Washington | Oregon’s Local Nonprofit News, Events and Chat for Sunday - October 2

The latest local Seattle/Tacoma/Portland/Spokane area nonprofit news to help power your network, strengthen your organization and keep you involved with your professional peers, funders, competitors and cohorts!

TONIGHT at the Paramount Theatre at 7 PM: Alan White: Celebrating his Life & Music! Featuring many musical special guests, including members of YES and WHITE, and hosted by Bob Rivers, the evening's proceeds will benefit WhyHunger 🖤 #STGPresents


An arrowhead with remnants of goat blood linked these items with the Upper Skagit tribe, whose ancestors had a village named for goat hunting. "It's a good day for the Upper #Skagit people," the tribe's Scott Schuyler said of the transfer of ownership.

While Vonnie Gaither waited for takeoff, her heart stopped. Flight attendants came to her rescue. For 15 years, she's reached out to the flight attendant who performed CPR and enabled her to celebrate another milestone. Here's her Story From The Heart:

TONIGHT at the Moore Theatre: Adrián Uribe & Adal Ramones: ChavoRucos Tour! Doors at 5 PM, Show at 6 PM #STGPresents


#OnthisDay in 1800, rebellion leader and freedom fighter, Nat Turner was born into slavery in Southampton County, Virginia. His legacy lives on today with his greatx3 grandson, Bruce Turner who will join us on November 11th for our Descendants Series.

❤️ The Center for Indigenous Midwifery is helping thousands of people connect with culturally centered care & wellness for pregnancy & birth. In 2021 alone, the center hosted more than 100 events & served thousands of people! Read more:

Show up for #ChinookJustice at an Indigenous Peoples' Day Rally in Vancouver, WA on Friday, October 7.

It's great to see the Oregon Health Plan prioritize continuity of care for children and young adults and include food and housing support for medicare members. It's a clear step towards eliminating health inequities.

More from @LynnePDX, @oregonlive:

Agricultural workers in Oregon who miss work due to HEAT or SMOKE may qualify for financial assistance through Oregon Worker Relief’s new Climate Change Fund.

Call 1-888-274-7292 from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. to learn more or apply.

Oct. is LGBTQ+ History Month celebrating the achievements of 31 LGBTQ+ icons.

Our Triple Point Family Support program offers a safe space for youth with like-minded individuals. Offered in our SW & NCW regions & Walla Walla. Learn more/get involved:

Celebrate your kid's next birthday at the History Museum! Kids and their families will love exploring new exhibition "Animation Academy: From Pencils to Pixels." Start and finish with food, fun, and festivity in one of our party rooms!

The shelter is a bit scary for Starlord but when it's quiet he'll come out and play with catnip. This shy guy enjoys gentle pets and conversation. Learn more:

Adopt Starlord and @WilsonvSubaru will donate $100 to CAT as part of #SubaruLovesPets Month! 🧡

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From our collection comes this postcard, mailed on this date in 1908, featuring the classic early-20th century Tacoma slogan, "Watch Tacoma Grow." 

#TacomaHistory #OnThisDate #WatchTacomaGrow

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