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Charities & Nonprofits

Vancouver awards $122,000 for 14 public arts, culture projects

December 7, 2019, 6:00am Charities & Nonprofits

Across Vancouver, 14 projects aimed at making the city more beautiful, more informed or more connected to its history will receive up to $10,000 in grant funding as part of… Read story

Still a need for Walk & Knock

December 6, 2019, 5:59am Charities & Nonprofits

As the annual Walk & Knock Food Drive enters its 35th year of collecting nonperishables for the Clark County Food Bank, you may ask yourself, ‘Is this still necessary?’ And… Read story

Retirement on horizon for Friends of the Carpenter leader

December 2, 2019, 6:05am Charities & Nonprofits

After nearly a decade at Friends of the Carpenter, Tom Iberle announced in October that he would retire from the faith-based nonprofit. Read story

Humane Society for Southwest Washington achieves prestigious certification for volunteers

December 2, 2019, 6:00am Charities & Nonprofits

Martha Walters gently opened the kennel holding two cats, Bob Meowrly and Pawdrey Hepburn. Read story

State honors Area Agency on Aging and Disabilities of Southwest Washington

November 30, 2019, 6:04am Charities & Nonprofits

Hazel Dell — The Washington State Council on Aging gave its 2019 Excellence in Action Organization Award to the Area Agency on Aging and Disabilities of Southwest Washington. Read story

Thanksgiving cooking lesson makes a community meal at Caples Terrace

November 28, 2019, 5:43pm Charities & Nonprofits

Miguel Viveros enjoys trying new adventures, like moving into his own studio apartment at Caples Terrace, a building that recently opened at the Vancouver Housing Authority’s Skyline Crest development. Viveros, a student at Clark College, has lived at Caples Terrace for a little over a month, he said. Read story

Thanksgiving blood drive in Vancouver brings out all kinds

November 28, 2019, 1:58pm Charities & Nonprofits

They were gone by the time The Columbian stopped by late on Thanksgiving morning, but staffers running an American Red Cross blood drive said a large family had come in earlier to donate life in honor of their late father, who died recently. Read story

Odd Man Inn Animal Refuge rescues, re-homes barnyard beasts

November 28, 2019, 6:05am Animals in the News

Odd Man Inn Animal Refuge rescues, rehomes barnyard beasts Read story

Salvation Army settles in for service at expanded east Vancouver campus

November 23, 2019, 6:01am Charities & Nonprofits

The Salvation Army is settling into its newly expanded campus in Vancouver's Fircrest neighborhood. Opening the new digs comes at one of the busiest times of year for the long-standing, faith-based nonprofit. Read story

Walk & Knock food drive set for Dec. 7

November 23, 2019, 6:00am Charities & Nonprofits

Now's the time to start cobbling together donations of nonperishable food and toiletries. Clark County's largest food drive, Walk & Knock, is happening Saturday, Dec. 7. Read story