Fostering philanthropy to enhance and preserve the quality of life on Orcas Island.

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Fostering philanthropy to enhance and preserve the quality of life on Orcas Island.

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Donate to the Orcas Island Community Foundation’s Community Emergency Response Fund.
 
Seeded with a $10,000 donation from OICF (thanks to Bob Henigson), distributions from the this fund will be available to support organizations who may experience an increase in demand for services during an emergency on Orcas. OICF will work with a team of community members to recommend distributions from the fund. Donations can be online, mailed to PO Box 1496, Eastsound, WA 98245, or dropped off at 44 Urner Street, unit #4.
 
On this site you can declare needs for yourself or your organization AND you can offer to volunteer, donate, and get updated info. OICF will use this tool to match those who can help with those who are in need. Create an account today and let’s get organized!
 

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Community Emergency Response Fund Distributions

Community Emergency Response Fund Distributions

For Immediate Release Mar 26, 2020 Contact: Hilary Canty, Hilary@oicf.us Orcas Island Community Foundation This community is showing up! So far 101 friends and neighbors have donated $192,000 to the Community Emergency Response Fund (CERF). REMARKABLE! Thank you, Team...

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