The Tri-City Union Gospel Mission is raising $8.5 million to build a shelter for women and children in central Kennewick. The new shelter will accommodate 60 people, nearly twice the capacity of the current shelter in east Pasco, which regularly is forced to turn away mothers and children. (Courtesy Tri-City Union Gospel Mission)

As nights get cold, Union Gospel Mission turns its attention to women, children

As nights get longer and colder, staff at the Tri-City Union Gospel Mission shelter for women face an unenviable task....

Columbia Industries unveils music video at annual fundraiser

Columbia Industries, a Kennewick nonprofit committed to supporting and empowering individuals with disabilities and other challenges, unveiled an original song...

Q&A with Abbey Cameron

CEO Abbey Cameron 3 Rivers Community Foundation Number of employees you oversee: 1 Brief background of your organization: Our mission...

New Washington Nonprofit Act aims to modernize procedures

Different business entities, like corporations and limited liability companies, are governed by default laws published by state legislatures. Nonprofits in...
Volunteers from Tri-City area credit unions united on Oct. 20 to help The Arc of Tri-Cities revamp its community center. (Courtesy Curator PR for Tri-City credit unions)

Local credit unions come together to help The Arc of Tri-Cities

Volunteers from local credit unions spent International Credit Union Day, Oct. 20, helping The Arc of Tri-Cities revamp its community...

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...

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