2013 2nd Quarter Community Impact Funds Recipients

Level $500 to $2,500
Burned Children's Recovery Foundation
Support burned children to attend Camp Phoenix to learn skills and tools needed to stay in school.
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Encompass Northwest
To provide 300 pediatric-therapy sessions for low-income uninsured or underinsured children, family support and parenting services.
To help fund historical research, education and publishing: Everett Evergreen Arboretum, Hibulb Natural Reserve and Tulalip Artist J. Madison.
Island County Historical Society
To help fund construction of a new Native American and Natural History exhibit with a newly restored Snakelum Family Canoe, circa 1850s.
Music of Remembrance
To help educate current and future generations about the relevant moral messages of the Holocaust.
Saratoga Orchestra of Whidbey Island
To help fund expansion of the Talent Development Program for all school districts of Whidbey Island music program.
Sean Humphrey House
To help with residential services for very low-income adults living with HIV/AIDS.
South East Effective Development
To help fund an innovative community arts, multicultural performing arts and visual arts programs.
Tlingit & Haida Washington Chapter
To support a culture fair that provides an opportunity to strengthen connections between our youth and elders.
Valey Museum of Northwest Art
To educate, honor and inspire students and their teachers through art.
Level $2,501 to $5,000
Arc of King County
To support social gatherings for children with intellectual and development disabilities and connecting families to resources.

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At Work!
To help expand services to Snohomish County - helping disabled people be productive, integrated and contributing to communities.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Island County
To mentor High-Risk Teen and Pre-Teen girls living in Island County.
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Cascade Valley Hospital Foundation
To help fund purchasing an advanced medical simulation manikin for training hospital staff in crucial emergency response.
Center for Environmental Law & Policy
To honor the work of the Swinomish Tribes for their leadership in protecting the Skagit River.
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City Club
To increase visibility and advocacy for youth civic education renewal; document and reward excellence in current programs.
Crisis Clinic
To help individuals and families in crisis by providing information and referrals to resources such as social, emergency and other needed services.
Darrington Recreation & Ed Foundation
Provide supplemental funding to enrich the lives of local students through extra-curricular activities and education.
Friends of Youth
To help with transitional living program supporting homeless youth, moving them towards safe stable housing.
General Council of the Assemblies/Creekside Church
To help fund a free community based after school program and safe place for youth to spend their afternoons.
Global Community Institute/Exploration Academy
To support Compass Mentoring Program-targeting and addressing the specific needs of students organizational and planning skills.
Jobs for Washington's Graduates
To provide professional clothing for HS graduates, bus passes, supplies, to prevent drop out and facilitate workforce readiness.
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Jubilee Women's Center
To support the 16th Annual Benefit Breakfast - supporting the housing program and Learning and Opportunity Center.
Lake Stevens Aquafest Inc.
To support a community festival to bring sporting events, food, arts and crafts, family fun and live entertainment
Mockingbird Society
To support Youth Network - advocate for system reforms based on children experiences in the foster care system.
Monroe Gospel Women's Mission
To help provide safe and secure shelter, hot nutritious meals, case management to access housing and stabilize homeless women.
OHILEQW-SEN Healing Center
Youth healing and community building program providing traditional counseling and healing services.
Page Ahead Children's Literacy Program
To provide age-appropriate, culturally appropriate, new books for children from low-income families in Snohomish County.
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Plymouth Housing Group
To eliminate homelessness and address its causes by preserving, developing, operating safe, quality, and supportive housing.
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Pregnancy Aid of Snohomish County
To help them keep the doors open five days per week.
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Real Change Homeless Empowerment Project
To assist with low-barrier, self-employment opportunity for about 300 homeless and very low income men and women.
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Sarvey Wildlife Care Center
To rescue, rehabilitate and release orphaned and injured wildlife back into their natural habitats.
Seattle Indian Health Board
To assist American Indians and Alaska Natives in achieving the highest possible physical, mental, emotional, social and spiritual well being.
Tierra Madre Fund
To support innovative projects and build leadership - documentary U and A Places (1900-1980).
Time of Remembrance
To help bring together the Gold Star Families of Washington's Fallen Warriors-healing.
Toddler Learning Center
To provide early identification of infants and toddlers in our community who have disabilities or developmental delays.
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United Negro College Fund
To assist 11th and 12th grade students through college and scholarship application process-Marysville site.
United States Conference of Catholic Bishops / Catholic Community Services of Western Washington
To support Disabled Veterans Transportation Program - for those with out access to medical appointment, dialysis, chemotherapy and other medical needs.
Warm Beach Christian Camps Conference Center
To help cover the costs of putting on the Special Friends Day Camps in 2013, keeping the cost to attend the camps w/I reach of the special needs community.
Washington Asian Pacific Islander Families Against Substance Abuse
To help with the 2013 Annual Luau Fundraiser - helping youth deal with substance abuse/dependency issues.
Level $5,001 to $7,500
Angel Care-Breast Cancer Foundation
To support one-on-one emotional support to those newly diagnosed with breast cancer.
Everett Public School Foundation
To help neediest kindergarten learners to attend a full day of school to boost their academic readiness to learn.
Everett Recovery Café
To startup in Everett-recovery support from addiction, homelessness and mental health issues.
GROW Washington
To assist with opening a retail incubator store for Tulalip Tribal members and surrounding area entrepreneurs to get support and test market.
Imagine Children's Museum
To assist with expansion due to growing population in community
InterIm Community Development Association
To support housing development with culturally appropriate services - expand services by adding 97 units to housing assets.
Listen & Talk
To support updating sound systems for children who are deaf or hard of hearing to listen and speak.
Seattle Foundation-The Literacy Fund
To support Coast-Salish Peoples curricula provided to educators and students for free-8 page newspaper - based educational supplement.
Seattle Urban Academy CRISTA Ministries
To assist students with social and spiritual health - connecting with counseling, drug rehabilitation and other necessary services.
Tacoma Art Museum
To support artistic production of Project 562 by Matika Wilbur, documenting Native America-Reimagining Native People: Photographic Proof of Contemporary Indians.
Wellspring Family Services
To support the Early Learning Center - specializing in services to homeless children with severe emotional and behavioral problems through classroom therapy
Level $7,501 to $10,000
Affiliated Tribes of NW Indians
To support continued work to deliver quality communication to empower Tribal leaders, government agencies.
Animals as Natural Therapy
To assist high school youth through animal-assisted growth, learning and therapeutic models.
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Arlington Food Bank
To help with the construction of a new food bank-providing emergency food assistance to 12,000 people of all ages.
Arts Council of Snohomish County/Schack Art Center
To promote the arts for enhancement of community life - expand art center for exhibiting artworks.
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College Success Foundation: Governors Scholarship Fund
To support scholarship program that helps young men and women in foster care to continue their education and earn a college degree.
Cystic Fibrosis
To sponsor the 30th Annual Breath of Life Gala, auction and Tulalip GREAT STRIDES Walk.
Darrington School Dist. 330
To save the Middle School Athletics all together-Girls volleyball, boys and girls basketball and wrestling.
Denise Louie Education Center
To help provide multicultural early learning and family support services to over 300 families in South Seattle.
Kindering Center
To support early education and intervention for children 0-3 with disabilities, medically fragile or vulnerable due to neglect.
Little Red School House
To celebrate 50 years of supporting young at-risk children with screenings and referrals - birth to five years of age.
Mercy Housing NW
To support Out-of-School Time program providing services to children from low-income families at two of the largest affordable housing communities in Snohomish County.
Olive Crest
To support cultural workshops for Native foster children - educational events include: drum making, singing, regalia and dancing.
Pioneer Human Services
Located in Skagit County, Pioneer Center North provides variable-intensity residential treatment for people who are battling chronic chemical dependency. The treadmills will help the approximately 890 clients we serve at Pioneer Center North every year.
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US Conference of Catholic Bishops/Catholic Housing Services
To assist extremely low-income, formally homeless, adults who suffer from alcohol addiction maintain safe and stable housing.
Washington Youth Academy Foundation
To provide support for at-risk youth and drop outs with supplies, athletic, choral equipment for low income students.
Level $10,000 plus
Grants & Self Governance/TERO Construction Training
To fund Construction Industry Trades Program equipment and supplies.
Greater Trinity Academy
To eliminate the achievement gap experienced by low income youth and minorities-childhood education program readiness program.
Hibulb Museum
To provide the needed resources to continue the HCC's diverse and dynamic programs - signage, library resources, collection management, exhibitions, curriculum and conferences etc.
Marysville School District
To support educational programs at the Quil Ceda-Tulalip Elementary School and Totem Middle School.
Native American Law Center
To support tribal public defense project.
Port Gamble S'Klallam Foundation
TO support the purchase of a 15 passenger van for youth participating in the Port Gamble S'Klallam Tribe Career and Education Department.
Quinault Indian Tribe
To support Paddle to Quinault Native Youth Leadership Ambassador Program.
Seattle University School of Law
To support full-time judicial clerk services to Tulalip Tribal Court through the use of 3rd-year law students interns with supervision.
Tulalip Early Learning Program
To support the purchase of Teaching Strategies (Creative Curriculum) Gold and Child Plus software.
Tulalip Foundation/Healing Circles Project
To sponsor a Community Meeting Event that will inform and educate the community in healing from grief and loss amongst our community.
Tulalip Tribes Indian Education Parent Committee
To support backpack distribution for the 2013-2014 school year supporting 1,400 students in Marysville Schools with basic supplies.
To support tribal membership; invest in youth; healthy communities; support expansion