2014 3rd Quarter Community Impact Funds Recipients
Level $500 to $2,500
Arc of Whatcom County
To help parents of children and adults with developmental disabilities to access public and non-profit services.
To support the dissemination of parent to parent curriculum to multicultural and multilingual communities.
Bellevue Arts Museum
To support Bellevue Art Museum Biennial 2014: "Knock on Wood" exhibition of 39 regional craftsmen and artists using wood as artistic medium.
Evergreen Children's Association/Kids Co.
To support preschool scholarships for children enrolling in the Kids Co. quality child care.
Max Higbee Center
To support services that improve the lives, health, and level of independence of youth and adults living with disabilities.
Money Management International
To provide low-income, homeless families, and individuals with nutritious food and on-on-one family advocacy.
To purchase household items for very low-income youth aged 18-25 who are transitioning from foster care and life on the streets to safe affordable housing.
Olympic Ballet Theatre
To support production expenses for the 2014-2015 performance season, October program, and Nutcracker for schools.
Operation Warm, Inc.
To provide Marysville elementary school children living in need with American made winter coats, to keep them warm.
Puyallup Valley St. Francis House
To support the operations of the Clothing Bank where low-income individuals and families can come for free clothes.
Rotary First Harvest
To support Rotary First Harvest's core work of securing millions of pounds of produce for Washington's food banks.
Salmon Homecoming Alliance
To acquire infrastructure to hold the 22nd Annual Celebration and educate about salmon preservation and the environment.
To support outreach programs and partner with schools that serve people at-risk and homeless to empower, promote trust and cooperation, and encourage healthy lifestyle.
Sean Humphrey House
To provide residential services for very low-income adults living with HIV/AIDS, by providing needed services including food, clothing, shelter, medical care, and medication management.
Seattle Tilth Association
To support fundraising programs that increase likelihood that those who needed to be served do get served.
South Whidbey Schools Foundation
To create a new music education program for the children of South Whidbey.
The Evergreen Association
To support replacement of carpet in a 12-step group hall located in Everett, WA.
The Jet Oldsters Association of Ferndale
To support the Media Room project: furnish a bare library with reading light, rugs, and chairs.
Level $2,501 to $5,000
A Common Voice
To support the "School Success" program, which creates pathways to academic achievement for children with complex needs by assisting families to establish education plans.
Aces of Diamonds
To suppport the Path to Graduation programs -- supporting homeless women and children helping them to rebuild their lives and become self sustaining.
Assistance League of Bellingham
To support academic summer scholarships for talented and motivated middle and high school student to advance their education and further learning.
Associated Recreation Council
To support Learn to Swim Scholarship Fund for low-income children and families.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Island County
To mentor high-risk teen and preteen girls living in Island County through school based and community based mentoring programs.
Cancer for College
To support college scholarships for cancer survivors who are from or attending school in the Pacific Northwest.
To assist those with breast cancer after surgery by providing a safe comfortable compassionate environment.
College Access Now
To help strengthen programs that serve low-income students.
Community Homes, Inc.
To help adults with developmental disabilities by providing quality, community-based housing, and services.
Eastside Friends of Seniors
To recruit, screen, train, and mobilize volunteers and match the volunteers with seniors in need.
Edmonds Center for the Arts
To support Martha Redbone Roots Project, a public performance and education outreach event featuring Cherokee, Choctaw, Shawnee, and African Americans.
Everett Recovery Café
To support the day center for men and women facing homelessness, trauma, addiction, and mental health challenges.
To provide low-income and homeless families and individuals with nutritious food and one-on-one family advocacy.
Institute for Systems Biology
To support a fundraiser for empowering educators to produce scientifically literate students by creating collaborative partnerships among schools in the Pacific Northwest region.
Medic One Foundation
To support training and education for new paramedics working for emergency medical services agencies in Snohomish County.
New Horizons Ministries
To support mentoring street kids assisting them with education/career goals.
Old Town Christian Ministries-Amy's Place
To support operating including rent, directors' salary, taxes, and youth supplies.
Preserve Our Islands
To support work to protect vital Puget Sound near shore habitats and species.
Puget Sound Christian Clinic
To increase the number of clinics in Snohomish and sponsor fundraiser "Continue the Care" to help care for those with chronic health conditions.
To support a part time willow place activity assistance for lunch supervision, provide enrichment, assist activity manager.
To assist local healthcare facilities by retrieving unwanted and unused medical supplies and equipment. Medical supplies and equipment are then redistributed internationally to those in need.
To provide general operating funds for programs and services, serving victims of sex trafficking and sex trade.
Sarvey Wildlife Care Center
To assist with the replacement of old and damaged roofs on two of the buildings located on the center property.
Seattle Education Access
To provide higher education advocacy and opportunities for young people struggling to overcome poverty and adversity.
Seattle Goodwill Industries
To support the fundraiser Glitter Gala and Youth Aerospace Program which helps the youth prepare for careers in the aviation manufacturing industry.
To support mental health services for children in crisis by building healthy relationships, promoting support, and successful connections.
Senior Services of Seattle
To support older adults who are at risk of hunger, malnutrition, declining health, isolation, and depression.
Service, Education, and Adventure
To serve Everett and Mukilteo students through Bringing Learning to Life programs and provide professional development training to teachers.
To purchase Early Childhood Hands-On Science curriculum and materials for preschool children to support a learning environment rich in science.
Sojourner Place, a part of Jubilee Women's Center
To support the Life Skills program to help single homeless women move successfully towards self-sufficiency.
Summit Assistance Dogs
To support expansion of the prison program where inmates provide care and training of the therapy dogs for people living with disabilities.
The Healing Center
To increase the frequency of the peer support group meetings for grieving children.
The Seattle Young People's Project
To support the Social Justice Leadership Pipeline focusing on creating opportunities to build leadership skills.
To support Health Habits Program, a program for the homeless and youth at the Labateyah Youth Home Shelter.
To support youth education and community outreach scholarships and free programs.
Washington Early Learning Fund/Thrive By Five
To support The First Peoples, First Steps Alliance: promoting high quality Native American early learning opportunities.
Washington Home Ownership Resource Center
To develop a web portal system which will include a queue for referrals to partner agencies across the state to increase efficiency and turnaround time.
YWCA of Olympia
To support low income girls and girls of color so that they will have the opportunity to participate in gender-responsive STEM opportunity through Girls Without Limits! Program.
Level $5,001 to $7,500
Amara Parenting and Adoption Services
To support the Amara Emergency Sanctuary, a program for youth abruptly removed from their families by CPS or law enforcement.
To support the Environmental Education Program.
Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County
To support helping victims build a new life, with access to emergency shelter, supportive housing, crisis/information/referral hotline providing full support and assistance.
Senior Services of Island County
To support Meals on Wheels Program serving 350 isolated seniors who no longer drive and are not able to cook for themselves.
Senior Services of Snohomish County
To support twenty programs offered in support of older adults, people living with disabilities, and those that care for them.
Swedish Medical Center Foundation
To support an Ambulatory Care Center for treating outpatients assisting those in Snohomish County.
Tape Ministries/Audio Book Ministries
To support audio book distribution service for people who are blind, visually impaired, or physically disabled.
To serve students across the Pacific Northwest with bullying prevention plays that engage, empower, and entertain.
The Food Bank at St. Mary's
To provide food, baby formula, baby food, diapers, and hygiene products for the homeless.
Volunteers of America Western Washington
To support Maud's House, transitional housing for women and children.
Level $7,501 to $10,000
Apprenticeship and Nontraditional Employment for Women
To support women in ANEW's state recognized Construction Pre-Apprenticeship Training Program.
Arts Council of Snohomish County-Schack Art Center
To purchase a new glass furnace for the Hot Shop.
Boys and Girls Clubs of Snohomish County
To provide Marysville Club support for 2014 and 2015.
Celtic Arts Foundation
To assist in completing the Littlefield Celtic Center project.
North Sound Association for Catholic Education/Archbishop Murphy
To support the installation of an electronic access control keycard system to increase the safety/security of AMHS campus and technology to enhance training.
Pennies for Puppies and Ponies
To provide patrol K-9 and to replace K-9 Deputy LIDAR who will be retired from service in 2015.
Red Curtain Foundation for the Arts
To support phase II the creation of a performing arts center in Marysville, transforming a building into a multipurpose community space.
To support the Scholarship Program for Women, a program to give each participant a meaningful education.
Seattle Aquarium Society Seas
To support 2015 premier events for youth and community outreach programs, multicultural community event, hands-on activities, and special demonstrations.
Snohomish County Volunteer Search and Rescue-Operations Support Unit
To support the Operations Support Unit, to acquire a smaller and more agile Incident Command Vehicle.
Youth Suicide Prevention Program
To provide 5 Networks For Life trainings for Tulalip and Snohomish County school staff teaching best practices for suicide prevention/intervention/curriculum.
Level $10,000 plus
Grants and Self Governance/TERO Construction Training
To fund Construction Industry Trades Program equipment and supplies.
Habitat for Humanity of Snohomish County
To help build homes in Altena Gardens development in Marysville, serving eight (8) adults and 15 children of diverse cultures and backgrounds.
To provide the needed resources, including signage, library resources, collection management, exhibitions, and curriculum.
Lummi CEDAR Project
To improve the health and well-being of the Lummi community by building a bridge between youth and elders.
Marysville Food Bank
To support holiday gift baskets and Food for Thought backpack program serving the Marysville, Tulalip, and Lakewood elementary schools.
Marysville School District
To support Quil Ceda/Tulalip Therapeutic annex, Director of Cultural Competency, and Opportunity Expo.
Native American Law Center-UW
To support Tribal public defense project in Tulalip Tribal Courts.
Providence General Foundation
To provide sponsorship Festival of Trees at Tulalip Resort to help children with disabilities and other medical conditions.
To provide aspirational opportunities for tribal youth re: graduation, higher education, and career.
Seattle University School of Law
To support full time judicial clerk services to Tulalip Tribal Court.
Sherwood Comminuty Services
To offer inclusive services for children and adults with disabilities in their communities throughout Snohomish County.
Stillaguamish Senior Center
To provide services to all seniors that enhance their quality of life, limit isolation and prevent any need for institutionalization.
Tulalip Food Bank
To provide food baskets during holidays and hard to maintain foods during rest of year
To support the Lushootseed Language Camp.
To invest in youth, healthy communities, and expansion.