SKAGIT COUNTY, Wash., Jun. 17, 2020— Community Action of Skagit County believes Black Lives Matter. We are deeply disturbed, saddened and outraged by the violent, senseless killing of George Floyd by a police officer in Minnesota (while three other police officers looked on) — and [...]
SKAGIT COUNTY, Wash., Apr. 20, 2020— Craig Olson, a retired scientist, has been volunteering at the Skagit Food Distribution Center since 2017. When Craig shows up in a van full of food boxes, he makes the day for home-bound seniors. He delivers USDA Commodity [...]
MOUNT VERNON, Wash., Apr. 15, 2020— Community Action and its partners are working hard to keep people safe during COVID-19. An ongoing partnership with the Skagit Family YMCA is adapting to provide shower access to individuals experiencing homelessness during the pandemic. Individuals needing access [...]
SEDRO-WOOLLEY, Wash., Apr. 13, 2020— In March, Community Action sent more food to local food bank customers than ever before, and the supply is set to increase. In March, Skagit area food banks gave out 387,523 lbs. of food to hungry families, with a [...]
CONCRETE, Wash., Apr. 7, 2020— Community Action of Skagit County's East County Resource Center adapted quickly to safely meet changing community needs during the COVID-19 crisis. Read more here.
SEDRO-WOOLLEY, Wash., Apr. 3, 2020— Hungry families will continue to get nutritious food from local food banks, thanks to a $100,000 gift from the Jack & Shirley McIntyre Foundation to Community Action of Skagit County for their Food Distribution Center (FDC), one of the [...]