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Join the American Red Cross and Discovery to get your heart pumping in July! The American Red Cross and Discovery are partnering for Shark Week and invite people to dive in to help save lives by giving blood or platelets in July. The Red Cross saw a steep drop in blood and platelet donations last...
Picnic Safety Wash your hands before preparing the food. Don’t leave food out in the hot sun. Keep perishable foods in a cooler with plenty of ice or freezer gel packs. If you are going to cook on the grill, never grill indoors. Keep the grill out in the open, away from the house, the deck, tree...
North Central Washington would be a very different place without the Icicle Fund, which was founded in 1998 by Harriet Bullitt. Forty-five million dollars has been distributed to over 100 nonprofit organizations in Chelan, Douglas, Okanogan and Grant Counties over the years. Beyond financial...
Last month the Community Foundation of North Central Washington published its annual report for fiscal year 2021. It was an extraordinary year – full of challenges and awe-inspiring generosity. We witnessed this community pulling together to help those in need both through quiet acts of anonymous...
Rock and roll up your sleeve: Give blood or platelets with the Red Cross Donors have chance to win VIP trip to Graceland and more by coming to give in June  Elvis Presley is known for being the first global rock and roll icon. He was also a blood donor himself! While times have changed, the need...
Leavenworth,  Unlimited’s Icicle Valley Chapter is teaming up with the Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery to make sure all anglers can reach the river. Work is scheduled for May 14 and 21 to repair and improve the trail leading to the accessible fishing platform on Icicle Creek. The platform was...
This past year marked one of our region’s most active for severe weather; in some cases, battering communities still reeling from previous disasters. We saw Red Cross volunteers step in to provide comfort and relief from wildfires, a dangerous heat wave and devastating flooding. Since January 1,...
The Community Foundation of NCW has awarded $735,725 in grants to several nonprofit organizations through grant programs and community partnerships.   The foundation’s grant programming has been retooled to focus on providing stability for nonprofits who have been impacted by Covid-19. The...
  The Community Foundation of NCW has awarded $17,910 in grants through the Helping Hands and NCW Foundation for Youth grant programs. The Helping Hands grant program provides up to $2,500 to support unexpected needs or a special opportunity where a small investment could make a big difference for...
The little bike racers, using mostly their feet, race around the little tikes race course at the Bike and Juice last Saturday at the Leavenworth Ski Hill.  

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