Community Charity

Whatcom Women in Business supports non-profit organizations each year, donating $1,000-$5000 each year.

Every Month at the membership meetings “Charity Bucks” are collected throughout the year from members and guest. These are then pooled and donated to the chosen charity at the end of the year.  A list of needs will be requested from each charitable organization and will be distributed to our membership through out the year.

2019- Charity

Bellingham YWCA – $5000

2018- Charity

DVSAS (Domestic Violence Sexual Assault Services) of Whatcom County $3500

2017 Charities

January/February/March – Blue Skies for Children $1000

April/May/June – Dispute Resolution Center $1000

July/August/September – Northwest Therapeutic Riding Center $1000

October/November/December – A Touch of Grace $1000

2016 Charities

February/March – Skookum Kids $1000

April/May – Bellingham Bay Boating Center $1000

June/July – Whatcom Boys & Girls Club $1000

August/September – Alzheimer’s Society of WA $1000

October/November – Max Higbee $1000

2015 Charities

February/March – Communities in Schools

April/May – Blue Skies for Children

June/July – The Whatcom Dream

October/November – Women Sharing Hope

December/ January – New Way Ministries

2014 Charities

Jan/Feb – The Lighthouse Mission

March/April – Whatcom Museum Foundation

May/June – Bellingham Food Bank

July/Aug – Whatcom Center for Early Learning

Nov/Dec – Chelsea Ebert Trust

2013 Charities

March/April – The Whatcom Dream

May/June – Blue Skies for Children

July/August – Habitat for Humanity Women Build

Sept/Oct – YWCA Bellingham

Nov/Dec – Boys & Girls Club Whatcom County

2012 Charities

March / April – Marianne’s House

May / June – The Agape House

July / August – Alzheimer Society of WA

Sept / Oct – Big Brothers Big Sisters

Nov / Dec – Toys for Tots

2011 Charities

2nd quarter – DVSAS

3rd quarter – Lydia Place

4th quarter – Blue Skies for Children

Charity Nomination Criteria:

Charity nominations may come from members in good standing who are involved in the organization in some way , the charities must be 501(c)(3) organizations in good standing, as well as community-minded, in order to be considered. Charities may not be selected two years in a row. Nominations must be submitted to the Charity Chair by January 31st to be considered.

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