Armed with data and anecdotes, United Way sharpens focus on families, kids

LoAnn Ayers Programs that help families and kids thrive will be the sole focus of the...

Nonprofits Briefs – August 2021

3 Rivers Foundation opens grant applications 3 Rivers Community Foundation expects to award at least $160,000 in grants to 501(c)(3)...
Spectrum Studios is a new nonprofit operating Art on the Columbia at 830 N. Columbia Center Blvd. in Kennewick. Its goal is to provide jobs to young adults on the autism spectrum. Here’s the team, back row, from left: Ashlyn Lockwood, Kevin Pearson, Jim Pridemore, Karen Pridemore, Jaden Julio, Garret Mashaw. Front row, from left: Tyler Pridemore, Alicia Lenz, Chantz Miner, Abi Dayton, Cameron Hails. (Courtesy Spectrum Studios)

New nonprofit wants to employ more workers on the spectrum

The 2021 pandemic prompted plenty of Tri-City businesses to reassess and regroup. For Jim and Karen Pridemore, the pause allowed...

Charitable lead trusts do good while reducing estate taxes

What is a charitable giving technique that doubles as a wealth transfer technique to avoid estate taxes and at the...
The Three Rivers Community Foundation distributed 33 grants to local nonprofits in 2019, part of a year that saw the foundation’s foundation distribute more than $520,000. (Courtesy Three Rivers Community Foundation)

Three Rivers Community Foundation marshals best of the Tri-Cities

When Kennewick’s Trios Health was sold to a for-profit company in 2018, the managers of the Trios Foundation were left...
Joey Bradbury, from left, and Mikey Patterson of Ice Harbor Brewing Co. drop off meals for cancer patients June 6 at the Tri-Cities Cancer Center in Kennewick as part of the cancer center’s Dine In fundraiser. Pictured at right is Tony Ingersoll of the cancer center. (Courtesy Tri-Cities Cancer Center)

As financial disaster looms, Mid-Columbia nonprofits turn to road trips, drawings and more

The cancellations spread quickly as Washington and the world shut down over Covid-19 in March.  Breakfasts and lunches, a duck...
Jerry Rhoads, founder and chief executive officer of KC Help, explains how the Pasco nonprofit sanitizes donated medical equipment before preparing it for area residents who lack insurance or Medicare coverage for wheelchairs, walkers and other home medical items. (Photo by Wendy Culverwell)

Private donation boosts Pasco nonprofit to help region’s most vulnerable

A $40,000 private donation is helping a Pasco nonprofit and the people it serves stand a little taller. An unidentified...

The donor-advised fund’s many benefits are worth exploring

Donor-advised funds have gained in popularity in recent years. They provide an easy way to facilitate charitable giving; they can...

Q&A with Brian McDermott

Brian McDermott Columbia IndustriesPresident & chief executive officer Number of employees you oversee: We have about 200 team members at...
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Meals on Wheels continues meal service, vouchers for farmers markets

Mid-Columbia Meals on Wheels continues to offer weekly frozen meals to all seniors and vouchers for fresh produce at area...

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