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Friday Harbor Household Essentials Program

12 Feb 2015, written by

The San Juan Island Family Resource Center has received funding for a pilot project that will provide household cleaning and personal hygiene supplies for 50 vetted low-income families with young children. This new program will also serve as an information gateway to assess the family needs for other services such as free/low cost health insurance, […]

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Dream Builders – A Program for Special Needs Students

05 Jan 2015, written by

WA Vocational Services has been providing workforce development services in Washington State since 1976. Dream Builders will offer transition services and career education for Friday Harbor Middle School special needs students and their parents. Students will learn to communicate and understand their own needs and goals, as well as those of others. Parents will also […]

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Prescription Assistance Support

05 Jan 2015, written by

This grant supports a San Juan Island Family Resource Center program to provide emergency funding for prescription medications for uninsured and low-income residents. At the time of assistance, clients are also helped to enroll in low-cost or discount prescription plan for their needed medication, when available.

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Emergency Rental Assistance Support

05 Jan 2015, written by

This program, administered by the SJI Family Resource Center, provides low-income island residents with a one-time emergency rental assistance in situations of homelessness or potential eviction. This program receives annual funding from the SJC Housing Bank. In 2015, funds available from the Housing Bank will be diminished by $4,000. This grant will help alleviate that […]

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Marine Science Education at Friday Harbor Labs

05 Jan 2015, written by

The UW Friday Harbor Labs has developed a set of hands-on projects specifically designed to complement and enhance the current science, technology, and math curriculum at local schools. This grant provides funding for the support of two marine science education programs for high school students, and one program for fourth graders.

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Every 15 Minutes – A Nationally Recognized Program

05 Jan 2015, written by

The San Juan Island EMT Association has received funding for a program to conduct a real-life enactment of a DUI (driving under the influence) motor vehicle accident and involve all high school juniors and seniors. This exercise, patterned after the nationally recognized “Every 15 Minutes” program, challenges the students to think about drinking, driving, personal […]

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Hospice of SJ Increases Training Opportunities

05 Jan 2015, written by

Hospice of San Juan has received funding for monthly education programs about self-care and the care of people with life-limiting illness. The yearlong training is open to hospice volunteers and the at-large community. Hospice leaders believe that ongoing training and education has a positive impact on end-of-life experience and use of the health care system […]

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Women’s Fund 2014 Grants Total $25,000

11 Dec 2014, written by

Wow!! What a year for the Community Foundation’s Women’s Fund! This group of over 95 women in our community pool their resources and in 2014 through active grant making, have supported the following community programs with grants totaling $25,000:

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Annual Report

17 Sep 2014, written by

The Community Foundation’s 2013 Annual Report is available as a PDF file. Click the link to download the report: Annual Report 2013

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Adult English Language Learning & Children’s Enrichment Program

29 Aug 2014, written by

The San Juan Island Library provides English Language Learning to help students learn to speak, read, and write English as well as meet each student’s individual goals – such as U.S. citizenship, a driver’s license, or a better job. During classes, the Library provides children’s enrichment programs to help children with reading and homework so […]

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