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Give Methow raises more than $200,000 for valley nonprofits

Give Methow raises more than $200,000 for valley nonprofits

October crowdfunding campaign exceeds amount donated in 2015 Give Methow, an online crowdfunding campaign hosted by the Community Foundation of NCW, has raised $207,737 for 27 Methow Valley nonprofits, the foundation said this week. This is the second year of Give Methow, and contributions exceeded last year’s total. In 2015, the campaign raised over $185,000....
Give Methow fundraising campaign begins for local nonprofits

Give Methow fundraising campaign begins for local nonprofits

Give Methow, a valley-wide campaign to generate financial support for local nonprofits, is underway and will continue through October. The Community Foundation of NCW is coordinating the crowd-funding campaign, which can be accessed at www.givemethow.org. The website includes a list of participating organizations and information about their work in the community. The minimum donation is...
News briefs: December 9, 2015

News briefs: December 9, 2015

Ice rink set to open soon The Winthrop Ice & Sports Rink’s (WISR) new skating surface might be ready for action as soon as Dec. 19, but the rink’s opening may be a day or two later than that depending on when the chiller equipment arrives, WISR board president Jill Calvert said this week. The...
Community briefs: Sept. 30, 2015

Community briefs: Sept. 30, 2015

Neighborhood leader training for disaster preparedness MethowReady, a project of the Methow Valley Long Term Recovery Organization, is offering two more sessions of neighborhood leader preparedness training for dealing with natural disasters, on Oct. 14 and Oct. 27. The free training sessions will be from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Aero Methow Rescue Service in Twisp. Pizza...
Give Methow campaign supports Methow Valley nonprofits

Give Methow campaign supports Methow Valley nonprofits

The Community Foundation of North Central Washington is launching a new fundraising campaign, Give Methow, that started on Tuesday (Sept. 1) and will continue through Sept. 30. The campaign will showcase 22 nonprofits in the Methow Valley and provide an opportunity to support their work. Information about the campaign can be found at www.givemethow.org. “The...
Give Methow campaign supports Methow Valley nonprofits

Give Methow campaign supports Methow Valley nonprofits

  The Community Foundation of North Central Washington said Friday (Aug. 28) that is launching a new fundraising campaign, Give Methow, on Sept. 1 and continuing through Sept. 30, that will showcase 22 nonprofits in the Methow Valley and provide an opportunity to support their work. Information about the campaign can be found at www.givemethow.org. “The...
Firefighter support fund established for Wenatchee

Firefighter support fund established for Wenatchee

The Community Foundation of NCW has established a fire fund to help support firefighters and displaced families and animals affected by the recent fires in the Wenatchee Valley. “Sleepy Hollow Heights Fire Support” will provide food and other needs. Monetary donations can be made online at www.cfncw.org or at the Community Foundation office at 9...
Community briefs: May 8, 2015

Community briefs: May 8, 2015

Westernization revisited John Lester and Larry Higbee were there at the beginning, when Winthrop adopted its Westernization theme more than 40 years ago. Learn how it all came about at a free community meeting on Thursday (April 9) at the Winthrop Barn. Refreshments will be available at 6 p.m., and the presentation begins at 6:30...
Community Foundation offers scholarships

Community Foundation offers scholarships

The Community Foundation of North Central Washington is accepting scholarship applications from students going to a college, university or trade school in 2015. Over 90 scholarships are available to students in the North Central Washington region. Last year the foundation awarded $469,000 in scholarships. Each scholarship is unique with its own set of criteria established by donors. Not...
Generosity after the fire — where does the relief money go?

Generosity after the fire — where does the relief money go?

By Marcy Stamper

In some ways, it’s a not a bad problem to have—how do you spend money to help people in need, particularly when it keeps flowing in? But with multiple fire-relief funds springing up around the region, both the groups managing the funds and the donors are wondering how the money...