Give NCW Raises over $611,000 for Local Nonprofits

The Community Foundation of NCW has awarded $611,568 to 73 local nonprofits through Give NCW, an online fundraising campaign from Thanksgiving to December 31st.

This is the 8th year of Give NCW which was created to build awareness of nonprofit organizations that are serving the region and to provide an easy way for anyone to give with a minimum donation of just $10.

“Our goal with Give NCW is to help build a culture of philanthropy in North Central Washington, where everyone feels they can give back to the community they love” said Beth Stipe, the foundation’s executive director. “Give NCW is an easy way to give locally and learn about new nonprofits doing work that is improving the quality of life across the region.”

The foundation provided added incentives to encourage and motivate giving, such as Funday Monday in which donors won $1,000 to use on Give NCW any way they chose. There was also an option to “Give to All” to support all participating organizations and have your donation matched, thanks to our Partners in Giving. “Our Partners provide unrestricted gifts that are invaluable to our organization,” said Stipe. “We’ve been able to award additional grants, increase scholarship awards, and provide additional opportunities for nonprofits. This year the $50,000 match to Give to All was met and provided each nonprofit with over $1,400 in extra donations. We’re so grateful to be able to have inspired and motivated giving with this match.”

This year, Give NCW was open to any 501c3 nonprofit organization located in Chelan, Douglas, or Okanogan counties and had received at least one of the foundation’s competitive grants in the past. They were able to raise funds for specific projects or their core operations. Twenty-one nonprofits raised over $10,000.

2022 Give NCW Results

Organization Amount
Alano Club of Wenatchee 6,471.88
Alatheia Riding Center 21,061.88
Camp Fire NCW 12,392.16
Cancer Care of NCW 7,144.88
Cascade Fisheries 8,011.88
Cashmere Museum and Pioneer Village 3,571.88
Chelan Douglas County Volunteer Attorney Services 21,661.88
Chelan Valley Hope 10,281.88
Chelan Valley Housing Trust 9,566.88
Chelan-Douglas CASA 16,626.88
Chelan-Douglas Community Action Council 11,226.88
Children’s Home Society of Washington 11,256.88
Community Cultural Center of Tonasket 5,256.88
Garden Terrace Senior Living 7,271.88
Greater Leavenworth Museum 4,416.88
Green Okanogan 4,816.88
Grunewald Guild 2,671.88
Habitat for Humanity of the Greater Wenatchee Area 6,562.88
Hand in Hand Immigration Services 13,686.88
Heritage Heights At Lake Chelan 2,816.88
Hope Care Clinic 8,735.88
Icicle Creek Center for the Arts 9,231.88
Indigenous Roots and Reparation Foundation 6,290.88
Ingalls Creek Enrichment Center 6,976.88
Leavenworth Summer Theater 3,096.88
Mobile Meals of Wenatchee 11,791.88
Mountain Meadows 7,956.88
Mountain Sprouts Children’s Community 3,471.88
NCW Arts Alliance 3,196.88
NCW Community Toy Drive 5,351.88
North Valley Hospital Foundation 3,436.88
Northwest Immigrant Rights Project 18,364.88
Numerica Performing Arts Center 6,046.88
Okanogan Behavioral HealthCare 2,471.88
Okanogan County Child Development Association 2,696.88
Okanogan County Community Action Council 2,846.88
Okanogan County Search and Rescue Association 3,431.88
Okanogan Highlands Alliance 4,291.88
Okanogan Regional Humane 4,246.88
Okanogan Valley Orchestra and Chorus 5,791.88
Our Valley Our Future 8,536.88
Pateros Brewster Community Resource Center 4,986.88
Ridge 2 River Animal Haven and Humane Education 3,216.88
SAGE (Safety, Advocacy, Growth Empowerment) 26,241.88
Serve Wenatchee Valley 16,286.88
Small Miracles 8,381.88
Stage Kids WA 8,876.88
Sustainable NCW 9,536.88
TEAMS Learning Center 2,931.88
The Brave Warrior Project 7,183.88
The First Tee Central Washington 3,441.88
Thrive Chelan Valley 5,921.88
Together for Youth 3,386.88
TREAD (Trails Recreation Education Advocacy and Development) 4,031.88
Upper Valley Connection 5,411.88
Upper Valley MEND 20,584.21
Velocity Swimming 3,621.88
Wellness Place 15,581.88
Wenatchee Area Genealogical Society 3,976.88
Wenatchee Downtown Association 405
Wenatchee FC Youth 2,431.88
Wenatchee Outdoors 3,125.88
Wenatchee River Institute 11,331.88
Wenatchee Rotary Foundation, Inc. 3,321.88
Wenatchee United SC 2,736.88
Wenatchee Valley College Foundation 17,231.88
Wenatchee Valley Follies Guild and Children’s Foundation 2,571.88
Wenatchee Valley Humane Society 22,771.38
Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center 11,080.43
Wenatchee Valley Symphony Association 4,001.88
Wenatchee Valley YMCA 11,114.43
Women’s Resource Center of NCW 30,490.88
YWCA North Central Washington 20,306.88
TOTAL 611,568.57

 

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