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CVHF Distributes Grants to Mudslide Communities

Apr 18, 2014 by

logo_cascade-valley-org(ARLINGTON, WA) – The Board of Cascade Valley Hospital Foundation has granted $236,715 for Oso landslide relief to these organizations:

  • $50,000 North Counties Family Services in Darrington, for direct aid to families, plus $1715 in gift cards;
  • $50,000 Arlington Family Resource Project, for direct aid to families;
  • $50,000 Oso Volunteer Fire Department, for first responder support;
  • $50,000 Darrington Volunteer Fire Department, for first responder support;
  • $25,000 Catholic Community Services, for funeral costs;
  • $10,000 Stanwood Camano Incident Support, for families and first responder support.

“We are delighted to make these first grants to local organizations including our heroic fire departments and the social services organizations helping families to get critical resources”, said Foundation President and Arlington Mayor Barbara Tolbert.  “Our Board meets again on May 6 and we will be granting additional funds to help our community heal”.

Group and corporate donors include Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians, Employees Community Fund of Boeing Puget Sound, Tulalip Tribes Charitable Fund, Snoqualmie Indian Tribe, Kiwanis Clubs of Snohomish County, Gold Aero, Inc., Cascade Valley Nursing Association, Walecet, American West Bank, Samish Tyee, Cascade Door and Hardware, Puget Sound Bank, Chicago Title, CheckSum, Shell Refinery Turn Around Contractors, Sargent Engineers, Harley Marine Services, Northwest Motor Sports, Diamond Knot Brewery, Gee How Oak Tin Foundation, Seattle’s Bravest Charity, North Creek Presbyterian Church, Gavin and Valia Anderson Charitable Fund, Lawless Harley Davidson of Renton, TCF Architecture,  The Soul Tribe, Triumph Tattoo, Scan Pacific Northwest and Alliance Imaging.

Individual donations have ranged from $10,000 to 25 cents.  The total number of donors is greater than 4000, from 25 different states.  Donors include pre-schoolers with piggy banks, school kids with pocket change, and inmates at the Monroe Correctional Facility.

CascadeValleyHospital Foundation’s mission is to provide goods and services to improve patient, family and staff comfort and convenience, and to be a good community neighbor.  Past giving under the current Board format totals $864,272.  For more information, please go to

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