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Giving Realty Group campaign: Sponsor a senior, rescue a restaurant

January 22, 2021, 6:05am Business

Giving Group Realty has launched a campaign that will support local restaurants and feed hungry seniors at the same time. Read story

Murdock Charitable Trust sets aid records

January 22, 2021, 6:04am Clark County News

The Vancouver-based M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust announced Thursday it had a record quarter and record year of giving as the organization celebrated its 45th anniversary serving the Pacific Northwest. Read story

Evergreen Habitat for Humanity aided by $7K donation

January 20, 2021, 6:01am Clark County News

Evergreen Habitat for Humanity, based in Vancouver, announced Tuesday that it is receiving a $7,000 donation from Thrivent to help families in Clark County stay in their homes. Read story

Marshall Awards accepting nominations

January 15, 2021, 6:02am Clark County News

Nominations are open through Feb. 25 for the General George C. Marshall Leadership Awards, which honors Clark County residents for their commitment to public service and leadership. Read story

Katelyn Benhoff, lead outreach case manager with Share, left, speaks with Dimitri Coles in front of Share House while performing the annual Point in Time Count on Jan. 24, 2019.

Count of homeless in Clark County to be revised

Katelyn Benhoff, lead outreach case manager with Share, left, speaks with Dimitri Coles in front of Share House while performing the annual Point in Time Count on Jan. 24, 2019.

January 13, 2021, 3:55pm Clark County News

The Point in Time count of the area’s homeless population will be different in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read story

Casey Wyckoff and Jeanne Bennett of Columbia Play Project

Columbia Play Project wants to help Clark County kids engage through imagination, experiences

Casey Wyckoff and Jeanne Bennett of Columbia Play Project

January 10, 2021, 6:00am Clark County News

The old saying of “all work and no play” doesn’t apply to this group. Read story

Volunteer Libby Bryant helps a food recipient at FISH Westside Food Pantry of Vancouver. The pantry serves about 1,200 families, or 3,500 people every month, Executive Director James Fitzgerald said.

FISH Westside Food Pantry of Vancouver continues its mission despite pandemic

Volunteer Libby Bryant helps a food recipient at FISH Westside Food Pantry of Vancouver. The pantry serves about 1,200 families, or 3,500 people every month, Executive Director James Fitzgerald said.

January 9, 2021, 5:08pm Clark County News

Blanca Vazquez started visiting FISH Westside Food Pantry of Vancouver for food and other household necessities early last year due to the pandemic. Read story

The Howard Johnson hotel on Vancouver Mall Drive pictured on Friday, Jan. 8, 2021. The Vancouver Housing Authority announced Friday that it is purchasing the hotel to turn it into a homeless shelter.

Vancouver Mall-area hotel to become homeless shelter

The Howard Johnson hotel on Vancouver Mall Drive pictured on Friday, Jan. 8, 2021. The Vancouver Housing Authority announced Friday that it is purchasing the hotel to turn it into a homeless shelter.

January 8, 2021, 4:35pm Business

The Vancouver Housing Authority has plans to purchase the Howard Johnson by Wyndham Vancouver Hotel & Suites near Vancouver Mall for use as a noncongregate shelter for unhoused people. Read story

Boy Scout Troop 479 member Parker Zaemann, a Seton Catholic freshman, hauls a tree from the back of a pickup truck into a dumpster during the Boy Scouts annual tree pickup event at Thomas Jefferson Middle School.

Scouts glad to collect Christmas trees in Clark County for recycling

Boy Scout Troop 479 member Parker Zaemann, a Seton Catholic freshman, hauls a tree from the back of a pickup truck into a dumpster during the Boy Scouts annual tree pickup event at Thomas Jefferson Middle School.

January 2, 2021, 4:05pm Clark County News

Hauling Christmas trees never feels like work for teams of Boy Scout volunteers. Read story

Holly, a husky puppy, stares out from her kennel at the West Columbia Gorge Humane Society in Washougal.

Volunteers in their element with Humane Society duty at facility in Washougal

Holly, a husky puppy, stares out from her kennel at the West Columbia Gorge Humane Society in Washougal.

January 1, 2021, 6:18pm Clark County News

WASHOUGAL — Being around four-legged friends is how West Columbia Gorge Humane Society volunteers prefer to ring in 2021. Read story