2013 1st Quarter Community Impact Funds Recipients

Level $500 to $2,500
North Middle PTSA /Everett Council
To sponsor 2013 North Middle School Walk-a-thon.
YWCA Pierce County
To assist younger clients with therapeutic children's program including healing art projects and special events.
Level $2,501 to $5,000
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America
To support camp Oasis for kids 7-18 living with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis.
Darrington Community Club, Inc.
To replace the community center roof to provide a safe environment for recreational, social and educational activities.
Disability Advocates for Cystic Fibrosis
To provide free advocacy services for social security disability applications, appeals, Medicare/Medicaid benefits, denied medical coverage and other issues.
Edmonds Public Schools Foundation
To support development of college level academic skills for all students for PSAT/PLAN testing of all freshman and sophomore students.
Charity Report
Edmonds Senior Center
To provide communication to over 5,000 seniors and their families regarding the services and programs that enable seniors to maintain their independence.
Emerson Elementary School - Snohomish School District
To enrich learning experiences of culture - bringing history of Northwest Indians alive through curriculum and special training.
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Dignity Project list to support assistance to elders in dire need for Medicare/Medicaid shortfall.
Everett Police and Fire Chaplaincy
Practical care and comfort to the citizens affected by a fire, medical emergency or natural disaster including ongoing support to first responders.
Faith Harvest Helpers
To support a unique food recovery and gleaning operation of excess salmon and produce.
Full Life Care
To expand the Community Support Program allowing chronic, disabled individuals to regain their independence and return to life.
Homes First
Develop outreach and fundraising to provide affordable rental housing in Thurston County.
Emergency Service Program: food, financial assistance and housing for families in crisis.
Improve Indian religious and cultural programs in Washington State's 12 prisons and recruit volunteers to participate in fellowship with incarcerated Natives.
Institute for Community Leadership
To support Pies for Pullers interracial, intergenerational community and cultural program bringing kids and elders together.
Lighthouse for the Blind, Inc.
Support the Deaf-Blind Technology Training Center to help skill building through use of computer and assistive technology.
Mountains to Sound Greenway Trust
To support community-based stewardship projects involving more than 250 young people.
Charity Report
Neighborcare Health
Support primary care, outreach and engagement provided to homeless and formerly homeless patients.
Northshore Senior Center Wranglers Program
Support ongoing programming to develop leadership skills, provide service to community and encourage integration into the community for those with disabilities.
Northwest Harvest/EMM
To support the Food Procurement Program for fresh produce, rice, beans, pasta, canned tomatoes, baby formula and high protein foods.
Puget Sound Blood Center & Program
To fund medical staff for Camp I-VY summer camp for kids with hemophilia.
Puget Soundkeeper Alliance
To protect and preserve Puget Sound by monitoring, cleaning up and preventing pollutants from entering its waters.
To assist with community outreach, educational services and promoting public awareness about age-related vision loss and adaptation.
Sky Valley Food Bank
To purchase diapers for 250 infants under the age of two.
Sound Experience
To support on the water environmental education programs for low income Snohomish County youth.
Sound Works Job Center
To assist low-income homeless clients with information on job listings, employment counseling, job placement assistance and professional prepared resumes.
Stilly-Snohomish Fisheries Enhancement Task Force/Sound Salmon Solutions
To support Be the Solution II program which will raise awareness about local water quality issues to help change and improve water quality.
Charity Report
The Christian Reformed Church in North America/Awake Christian Reformed Church
To create a safe space on Aurora Avenue for those struggling with homelessness, addiction, mental illness and sexual exploitation.
The County Doctor
To support comprehensive family medicine primary services to all ages from prenatal to-end-of-life for patients with no insurance.
The Evangelical Covenant Church/Quest Church/The Bridge Care Center
For homeless outreach with clothing bank, community room, computer, phone access and case management.
The Sophia Way
To help end homelessness in East King county by providing shelter, support, education and subsidized housing for transition into stable life.
Tulalip Karen I Fryberg Health Clinic
For development of 3 types of gardens located at the health clinic: vegetables, healing and culinary and snacks/meals/crafts and incentives to participants for healthy food choices.
University District Service League
To provide individuals and families who are in need with food and access to a network of community resources that helps achieve self-sufficiency
US Conferences of Catholic Bishops/First Nations Housing & Recovery Services
Provide clean and sober transitional housing for Native Americans for developing stronger families and healthier communities
Washington Stampeders
A sports program designed to promote and mentor underprivileged teens and young adult with one-on-one training and team activities.
Washington Trust for Historic Preservation
Discover Washington: Youth Heritage Project - hands on activities focused on preserving the natural and built environments.
Western Washington University
To support scholarships to Woodring College, promote community dialogue with NA students, help with fees and the William Demmert Lecture Series.
Level $5,001 to $7,500
Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County
To offer safe emergency shelter, transitional housing, full support services and assistance accessing community resources.
Imagine Children's Museum
Expansion due to growing population in community - recurring gift
Marine Conservation Biology Institute
Works to prevent extinction of marine wildlife by securing strong protection for key ecosystems they inhabit.
Washington Wildlife and Recreation Coalition
Support to strengthen protection and restoration of fish and wildlife habitat and creation of community parks and trails.
Level $7,501 to $10,000
Chief Seattle Club, Inc.
To support the day center for homeless and low-income American Indians/Alaskan Natives including assistance.
Charity Report
Family Law CASA of King County
To provide an objective and fair voice in court for over 180 low-income kids from high conflict custody cases.
Heartbeat Foster Family Support Services
Provide cultural relevancy training for foster parents and Tribal Revival Weekend for Native foster children.
NWIC Foundation
To support 5th Annual TL'aneq' benefit dinner with cultural arts and experiences auction.
Pacific Education Institute
Challenge match grant for every donation and pledge made at the 1st Annual Fundraising Breakfast in June 2013.
Salish School of Spokane
To support expense with moving to larger facility and expanding services to Native families in Spokane area.
Seattle Children's Playgarden
Create an inclusive children's choir, which will comprise several under-served populations in economically challenged neighborhood.
Smithwright Estates/Services
Intensive long-term residential care for severe developmental disabilities/autism in community based setting.
Victim Support Services (formerly Families & Friends of Violent Crime Victims)
Supports and advocates for victims of crime, adults missing person and provides education about victims' rights and services.
Washington State Mentors
To increase support to Native American youth in Snohomish County with mentoring program to empower youth.
Charity Report
Level $10,000 plus
Adopt A Stream Foundation
To help restore local salmon runs in Tulalip Creek and Allen Creek by improving water quality and enhancing salmon habitat.
Hibulb Cultural Center
To provide the needed resources to continue HCC's diverse and dynamic programs including signage, library resources, collection management, exhibitions, curriculum and conferences.
Marysville School District
To support 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.
National Indian Child Welfare Association
Help to continue to care for and protect the rights of American Indian children and their families.
Northlake Middle School
Chromebooks to serve educational needs via collaborative learning environment via Google Education Apps and Moodle LMS.
Rebound of Whatcom County
To support Ray of Hope summer day camp for children who have emotional, behavioral or economic challenges.
Charity Report
Spee-Bi-Dah Parade
Provide cultural event in the summer 2013 at Spee Bi Dah with fun gathering parade for Tribal Community to be healthy and celebrate together.
The TEARS Foundation
To provide financial assistance to low income, newly bereaved families whose infant or child has died.
Tulalip Elders
Tulalip Tribal Annual Elders luncheon May 30, 2013 at the Tulalip Resort Casino - elders from around the Pacific Northwest travel to spread the table and share stores.
Tulalip Youth Services
To enhance opportunities and to provide positive support services and positive prevention based activities to for youth and families at Summer Camp 2013.
Urban American Indian Alaska Native Education Alliance
To support new co-ed basketball program including equipment, uniforms, camp, fees and rental.