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OLYMPIA - Small businesses struggling to survive the impact of COVID-19 can apply now for up to $20,000 in a new round of $50 million in state Working Washington grants. Priority is focused on businesses with annual revenues of $5 million or less in 2019 and those most impacted by the recent...
OLYMPIA - Gov. Jay Inslee on Dec. 2 updated restrictions for religious and faith based organizations. The update clarifies that religious and faith-based organizations can hold outdoor services with up to 200 individuals, regardless of location, so long as physical distancing is followed and face...

Courtesy Trees4JOY “Peppermint Dreams” - 12 Tribes Resort Casino knows that their senior community at Apple Springs Convalescent Center in Omak, misses playing their favorite casino games. These seniors always enjoy their Sweet treats, games, and fun. What better way to share the joy than deliver the Trees4JOY package directly to their doorstep? View more trees at: jbemarketinggroup.com/trees4joy
 Wenatchee - Country Financial knows the power of paying-it-forward to those in need. Since 1925, Country Financial has been helping those in the local communities with insurance, auto, home, commercial, farm, life, or planning for retirement, while protecting what they have worked for over the...
OLYMPIA - Gov. Jay Inslee, along with the Washington State Department of Health (DOH), announced on Nov. 30,  the launch of WA Notify, a simple, anonymous exposure notification tool to help stop the spread of COVID-19. By adding WA Notify to their smartphones, Washington residents will be alerted...
OLYMPIA–Recreation and conservation lands managed by local, state and federal governments now can be viewed easily online in a new mapping application, the Recreation and Conservation Office announced recently. The Public Lands Inventory Web app displays more than 18.8 million acres of public...
The Medication Education & Disposal Project (MED-Project) launched a statewide program to offer Washington State residents free services to dispose of expired, unwanted, or unused medicine safely and conveniently. MED-Project provides Washington State residents convenient, year-round...
WENATCHEE - The North Central Educational Service District (NCESD) has been awarded a grant of $35,000 to support and develop professional learning opportunities in arts integration that serve students and educators in preschool through 3rd grade. This award is part of the Washington State Arts...
NCW – Coldwell Banker Cascade Real Estate, the leading residential real estate firm in Central Washington, has continued their investment in community non-profits this holiday season. The firm made donations totaling $10,000 to local non-profit organizations this month, helping families provide...
Wenatchee - The Chelan-Douglas Community Action Council has announced new qualifying guidelines for Chelan and Douglas county residents who need financial support for past-due rent or are at risk of being evicted.  To qualify, individuals and families must have fallen behind in rent payments...

Denise Sorom, Director of Philanthropy
Have you ever noticed how nonprofit organizations talk about the importance of unrestricted donations? How they dream of donations that support their general operating needs and not specific programs? Those unrestricted dollars provide nonprofits with stability, but in uncertain times, they also...

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