2018/19 Programs Awarded Funding
100% of donations go to LOCAL programs!
With sincere appreciation for the critical services they provide the people of our community,
we will be allocating $247,000 (through June 2019)
to the following Columbia Gorge region programs
(located throughout Hood River, Klickitat, Sherman, Skamania and Wasco County).
BASIC HUMAN NEEDS:
Providing food, housing, transportation for medical needs-- increasing self-sufficiency and finding access to housing, jobs and treatment.
FISH Food Bank*
Klickitat County Senior Services
Skamania County Senior Services - Food
The Dalles Meals on Wheels
Skamania County Senior Services - Transportation
Backpacks 4 Kids (Food Programs)*
Community Meal, Inc.*
Hood River Christmas Project*
GEM-Emergency Voucher Program*
New Hope Farms (for Developmentally Disabled Adults)
Hood River Warming Shelter*
Mid Columbia Action Council (Housing)*
Hood River Meals on Wheels
The Dalles HOPE Warming Place*
Keeping families safe; protecting our most vulnerable citizens; reducing isolation and providing resources for victims.
Helping Hands Against Violence (Shelter/Prevention)*
CASA (Foster Child Advocacy)*
Columbia Gorge Children's Advocacy Center (Child Abuse)*
HAVEN (Domestic Violence Shelter/Prevention)*
Skamania Co. Council on Domestic Violence*
WAGAP Programs for Peaceful Living*
YOUTH ON TRACK:
Starting early with (1) Parenting Education and (2) teaching youth the skills they need to make smart choices & become responsible, productive, caring members of our community.
SMART Reading Programs*
WGAP Community Youth Center*
Team First Book*
Skamania Klickitat Community Network*
South Wasco County Youth Programs, Inc.*
Columbia Gorge Peace Village (Nutrition, Nonviolence, Prevention)*
Gorge Explorers (Literacy Development)*
Mid-Columbia Children's Council, Inc.*
*Program impacts the lives of local children
NOTE: All listed programs submitted 2017 applications for funding and were vetted and selected by our allocations committee; donor designated non-applying programs are not listed but did receive the designated funds.