On Friday, September 5th over 180 leaders from local businesses, school districts, and non-profits jammed the into the Cottonwood Convention Center at the Best Western Plus in Mount Vernon.
Pacesetter organizations pledged over $526,000 for programs aimed at community change, not charity.
Keynote speaker, Dr. Carl Bruner Superintendent of Mount Vernon Schools illustrated the close relationship between the three building blocks of a quality life: Education, Income, and Health.
Connects teams of volunteers to local non-profit organization that need help with various projects.
Advances the common good throughout Skagit County
Revitalizes the body and spirit.
Engages employees and businesses in important causes throughout the county
Contact Bret@UnitedWaySkagit.org for more information or click here to see a list of projects.
United Way of Skagit County wants to hear from you and people like you. Voice your aspirations for Skagit County at a Community Conversation. You can help guide our decision making and strengthen our ability to achieve common goals.
During an open-ended facilitated Conversation, we will be discussing:
We are hosting Community Conversations throughout the county this year. We want to hear the aspirations of individuals, neighborhood groups, educators, agencies, and local governments. This year, more than before, we are working together to create social change by engaging and aligning the community around what is important to Skagitonians.
Contact Bret@UnitedWaySkagit.org for more information or setup a conversation.
Thank you to Cascade Natural Gas for taking the charge and sponsoring the 2014 United Way Campaign Kickoff Breakfast. You make it possible for us to be more efficient in the work we do. And thank you to event InKind … Continue reading
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Our thoughts and prayers go out to the people of eastern Washington, the firefighters, and support agencies like the Red Cross. Click here for NPRs coverage.