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Adam Neiffer climbs Mount Hood for Share

July 25, 2020, 6:05am Community

CENTRAL VANCOUVER — CrossFit Fort Vancouver owner Adam Neiffer and his team of friends are climbing Mount Hood to raise money for Share, a nonprofit that helps connect people with housing and food. Read story

Furry Friends parking lot started

July 25, 2020, 6:03am Community

MINNEHAHA — Long-awaited construction on a parking lot and sidewalk at the no-kill cat shelter Furry Friends recently began. Read story

Stevenson-Carson Educational Foundation raises money for food program

July 25, 2020, 6:00am Community

STEVENSON — The Stevenson-Carson Educational Foundation raised more than $21,000 to provide additional meals for students at home. Read story

Hospice receives grant from Longview organization

July 25, 2020, 6:00am Community

SALMON CREEK — The Health Care Foundation, based in Longview, gave Community Home Health & Hospice a $50,000 grant. Read story

A participant adds extra color to her tie-dye shirt during the summer celebration at the YWCA on Tuesday.

YWCA Clark County celebration subdued amid gratitude

A participant adds extra color to her tie-dye shirt during the summer celebration at the YWCA on Tuesday.

July 24, 2020, 6:04am Clark County News

YWCA Clark County’s summer celebration for its independent living skills clients was much more subdued than normal. Read story

Carter Campbell, 8 months, from left, joins his mom, Breeanna Campbell, as she creates a colorful tie-dye shirt with the help of Julie Tappan, independent living skills resource specialist, at the YWCA on Tuesday evening. The summer celebration was for young people who are participating in YWCA Clark County's Independent Living Skills program. These youth have all aged out of the foster care system and are learning to live on their own.

Paycheck Protection Program helps Clark County nonprofits stay afloat

Carter Campbell, 8 months, from left, joins his mom, Breeanna Campbell, as she creates a colorful tie-dye shirt with the help of Julie Tappan, independent living skills resource specialist, at the YWCA on Tuesday evening. The summer celebration was for young people who are participating in YWCA Clark County's Independent Living Skills program. These youth have all aged out of the foster care system and are learning to live on their own.

July 24, 2020, 6:03am Clark County News

Clark County nonprofits using the Paycheck Protection Program say the loans stabilized or even saved their organizations. Yet while the federal funding allowed vital services to continue during the COVID-19 pandemic, many organizations remain concerned about their future financial health. Read story

Community Foundation for Southwest Washington announces first set of 2020 Focus Grants

July 24, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

The Community Foundation for Southwest Washington announced Thursday its first set of 2020 Focus Grants benefiting 22 organizations serving Southwest Washington. The $501,862 in grants included $351,862 directed to Clark County organizations. Read story

Goodwill reopens last Clark County store

July 23, 2020, 6:02am Clark County News

Goodwill Industries of the Columbia Willamette has announced that its store and donation site at 14300 N.E. 20th Ave. in Salmon Creek will reopen today. Read story

Fans needed to cool homebound seniors

July 23, 2020, 6:01am Clark County Health

Each summer Meals on Wheels People seeks fans for homebound seniors in the Portland-Vancouver area who are struggling to keep cool in homes without air conditioning. Read story

Caution tape surrounds one side of the Motel 6 at 221 Northeast Chkalov Dr. in April. The site is now being used as a homeless shelter and quarantine site.

Webinar looks at coronavirus, homelessness in Clark County

Caution tape surrounds one side of the Motel 6 at 221 Northeast Chkalov Dr. in April. The site is now being used as a homeless shelter and quarantine site.

July 19, 2020, 6:00am Clark County Health

A Tuesday webinar examined homelessness during the coronavirus pandemic. Clark County Public Health Officer Dr. Alan Melnick said that as cases rise, certain populations — including those who are homeless — are at higher risk of contracting the virus. Read story