Philanthropy

Upper Valley MEND Looking for New Food Bank, Store Locations

For more than 20 years, the Community Cupboard food bank, and other Upper Valley MEND services like their low-cost thrift store, have operated out of space owned by the city of Leavenworth on 14th Street. However, at the end of 2019 the current lease ends, and the City plans to use that space for its…

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Red Cross Seeking Volunteers for Fire Season, Summer Events

The American Red Cross is looking for volunteers as summer weather arrives and fire season picks up. Executive Director of their Greater Inland Northwest Chapter Megan Snow joins Chris Hansen to talk about their preparations for evacuations caused by wildfires, how they assist in shelters and amenities like food and water, opportunities for volunteers, blood…

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Wenatchee’s Methow Park Receives $100,000 Public Lands Grant

The Wenatchee Parks and Recreation Department is busy. Work is wrapping up on the new Saddle Rock Gateway and trailhead project, work on the new Hale Park off-leash dog park is well underway and now a $100,000 grant will help pay for the renovation of  Kiwanis Methow Park, a 1.2 acre public park in South…

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Community Foundation Awards $43,500 Helping Hands Grants to NCW Nonprofits

The Community Foundation of North Central Washington awarded $43,500 in Helping Hands grants to nonprofits in Chelan, Douglas, and Okanogan Counties. Helping Hands grants provide up to $2,500 to support nonprofits’ unexpected needs or special funding opportunities where a small investment could make a big difference, said Denise Sorom, director of community philanthropy. Applications are…

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Autoimmune Alliance Hosting ‘Life After Diagnosis’ Event

The Wenatchee Valley Autoimmune Network is hosting discussion on Living with Autoimmunity Saturday, June 24 from 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the Numerica PAC in downtown Wenatchee. The founder and director of the Autoimmunity Advocacy Alliance Judi Rising joins Chris Hansen in the KOHO studio to talk about this years conference. Learn more at…

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