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Skagit County Disaster Relief Fund grants $170K to more than 20 Skagit County charitable organizations and agencies

***Press Release***

The Disaster Relief Fund was established by the Skagit Community Foundation, United Way, and the Economic Development Alliance of Skagit County (EDASC). The fund was developed to help address the growing impact on Skagit County from the COVID-19.

During the past couple of months, we raised over $200K. “It’s amazing and inspiring to see these donors investing in our community,” said Skagit Community Foundation Executive Director Michael Stark.

Special thanks to the incredible contributions from the P.A.C.C.A.R. Foundation, Puget Sound Energy Foundation, Medina Foundation, Perigee Foundation, B.E.C.U. Foundation, Columbia Bank, People’s Bank, Sound Financial Group, Roger and Mary Ann Mercer, Bill and Janet Dehon, Chad, and Colleen Fisher. Among the top donors are the PACCAR Foundation and Perigee Foundation, each donating $50,000 to the fund.

Distributions from the fund supported over 20 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations who directly support vulnerable populations and critical human needs impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Anacortes Family Center
Anacortes Farmers Market
Camp Korey
Children of the Valley
Chinook Enterprises
Community Action of Skagit County
Compass Health
Diaper Bank of Skagit County
Habitat for Humanity
Helping Hands Food Bank
Hospice of the NW
Mount Vernon Farmers Market
Northwest Agriculture Business Center (NABC)
Northwest Youth Services
Pioneer Human Services
Secret Harbor
Skagit Gleaners
Skagit Valley Hospitality House Association – Friendship House
Skagit Valley Neighbors in Need
Skagit Valley YMCA Oasis Teen Shelter
Skagit Preschool & Resource Center (SPARC)
United General District 304
United Way of Skagit County
Viva Farms
WSU Bread Lab

To learn more about the fund or make a contribution, visit The Skagit Valley Disaster Relief Fund page on the Skagit Community Foundation website

 

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