2012 4th Quarter Community Impact Funds Recipients

Level $500 to $2,500
Terrace Park School PTA
To build a covered outdoor area and play shed to allow the children to play outdoors during recess on rainy days.
Level $2,501 to $5,000
Assistance League of Seattle
For the Enrichment Scholarship Program for low-income middle school and high school students for summer learning experiences - academic and arts.
Consejo Counseling & Referral Service
To sponsor fundraising to provide culturally competent behavioral health, substance abuse and domestic violence services to low-income Latino community.
Edmonds Center for the Arts
To offer art experiences to local youth through On Ensemble (masters of Taiko drumming), Book-it Theatre, Seattle Shakespeare Company and Zambini Brothers.
Charity Report
Family Justice Center Foundation Fund
To assist with emergency housing, food, transportation to a shelter or family justice center and lock changes or relocation for domestic violence clients and their children.
Food Lifeline
To meet the growing demand for food in our region with an increase of 32% over the past 5 years - serving 745,000 people through 300 agencies in 17 counties.
Charity Report
Friendship House
Friendship House offers the opportunity for our residents to change their lives. It is our mission to reflect the heart of God by feeding, sheltering, clothing, and healing - to empower those in need.
Charity Report
Fuerza Futebol Clube
To support underserved youth with emphasis in teamwork, personal growth, and dedication though soccer culture via the BFUT Brazilian Soccer Methodology.
Charity Report
Haller Lake Christian Health Clinic/Puget Sound Christian Clinic
To provide free quality compassionate health care to the low-income uninsured and underinsured populations including medical, dental and mental health care.
Heartbeat-Serving Wounded Warriors
To provide emergency assistance, morale building and innovative therapeutic services for wounded warriors and their families.
Charity Report
Housing Hope
To provide intensive case management-adult life skills, parenting education and employment and education counseling to homeless families in an emergency shelter.
Charity Report
Humane Society-Western Region
To provide low-income people with pets the opportunity to receive vet services, pet food and support the animal (no kill) shelter.
Charity Report
Kateri Northwest Ministries Institute
To promote the social strength, health and stability of Native American communities by cultivating leadership skills and spiritual growth.
Ke Kukui Foundation
To preserve, educate and share the Hawaiian and Polynesian arts, history, language and culture at the "3 Days of Aloha" annual event for community.
Lincoln Theatre Center Foundation
To entertain, inform, inspire and involve our diverse community through cinema, live performances and educational programs by obtaining a digital package to show films.
Low Income Housing Institute
Supportive services for formerly homeless individuals and families to help them move towards stable housing and self-sufficiency.
Mountlake Terrace Senior Center
To provide facilities, services and activities for the recreational intellectual, physical and mental needs of older adults in our community.
Museum of Glass
Provides dynamic learning environment to appreciate the medium of glass for over 5,000 students annually participating in the School Visit Program.
North Counties Family Services
Family programming: parent-to-parent mentoring, community family night dinners and evidence-based parenting workshops/classes.
North Sound District Council, Society of St. Vincent de Paul
To provide basic needs assistance to families living in extreme poverty including the purchase of new beds and bedding for children.
NW Film Forum/Longhouse Media
To catalyze indigenous people and communities to use media as a tool for self-expression, cultural preservation and social change by helping 50 youth for Super Fly.
NW Furniture Bank
To restore hope, dignity and stability by assisting low income families transitioning into their first home with recycled furniture.
Open Door Theatre
Free children from abuse and violence through performances: "Stop it now"(personal safety); "Talk About Stuff"(safe and unsafe behaviors), "Making Choices"(dating and healthy relationships) in Marysville School District.
Operation Nightwatch
To provide spiritual care and home for homeless women, men and children; low-cost housing and support services for seniors and disabled; and, education as needed.
Our Sisters' House
To provide coping skills for youth experiencing family violence including prevention and supportive parenting skills.
Phinney Neighborhood Association
To support the PNA's Greenwood Senior Center's early stage memory loss programs.
Rebuilding Together South Sound
To assist low-income families to live in safe and healthy homes through use of volunteers doing repairs for elderly, disabled and families with children.
Red Eagle Soaring
To empower American Indian and Alaska Native youth to express themselves with confidence and clarity through traditional and contemporary performing arts.
Rubicon Foundation
To allow highly motivated youth with limited financial means to participate in Fortnight Summer Camp and City Carpentry after-school program.
SafeFutures Youth Center
To provide services of the comprehensive family model that is culturally relevant to a diverse community.
Charity Report
Sanctuary Art Center
For homeless youth and young adults to be able to work through the traumas and stress they are experiencing safely through creative expression while gaining confidence for independent living.
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.
Charity Report
Seattle Children's Theatre
Allow 60,000 low-income children the opportunity to experience professional theatre, focus on new works and theatre education.
Charity Report
Seattle Indian Center
To provide critical survival services including meals, job training, placement, housing and bus fare.
Seattle International Film Festival
Create experiences through Indigenous Film Series at Seattle International Film Festival.
Skagit Valley Hospitality House Association/Friendship House
To help Hunger to Hope program set up new kitchen and public cafeteria that will serve hungry families while teaching shelter residents basic cooking skills.
Snohomish Artist Guild
Assist redevelopment of Marysville Homegrown Festival and present community summer concert programs.
Snohomish County Music Project
To expand Link Up in-school music program to provide music education and orchestral experiences to students in grades 4 through 5 in the Marysville School District.
Spokane Tribe of Indians
For a broadcast engineering study for tribal low powered FM radio station - to communicate language, traditional practices, education, Council business and tribal community voice.
Stanwood Community & Senior Center
To purchase a commercial mixer for the kitchen in order to accommodate the growth of the nutrition phase of the Life Enhancement Assistance Program.
Tacoma Lutheran Retirement Community
To install automatic fire rated doors in the mail hallway as they are too heavy for residents and guests to open.
The Rescue Mission
Provide safe and secure shelter and hot nutritious meals for homeless, case management to access housing and stabilize, youth academic intervention and motivate to stay in school.
United Indians of All Tribes Foundation
To foster and sustain a strong sense of identity, tradition and well-being among the Indian people in Puget Sound through culture.
Village Community Services
Services help adults with developmental disabilities to live as independently as possible including employment, safety, community integration and relationship establishment.
Charity Report
Washington Vocational Services
To assist persons with disabilities to receive employment support, training and ongoing work site assistance including tenant improvements, technology and moving.
Wisdom of the Elders, Inc.
To produce public radio programs for oral history, cultural arts and environmental sciences including climate change by 8 tribes from Alaska, Washington and Oregon.
World Association for Children and Parents
US Kids program which finds permanent adoptive families for local foster children; more than 1,600 Puget Sound area foster kids need to be adopted.
Charity Report
Level $5,001 to $7,500
Imagine Children's Museum
For expansion due to growing population in community - recurring gift.
To improve the lives of children and teens who are struggling with poverty, abuse, neglect, trauma and mental health issues.
Seattle Inner City Outings/Sierra Club Foundation
Opportunity for students to discover, explore, enjoy, and protect the outdoors using volunteers to work with the youth.
Charity Report
The Friendship Circle of Washington
To improve mental health by enabling children and teens with special needs to experience the joys of friendship while getting therapeutic support.
Whatcom County Volunteer Lawyers Program
To provide access to justice for low-income individuals and families through outreach and capacity building activities in Island County.
Level $7,501 to $10,000
Boys & Girls Clubs of Whatcom County
Support the Formula for Impact program series, focusing on academic success, healthy lifestyles and good character and citizenship.
Cancer Lifeline of King County
Fundraiser to increase awareness of Cancer Lifeline's free services and foster additional revenue through contributions.
Clothes for Kids
Supporting the needs of students pre-school to 12th grade with needed clothing including socks, underwear, shoes and coats.
Cocoon House
For the Residential Services Programs including two emergency shelters, transitional living programs, a maternity group home and parenting teens.
Edge Foundation
To increase high school and college graduation rates among underserved youth at risk for dropping out through intervention and coaching.
Interfaith Community Health Center
To increase medical, dental and behavioral health services to 3,375 new patients through expansion for those without insurance or low income.
NW Youth Services
To work with at-risk, runaway and homeless youth to foster self-reliance and by providing emergency housing in Whatcom County.
Old Town Christian Ministries
To serve the chronically homeless, mentally ill, vulnerable youth and those suffering from substance abuse including Amy's Place youth drop in center.
Pacific Science Center
To provide interactive and innovative exhibits and programs in science, math and technology to more than 1,200,000 people in Washington State.
Pediatric Interim Care Center Inc.
For 24 hour care for drug-exposed and medically fragile infants for immediate, short-term care to stabilize the infants.
Pike Market Child Care and Preschool
To provide support encouragement and resources to all children and their families in poverty.
Salmon Defense
To provide an independent non-profit entity focused solely on the welfare of our regions salmon and salmon habitat.
Sno-Isle Libraries Foundation
To support the Library on Wheels (bookmobile/outreach services) program for library materials and services to people of all ages in Snohomish County.
University of Washington
To support design and construction of the Intellectual House, a longhouse-style building to acknowledge, honor and make a lasting commitment to Native people.
Warm Beach Health Care Center
Provide new emergency response system for the residents.
Washington Alliance for Better Schools
To expand and enhance natural leaders-parent-led parent education and engagement program supporting immigrant, refugee and multi-cultural families education.
YMCA/Schools Out and Feed Your Brain
Feed Your Brain project literacy and Children's Domestic Violence Program for ages 3-18 counseling to increase safety.
Charity Report
Level $10,000 plus
Hibulb Cultural Center and Natural History Preserve
Multi-quarter to provide the needed resources to continue the HCC's diverse and dynamic programs including signage, library resources, collection management, exhibitions, curriculum and conferences.
Marysville School District
Multi-quarter gift supporting educational programs at the Quil Ceda-Tulalip Elementary School and Totem Middle School.
Marysville YMCA
Tribal membership/invest in youth/healthy communities/expansion - multi-year commitment.
Tulalip Boys & Girls Club
Tribal agreement, auction and golf tournament fundraisers and program support.