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.
 
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, a weekly listing of updated information from organizations providing critical services on Orcas.
 

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Community Emergency Response Fund

Community Emergency Response Fund

For immediate release 3-13-2020 Hilary Canty, Orcas Island Community Foundation hilary@oicf.us The Orcas Island Community Foundation has launched the Community Emergency Response Fund, with a $10,000 seed donation from the Foundation (thanks to Bob Henigson's OICF...

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Finding the Good in Every Situation

Finding the Good in Every Situation

One of the lovely things about living in a small community is that, often, when things go bad, someone steps up to save the day. Such was the case this past week at Children’s House.  Someone broke into the building last week. The staff noticed first thing in the...

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(Almost) Spring!

(Almost) Spring!

There is a great deal of discussion about the coronavirus. Read what the San Juan County team recommends here. I appreciate the thoughtful and reasoned approach. While I hope that the virus will miss us, it would be wise to be prepared in case it does not. I figure...

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Feeling the Love

Feeling the Love

This Valentine's Day we are feeling the love from the Lundeen Family. Bob Lundeen was a remarkable community leader and a founding member of the Orcas Island Community Foundation Board. Betty was equally engaged in a variety of efforts such as the Senior Center and...

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