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...
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...
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....
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...