2011 4th Quarter Community Impact Funds Recipients

Level $500 to $2,500
Center for Women & Democracy
Support CWD Leadership Institute for leadership skills and job competitiveness for women.
Dress for Success Inland Northwest
To promote economic independence of disadvantaged women with professional attire.
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel/Victory Four Square Food Bank
To remodel the kitchen, community garden, repair delivery truck, roof repair and windows.
Nikkei Concerns
To provide elderly with the highest possible quality of life-with garden sanctuary at the front entrance.
NW Furniture Bank
To restore hope, dignity and stability for struggling families with recycled furniture.
Rebuilding Together South Sound
To assist low-income homeowners with emergency repair-electrical, leak or heating problems.
Level $2,501 to $5,000
Bellingham Childcare & Learning Center
For early childhood education and childcare services for very high-risk children, foster care, CPS, domestic violence, sexual abuse, and unsafe living.
Charity Report
To purchase Shop Capacity Building Project for adults with mental illness for them to become employable.
Darrington Recreation & Education Foundation
For the High School Basketball team boys and girls summer camp, new equipment and nutritional education.
Darrington School District 330
Provide underprivileged kids athletic insurance, ASB card, pay to play, athletic uniforms and equipment for football.
Domestic Violence Services of Snoh. Cty.
To provide safety to those who otherwise would have to stay in an abusive home.
Gilda's Club Seattle
To assist children with cancer and children with a parent/sibling with cancer outreach for support.
Interim Comm. Dev. Assoc.
To build a comprehensive community development corporation to revitalize the Chinatown and International District for low income and moderate income residents.
Little Bit Therapeutic Riding Center
To improve the bodies, minds and spirits of children/adults with disabilities through equine-assisted therapy.
Low Income Housing Institute
Supportive services for formerly homeless individuals and familes towards stable housing and self sufficiency.
Mercy Housing Northwest
To provide on-site service coordination to low income elderly residents in Snohomish County.
Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust
To enable 2,000 local youth through a year round restoration, trail building activities and educational projects.
To assist school aged children suffering from mental illness with behavioral rehab services, counseling and case management.
NW Straits Marine Conservation Foundation
Conservation of the NW Straits ecosystem-remove derelict fishing gear.
Open Door Theater
Performances for Marysville School District-600 youth good choices for dangerous situations topics.
Operation Nightwatch
Emergency shelter services for homeless people in downtown Seattle.
Salmon Defense
To fund "As long as the River's Run" "Back to the River", Forever Fund Development, outreach/issue awareness.
Shoalwater Bay Indian Tribe
Borrow bikes program on the reservation for health and environmental reasons.
Sight Connection
To support the annual education expo, Insight: A Low Vision Expo, for public awareness for those with vision loss.
Sno-King Chapter of Coastal Conservation Association
Planting chopped salmon carcasses for nutrient enrichment in streams-purchase freezer to store salmon.
Sound Works Job Center
To provide low-income homeless clients with job listing, counseling, placement assistance, resumes, cover letters and applications.
Squaxin Island Museum Library & Research Center
To support the 2012 Canoe Journey, Paddle to Squaxin event.
The Evergreen State College Foundation
To partially support the Summer Institute for 25 college faculty on Teaching and Writing Native Cases.
United Negro College Fund
To support the Portfolio Project that helps 11th and 12th graders through the college and scholarship application process.
WA Conservation Society & Snoh. Conservation Dist.
To teach natural resources curriculum - salmon lifecycle, watershed health, native plants and soils to youth.
Level $5,001 to $7,500
Family Law CASA of King Cty
To provide an objective and fair voice in court for over 150 kids from low-income families enduring high conflict custody cases.
Hoh Indian Tribe
To support the Tribes Holiday season with food baskets.
Imagine Children's Museum
Expansion due to growing population in community - recurring gift
March of Dimes Foundation
Support the Neonatal Intensive Care Unity Family Support Program - premature, birth defects or loss of an infant.
Skagit Valley Hospitality House Assoc./Friendship House
Emergency housing for men, women and children for up to 3 months and transitional housing, clothing bank and public showers.
Somali Community Services Coalition
After school tutoring and 6 week summer enrichment programs for very low income East African refugee youth in Sea Tac region.
WWU Foundation
Students of color teacher scholarship, promote NA student's enrollment at WWU, testing fees assistance and lecture series.
Charity Report
Level $7,501 to $10,000
Asian & Pacific Islander Women & Family Safety Center
To educate, train, and offer technical assistance on domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking.
Cocoon House
Helping runaway, homeless, at-risk and highly disconnected Snoh. County youth 13-20 with outreach and advocacy services.
Disability Advocates for Cystic Fibrosis/Fuerza Futebol Clube
To provide access to organized soccer to low income so they can receive training and play soccer.
Edge Foundation
To implement and expand its innovation school based program for at risk middle and high school students - coaching.
Jakes House Prayer & worship Ctr/Arlington Helping Hands
Provide clothing and household goods at little or no cost to community - in need of building.
Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc.
Provide use of computer/technology for Deaf-Blind individuals for training and upward mobility.
Mt. Pilchuck Elementary
Lifeskills special education program K-5 grades purchase assistive technology for students.
North Snoh.Cty Young Life
Outreach with staff to Middle and High School to focus on positive adult role models in their life.
Northwest Youth Services
Emergency housing for runaway and homelss minors 13-17 years old.
NWIC Foundation
Support the TL'aneq' Gathering for a Celebration benefit dinner and auction for cultural arts and educational programing.
Providence Hospice & Home Care Foundation
Palliative and end-of-life services for children to ease the suffering of our community families.
Red Eagle Soaring
Produce "The Rememberer" performance based on memoir Squaxin Island Tribal member.
Seattle Aquarium
Marine science conservation education program to engage low income high school students using scientific methodology to collect baseline data about local marine preserves.
Seattle Children's Play Garden
Assist children with physical or mental disabilities by providing them a safe recreational place through scholoarships.
TEARS Foundation
To assist newly bereaved families who have experienced the death of a baby with the cost of burial or cremation expenses.
Level $10,000 plus
Boys & Girls Club of Snohomish County
Management agreement and event sponsorship program
Chief Seattle Club
To support the homeless and low-income American Indians/Alaskan natives with food, basic needs, government benefits.
Marysville School District
Math, science, training and assistance
Native American Law Center
Public defenders for Tulalip Court
Snohomish County Medical Reserves
To train volunteers, support training for staff, safety supplies for volunteers, outreach, recruitment tools, and supplies.
Charity Report
Tribal membership, invest in youth, healthy communities and expansion.
YWCA/Schools Out Washington
Feed Your Brain project for youth and Childrens Domestic Violence Program.