Philanthropy

How Large is Your Carbon Footprint? NCW Eco-Challenge Can Tell You

Climate change is a global issue, but NCW residents are working to increase awareness and advocacy at the local level. The group Climate Conversations North Central Washington is hosting a community-wide competition, asking participants to try new, environmentally-friendly behaviors for two weeks. Dan Langager sat down with two of the organizers, Carolyn Griffin-Bugert and Joan Qazi, to…

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Bishop Asks NCW Residents to Consider Moral, Ethical Approach to Climate Change

The topic of climate change doesn’t often intersection with the Church. But Bishop emeritus William Skylstad wants to change that. He’s giving a talk in Wenatchee this Sunday called “The Moral Dimensions of Climate Change: A call to prudence, the common good and environmental justice.” The talk, which begins at 7 p.m., Sunday April 23rd at Kuykendall…

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Community Foundation of NCW Awards Teacher Grants, Honors Late Wilfred Woods

Beth Stipe, Executive Director of the Community Foundation of North Central Washington, joins Chris Hansen in the KOHO studio to talk about the Manson Giving Great Grants program, Stronger School grants, Methow Valley non-profit grants, the foundation’s upcoming Non-profit Practices Institute, a fundraiser underway to renovate the Wenatchee Public Library and the new Wilfred Woods…

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Students Award $10,000 in Grants to Their Teachers in Manson School District

It’s not uncommon for high school students to spend a lot of time filling out applications for various scholarship and grant funding opportunities. In Manson, this week, roles were reversed, as it was the students sorting applications and handing out grant funding. It’s part of a program hosted by the Community Foundation of North Central…

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