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Friends of the Carpenter reopens, raises funds

October 31, 2020, 6:00am Community

FRUIT VALLEY — Faith-based day shelter Friends of the Carpenter has made strides during the pandemic, recently raising $23,237 during the Give More 24! fundraising campaign for local nonprofits on Sept. 24. Read story

Salmon Creek Lions Club hosts shred event, receives donations

October 31, 2020, 6:00am Community

SALMON CREEK — The Salmon Creek Lions Club held a free shred event for community members to dispose of sensitive documents, as well as raise donations for the club. Read story

Free Clinic of Southwest Washington planning virtual fundraising ball

October 30, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Health

The Free Clinic of Southwest Washington will transition its annual in-person Holiday Ball to a six-day Virtual Holiday Ball and Week of Celebration, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read story

Grant deadline Dec. 15 for Camas-Washougal Community Chest

October 29, 2020, 6:03am Clark County News

The Camas-Washougal Community Chest is soliciting 2021 grant applications from local nonprofits. Applications must be received by Dec. 15 and awards will be announced in March. Read story

Andrea Bruno is the new president at the Humane Society for Southwest Washington.

New president of Humane Society for Southwest Washington has ambitious goals

Andrea Bruno is the new president at the Humane Society for Southwest Washington.

October 25, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

Andrea Bruno took the helm at the Humane Society for Southwest Washington in late September, filling the shoes of Stacey Graham, who retired after eight years of leading the nonprofit. Read story

Bennye Wright of Vancouver exits the car with the help of Connie Pickering of the Human Services Council as she arrives for her appointment at The Vancouver Clinic on Wednesday afternoon. Both demand for rides and the number of volunteer drivers have been reduced during the pandemic.

Pandemic restrictions hit Clark County seniors hard

Bennye Wright of Vancouver exits the car with the help of Connie Pickering of the Human Services Council as she arrives for her appointment at The Vancouver Clinic on Wednesday afternoon. Both demand for rides and the number of volunteer drivers have been reduced during the pandemic.

October 23, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Health

Connie Pickering volunteers at the Human Services Council, driving older adults to appointments around town in her Nissan Leaf. She noticed the number of ride requests fell during the pandemic, particularly when people weren’t able to attend medical appointments. Read story

The Watershed Alliance of Southwest Washington is hosting a tree-planting event on Saturday for Make a Difference Day with separately marked planting areas for each individual or household.

Clark County cities, nonprofits get people connected on Make a Difference Day

The Watershed Alliance of Southwest Washington is hosting a tree-planting event on Saturday for Make a Difference Day with separately marked planting areas for each individual or household.

October 22, 2020, 6:03am Clark County Life

Saturday is National Make a Difference Day. It’s celebrated with enthusiasm in Clark County, where we have many eager volunteers and many organizations that offer Make a Difference Day events. Sadly, the pandemic has put the kibosh on some of these gatherings this year, but not all of them. Here… Read story

Meals on Wheels People seeks 500 volunteer chatters

October 20, 2020, 6:02am Clark County News

Meals on Wheels People seeks 500 volunteers to make calls to local homebound seniors on Thanksgiving as part of the nonprofit's Friendly Chats program. Read story

M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust details summer grant winners

October 20, 2020, 6:00am Clark County News

The Vancouver-based M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust released its Summer 2020 Grants Report, which outlines $12.2 million in charitable giving around the Pacific Northwest including 22 grants totaling $4.7 million in Washington. Read story

The acoustically impressive Skyview Concert Hall at Skyview High School seats up to 1,100 people and has been the home of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra for years. But most arts groups can't afford to lease space like this.

Clark County arts need leadership, partnerships

The acoustically impressive Skyview Concert Hall at Skyview High School seats up to 1,100 people and has been the home of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra for years. But most arts groups can't afford to lease space like this.

October 15, 2020, 6:02am Clark County Life

There’s never been a shake-up of the arts, all across America, like this year’s double-whammy of a global pandemic and a nationwide protest movement against institutional racism. Read story