs.
Stanwood Camano Incident Support
To provide training and equipment for volunteer chaplains and others that help victims, families, and the first responders at critical incident scenes.
Level $10,000 plus
Arlington Education Foundation
To create a choral music library for elementary students in the Arlington Public Schools.
Makah Tribe
To support the Makah Tribes with hosting the 2010 Inter-tribal Canoe Journey; a community infrastructure event.
South Puget Sound Intertribal Planning Agency
To help deliver social, human and health services, and to provide training and technical assistance through reservation development and planning to tribes.