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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Seeded with a $10,000 donation from OICF (thanks to Bob Henigson), distributions from this fund will support organizations that 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 this fund. Donations can be online, mailed to PO Box 1496, Eastsound, WA 98245, or dropped off at 44 Urner Street, unit #4. **Note “All In WA” in the recognition field online (or the memo line of your check) and your donation will be eligible to be matched.
 
Declare needs for yourself or your organization, 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.
 
Read Orcas updates (8/27/2020), a listing of updated information from organizations providing critical services on Orcas; update in Spanish provided here.
 

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Sheltering in the fall

Sheltering in the fall

Each year, the Opportunity Council does a point in time count of unsheltered community members. The most recent survey put our Orcas homeless population at 52. This number includes folks living in vehicles, tents, sheds, and those who may be couch surfing.  It...

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Hopeful

Hopeful

To plant a tree is to plant hope. This week a few trees were planted in the Village Green at the site of the new play area.  These were donated by OICF in honor of our 25th anniversary and in the spirit of hope and enthusiasm about the next 25!  We are looking forward...

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Onward

Onward

A foggy smoky sunrise in Olga. Photo by Coleen O'Brien As we head into Fall, San Juan County is leading the State in a couple of ways. We have one of the lowest per capita coronavirus infection rates. Good news. We also have the highest year-over-year job loss. Not so...

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Call for submissions: 2020 GiveOrcas Holiday Catalog

Call for submissions: 2020 GiveOrcas Holiday Catalog

The Orcas Island Community Foundation (OICF) calls for submissions for our online 2020 GiveOrcas Catalog. Our goal is to partner with organizations and offer donors opportunities to contribute to Orcas programs. Nonprofits serving Orcas can apply now through November...

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