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Credit union donates $100,000 to COVID-19 relief fund

The Columbian

FIRCREST — Vancouver-based Columbia Credit Union joined the Community Foundation for Southwest Washington in participating in the All in WA COVID-19 relief effort. Started on May 27 with a goal of $65 million, All In WA is a statewide relief effort powered by a coalition of public officials, community foundations, frontline nonprofits and individuals to fill the gaps in funding for workers and families affected by the pandemic. Columbia Credit Union committed to donating $100,000 to the response fund, which will mobilize up to $300,000 for local efforts from two matching gifts. A challenge match was provided by the Ed and Dollie Lynch Fund. “Tough times call for bold action,” Steve Kenny, Columbia Credit Union president and CEO, said in a news release. To contribute to the SW Washington COVID Response Fund, visit Those who donate specifically to the Southwest Washington community fund will see their dollars spent in Clark, Cowlitz and Skamania counties, and a challenge match from the Ed and Dollie Lynch Fund will double the first $500,000 in donations. For donations to the All In WA fund, or community and cause-specific funds across Washington, visit