Whidbey Raises Over $125,000 for Essential Needs Program

Goosefoot Community Fund and Whidbey Community Foundation partnered together again to raise over $125,000 for the Essential Needs Program, providing direct assistance to local households struggling to afford basic needs. Because of your generous donations, The Goose Grocer Roundup Program, Cocktails for a Cause at Prima Bistro & Saltwater and initial seed funding, together we have met and surpassed our goal!

Thanks to your contributions, we are able to work with Opportunity Council in disbursing these funds to our community members who are in need of some extra support. Thank you, Whidbey!

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Whidbey Fundraiser for the Essential Needs Program

It has been over two years since the start of the pandemic, but the rising cost of goods, lack of affordable housing, and limited public transportation on the Island have led to many of our Whidbey neighbors struggling to afford even their basic needs. Goosefoot Community Fund (Goosefoot) and Whidbey Community Foundation (WCF) have partnered for a second year to raise funds for the Essential Needs Program with a mission to keep our Whidbey neighbors housed, keep them working, and help them through emergencies.

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