2009 2nd Quarter Community Impact Funds Recipients

Level $500 to $2,500
To support transitional housing units for patients recently discharged from Western State Hospital and who are homeless.
Centro de la Raza-El Centro de la Raza
To support exhibits that focus on multi-racial unity through cultural tradition.
Kin On Community Health Care
To support the creation of a culturally relevant hospice program for Asian patients by providing bilingual education through assistance with translated materials and education.
To address domestic, youth, and sexual violence, as well as chemical dependency through education awareness and prevention strategies.
Muscular Dystrophy Association
Support the summer camp program for youth who are 6-17 years of age and struggling with Muscular Dystrophy.
NAMI Greater Seattle
To help address unmet needs of families and individuals struggling with mental illness by providing education, referral, support groups, and advocacy.
People Helping Horses
To assist with the operating costs associated with providing therapeutic riding for those with disabilities.
Sultan Chamber of Commerce
To support the 2009 Gold Dust Days Heritage Festival, a local music and arts activities in the area.
Susan G. Koman Foundation Inc.
To support the Koman Puget Sound Power of Promise Luncheon in promoting cancer awareness.
Taro Roots Foundation
To promote higher education by providing lodging for volunteers and helping to cover insurance costs for academic workshops and seminars.
The Country Doctor
To help provide preventive and primary health care to more than 10,000 uninsured patients.
Tigers Fastpitch
To provide low income sponsorship for teaching girls teamwork and how to work together while building athletic skills.
Washington Agriculture in the Classroom
To support reconnecting youth with agriculture through lessons in alignment with Washington standards, and by covering one year of printing costs of the student activity magazine.
Level $2,501 to $5,000
Angel Care Breast Cancer Foundation
To provide a program that empowers and emotionally strengthens those newly diagnosed so they can acquire the support they need.
Associate General Counsel US Conf/St. Francis of Assisi School
To support a broad reading program tailored to meet the needs of our diverse learners.
Burn Children Recovery Foundation
To provide burn survivors with counseling, medical assistance, and education, as well as to assist with the funding of a support hotline, recovery center, camp, and website.
Casa Latina
To empower Seattle's Latino immigrants with educational and economic opportunities.
Cascade Valley Hospital Health Foundation
Help purchase hospital equipment for obese, "bariatric" patients-as they require specialized equipment for basic needs.
Cedarcrest School
To improve teacher proficiency in effectively utilizing existing classroom technology tools within a new lab.
Center for Wooden Boats
To support the canoe carving program where kids from a variety of schools are taught to carve and learn Haida culture.
Chehalis Tribe Canoe Club
To assist in the journey, providing traditional cultural activities such as songs, dances, and presentations to guests.
Communities Against Rape and Abuse
So support the facilitation of popular education workshops, community-level intervention processes, and other community based alternatives for accountability.
Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County
We provide emergency shelter, transitional housing, legal advocacy, support groups, and children's enrichment.
East County Senior Center
To promote the physical, emotional, and economic well-being of elders and to aid them with participation in community life.
Elder and Adult Day Services
To provide a scholarship to provide care to medically fragile, low income elders and disabled adults so they can stay at home.
Everett Gospel Mission
To provide needed support to renovate and furnish a building being converted to 25 new shelter beds for the homeless.
Everett Public School Foundation
To support the All Day Kindergarten tuition assistance program for the low income students.
To support the company plan of protecting Snohomish County forests, farmland, wetlands, shorelines, streams, and wildlife habitat.
To build and maintain the play structure and to provide unique support services for parents and families.
KSER Foundation
To provide for a new educational radio program called Sound Living in order to increase public awareness of local issues and concerns.
To assist with working to save lives and improve the quality of life for the poor and underprivileged in Vietnam.
Mocking Bird Society
To support the 3rd Annual Benefit Luncheon being held on 10/6/09 which will raise fund to support building a world-class foster care system.
Mountlake Terrace Seniors Group
To establish services and activities for elders that will foster a healthy lifestyle.
North Helpline
To supplement the food supply for the homeless, and to provide eviction prevention and utility assistance to the low income.
Open Door Theatre
To support the scheduling of live performances in the Marysville schools that will help free children from abuse and violence by teaching them personal safety skills.
Our Sisters House
To provide advocacy, education, and support to women and their families who have been impacted by domestic violence.
Pioneer Human Services/Pioneer Center North
To support motivational interviewing training for all staff so they can work efficiently with long term residential chemical dependent patients.
Port Gamble S'Klallam Foundation
To provide for the infrastructure costs associated with hosting the Inter-tribal Canoe journey participants on August 2nd-3rd.
Readiness to Learn Whidbey Foundation
To support homeless student learning through family education and community partnerships.
Seattle Community Access Network
To provide video production, audio, and editing skills that offer a creative way for middle and high school youth to express themselves.
Secret Harbor
To provide for programs that help children with behavioral, social, developmental, learning, or emotional problems.
Senior Services of Island County
To support the Meals on Wheels program for elders on Camano and Whidbey Islands.
Skagit Valley College-Skagit/Islands Head Start Program
To provide an innovative new exercise program for low-income children participating in Head Start.
Snohomish Artist Guild
To provide opportunities for musicians and stage entertainers to present their music and theater works via road shows.
Snohomish County Vikings
To provide an opportunity for young adults to refine their skills in order to get into college and participate at higher levels sports.
Stanwood Community and Senior Center
To offer seniors the opportunity to maintain their independence and dignity by providing programs and services.
Stillaguamish Center, Inc.
To provide information and assistance, health and wellness programs, congregate meals, recreation, social activities, outreach, and transportation to seniors.
Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians, NRD
To support participation in the West Coast Governor's Agreement on Ocean Health-Marine Debris Action Team.
Stillaguamish Valley Pioneer Association of Washington Pioneers
To cover the purchase of all roof materials and labor for the new welcome center.
The Vera Project
To provide a music and art center dedicated to fostering a participatory creative culture through various mediums.
Vashon Allied Arts Inc.
Help cover scholarships that enable children from low-income and financially challenged families to enroll with reduced costs.
Village Community Services
Help elder adults who have disabilities continue to live in their own homes, access community resources, and engage in community activities.
Washington State Council of Fire Fighters Burn Foundation
To purchase, distribute, and install smoke detectors in homes for seniors and those with low income or disabilities.
Washington State Holocaust Education Resource Center
To provide educational programs for schools that help prevent prejudice, bigotry, and hatred which have violent and tragic consequences.
YMCA of Snohomish County / Big Brother Big Sister of Snohomish County
To support a prevention-focused youth mentoring organization that creates and monitors safe, nurturing relationships.
Your Place Afterschool
To help low income young women build confidence, resilience, and find their strengths, so they can be successful in school and life.
Level $5,001 to $7,500
1910 Indian Concrete Shaker Church
To provide for the Christmas and Easter programs for the low income families in the area.
Imagine Children's Museum
On going contribution to support the legacy project capital campaign funding.
Level $7,501 to $10,000
Amara Parenting & Adoption Services
To prepare and support adoptive parents and encourage a nurturing, stable, and lifelong family.
JA Worldwide
to support expanding and enhancing JA partnerships with schools and community partners serving youth.
Seattle Children's Home, Inc.
To help children and families with comprehensive mental health and developmental services.
The Mavin Foundation
Raising awareness about the experience of mixed heritages people and family through educational resources, workshops, and events.
United Indians of All Tribes Foundation
To improve the social, educational, economic, and cultural well being of Native Americans and Alaska Natives.
Whidbey Island Hospital Foundation
To purchase a modern motorized hospital stretcher for the emergency room which will replace the 20 year old one.
Level $10,000 plus
Makah Tribe
To assist the Makah Tribe with hosting the 2010 Canoe Journey by helping cover cost of the infrastructure and upgrades to their system.