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WW Valley COVID-19 Response Fund Updates

Updated July 28, 2020

Our Walla Walla Valley COVID-19 Response Fund was establish on March 16, 2020 with an investment from the BMCF Board of Trustees of $100,000. It has quickly grown to over $500,000, an advisory committee of 23 local nonprofit leaders was assembled and, as of today, $341,223 has gone out the door to local charities as they navigate these uncharted times.

Blue Mountain Action Council

    $99,000 to support the quadrupled needs of the community food bank.

Providence St. Mary Foundation

    $14,460 which triggered the final stages of a matching grant to purchase a mobile ultrasound, at over $56,000, to be used at the recently opened COVID Clinic.

Project Timothy in Dayton

    $25,000 for increased capacity to provide food security, rent and utility assistance for Columbia County residents who are struggling to make ends meet.

Comprehensive Health

    $15,000 to transition their mental health services to remote and virtual appointments to provide consistent care to their clients.

Blue Mountain Heart to Heart

    $8,000 to support the consistent care they provide to their clients in the form of mental health resources and basic needs.

Blue Mountain Counseling in Dayton

    $3,000 to supply food and supplies directly to local clients in need.

SOS Health Services of Walla Walla

    $10,000 to transition to virtual appointments with advanced capabilities for screening, treatment and referrals.

YWCA of Walla Walla

    $5,000 to support the increased sanitation needs at their shelters.

Providence St. Mary Population Health Department

    $5,000 to support Community Health Workers as they address emergency needs of clients and patients.

Walla Walla Senior Center

    $33,200 to support the Senior Nutrition Program and Meals on Wheels to Walla Walla and Columbia Counties.

Children's Home Society of Walla Walla

    $39,000 to provide emergency funding for basic needs for families residing at Valle Lindo.

Trilogy Recovery Community

    $15,000 to continue services for those with addiction seeking recovery support.

ArtWalla

    $2,000 to fund First Aid Art Kits for patients of St. Mary Population Health Department.

Hope Heals

    $1,000 to provide funding needed to gather, sanitize and deliver basic needs items to clients.

Walla Walla Music Organization

    $17,000 to support continuing education and training for youth by funding relocation and equipment costs.

Lillie Rice Center

    $20,000 to support their mission of workforce development and enhanced independence for those with developmental disabilities.

Planned Parenthood of Greater Washington and North Idaho

    $8,000 to support the patients and providers in Walla Walla.

YMCA

    $6,000 to underwrite membership for staff members of front-line nonprofits to support mental health.

SonBridge

    $7,614 to fund additional safety equipment and supplies for the dental clinic.

Detailed information and resources for COVID-19 Response Fund Available Here.

A working list of local and regional nonprofits and resources is available here by name of organization or by service category.

If any information listed needs to be updated or added for an organization, please contact us here.

BMCF also offers a list of several (but not all) of our community partners through our 2019 Charitable Gift Guide.