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Partner Agencies

With sincere appreciation for the critical services they provide the people of our community, we will be allocating $215,000 in 2016 the following Columbia Gorge region programs (located throughout Hood River, Klickitat, Sherman, Skamania and Wasco County). 


Providing food, housing, transportation for medical needs-- increasing self-sufficiency and finding access to housing, jobs and treatment. 

  • FISH Food Bank
  • Klickitat Food Banks
  • Klickitat County Senior Services
    Skamania County Senior Meal Program
  • The Dalles Meals on Wheels
  • Pioneer Potlatch (Food Programs)
  • Skamania County Senior Transportation Services (Medical)
  • Volunteer Services (for the Elderly)
  • Backpacks for Kids (Food Programs)
  • The Dalles Community Meal
  • Hood River Christmas Project Food Program
  • Emergency Voucher Program
  • Raices - The Next Door
  • New Hope Farms (for Developmentally Disabled Adults)
  • Hood River Warming Shelter
  • Mid Columbia Action Council (Housing)
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Nuestra Comunidad Sana - The Next Door (Food)


    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)
  • Programs for Peaceful Living (Domestic Violence Services)
  • HAVEN (Domestic Violence Shelter/Prevention)
  • Skamania Co. Council on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault


    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.
  •  Healthy Families - The Next Door
  • SMART Reading Programs
  • Oregon Trail Transitional Housing
  • Mentor For Success
  • WGAP Community Youth Center
  • First Book
  • Skamania Klickitat Community Network
  • St. Francis House of Odell (Youth Support)
  • South Wasco County After School Program (Literacy, Nutrition)
  • Columbia Gorge Peace Village (Nutrition, Nonviolence, Prevention)
  • Gorge Explorers (Literacy Development) 
  • NOTE: All listed programs submitted 2016 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.