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Warren Family Awards $58,750 in grants to local nonprofits

WALLA WALLA – The Warren Community Action Fund at the Blue Mountain Community Foundation has approved 19 grants to support local nonprofits providing services in eastern Walla Walla and Columbia Counties. This is the seventh year of grant awards through the Warren Fund, with more than $400,000 distributed to support the community over the years. This year, awards were made to the following projects:

• Abundant Life Childcare- $2,000 to support their childcare program

• Blue Mountain Heritage Society- $2,500 for assistance in relocating the Eslick Bunkhouse

• Blue Mountain Resource Conservation & Development Council- $3,000 to support Camp Wooten’s 2024 environmental education

• City of Dayton- $5,000 to support the City of Dayton Cemetery irrigation repairs, replacement and maintenance

• Columbia County- $5,000 to support the Touchet Valley Golf Course underground sprinkler installation phase 3.2

• Columbia County Community Network- $6,000 to support the Columbia County Fairgrounds entryway improvements

• Columbia-Walla Walla County Fire District #2- $1,000 to support emergency warning light upgrades

• Dayton Chamber of Commerce- $4,000 to support the community reader board replacement

• Prescott Joint Park & Recreation District- $4,750 to support the water safety project

• Project Timothy Christian Aid Center- $6,000 for general operations support

• Skyline Adventures- $1,500 to support the ski and snowboard experience program

• The Cardinal’s Nest- $1,750 to support the summer enrichment program

• The Club- $6,000 to support the 2024-25 after-school program

• Touchet Valley Arts Council- $1,750 to support the 2024 summer cultural enrichment program

• Waitsburg Christian Church- $500 to purchase flood relief sump pumps

• Waitsburg Town Hall Association- $3,000 to support refinishing flooring.

• Walla Walla Senior Center- $2,000 to support senior nutrition in Waitsburg

• Weller Public Library- $2,000 to create a historical display and children’s community wall

• YWCA- $1,000 to support the YWCA Fun Factory


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