Ho,ho,ho….here we go!

Ho,ho,ho….here we go!

The big reveal happened! Colleen Smith is the 2018 Flat Ambassador for the GiveOrcas Holiday Catalog. If you see her about town, stop and take a selfie for a chance to win $500 for the organization of your choice (you can read more about it here). When you give to any...
Who’s Flat Now?

Who’s Flat Now?

The Give Orcas Holiday Catalog launches this Monday. There are 18 catalog items supporting a wide variety of community programs.  Here is a link to a sneak preview of this year’s catalog- www.giveorcas.org. As always, Kate has several games to keep it fun and...
Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving

Last week I mentioned the North Valley Community Foundation and the donations they are providing help to those impacted by the Camp Fire. It turns out that they are using the software Chris Sutton developed for OICF. They have been receiving donations from around the...
Grateful

Grateful

Recently, OPAL Community Land Trust invited OICF and the Community Resource Center to meet with the San Juan County Emergency Management team to begin discussing our roles in a natural disaster. Watching the fires unfold in California has brought the topic to life in...
Veteran’s Day

Veteran’s Day

I ‘m back! I had a great couple of weeks, hiking the desert with Hank, three days with the Asset Development Alliance in Boston and then three days with Ry soaking in the brilliant fall colors in New England. Happily back on Orcas enjoying the slide into the damp and...