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 this fund will be available to 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.
 
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 OrcasUpdates (5/28/2020), a weekly listing of updated information from organizations providing critical services on Orcas in English and in Spanish.
 

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Memorial Day

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Encourage mask-wearing at your Orcas establishment

Encourage mask-wearing at your Orcas establishment

The Orcas Island Community Foundation has created a series of posters for businesses and organizations to use as they see fit to encourage mask-wearing in their establishments. There are seven posters both in English and Spanish with different messages. They are...

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