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Impact Award Winners

Every six months, our members come together to create an impact on the community through the selection of a local organization. Along with our donation, we also promote awareness for these organizations.

Pierce County Friends of
the Fair

OCTOBER 2023

impact award winner

Congratulations to Pierce County Friends of the Fair on being selected as our 2024 Impact Award Winner! Together, we donated $11,000 to this organization!

ABOUT PIERCE COUNTY FRIENDS OF THE FAIR

 

Pierce County Friends of the Fair is a nonprofit organization established to help with improvements and upgrades to Pierce County’s fairgrounds. Impact Award funds were utilized to purchase lights and other materials necessary to improve and expand the Light Up The Fair event held at the fairgrounds annually in December. This is a free community event that includes holiday lights, visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus, cookie decorating, crafts, a petting zoo, s’mores, and caroling.

 

Please visit the Pierce County Friends of the Fair Facebook page @piercecountyfriendsofthefair to learn more about theirorganization and volunteer opportunities.

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Spring valley seniors staying put

April 2023

impact award winner

Congratulations to Spring Valley Seniors Staying Put on being selected as our April 2023 Award Winner! Together, we donated $11,100 to this organization!

​About Spring valley seniors staying put

The mission at Spring Valley Seniors Staying Put is to coordinate volunteers to help seniors and adults with disabilities to maintain their independence. Services provided include rides to events, appointments, and stores, Meals on Wheels deliveries and/or food preparation, light housekeeping, home repairs, and yard maintenance, pet care assistance, and socialization/companionship opportunities. This assistance allows clients to maintain their independence and improves their quality of life 

 

Financial support and volunteerism from the community is critical to ensure Spring Valley Seniors Staying Put is able to provide these services to individuals in need at no cost. Please visit the Spring Valley Seniors Staying Put website at

http://www.springvalleystayingput.org to make a donation or

learn more about volunteer opportunities.

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Elsie's Barnyard

October 2022

impact award winner

Congratulations to Elsie’s Barnyard on being selected as our October 2022 Impact Award Winner! Together, we donated $10, 845 to this organization! 

​About Elsie's Barnyard

The mission at Elsie’s Barnyard is to restore and strengthen the hearts, minds, and souls of children and families facing adverse medical conditions through interacting with animals and nature. Specially trained professionals, paraprofessionals, or volunteers in association with animals that meet specific criteria deliver animal-assisted activities at Elsie’s Barnyard. This allows participants the opportunity to grieve the difficult circumstances they face, acknowledge the adversity around them, and cultivate relationships with others with similar experiences. 

 

Financial support and volunteerism from the community is critical to ensure Elsie’s Barnyard is able to provide these services to families in need at no cost. Please visit the Elsie’s Barnyard website to make a donation or apply to volunteer.

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