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Children's Garden at Bradner Gardens Park. Food grown here goes to St. Mary's Food Bank.

PCC Community Grants

Sound Consumer | April 2001

In the spirit of giving back to our communities, PCC annually sets aside a portion of its earnings to donate to local, community-based organizations. We're pleased to announce donations totaling $10,000 to community groups for the year 2000.

  • Central Lutheran Church – $1,000.
    Provides food and services for the homeless and disadvantaged in Seattle.
  • Nathan Hale Horticulture – $1,000.
    A public high school horticulture department that teaches about environmentally sound agricultural practices.
  • Operation: Sack Lunch – $1,000.
    Provides meals and basic necessities to homeless people in downtown Seattle.
  • R.O.A.R. of Washington – $900. Provides networking and social services to the homeless and disadvantaged.
  • Samoan Community Family Services – $1,000.
    Provides food bank and social services to Pacific Islanders and others in need.
  • St. Joseph Baby Corner – $1,000.
    Distributes supplies and provides physical assistance as needed to low-income families.
  • Washington Sustainable Food and Farming Network – $1,000.
    Works on policies to support community food programs, small farms and sustainable and organic agriculture.
  • Washington Toxics Coalition – $1,500.
    Works to protect human health and the environment by preventing pollution.
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Maria Martinez, at R.O.A.R. of Washington Reusables Clothing Bank.

Other groups received funds ranging from $300 to $500. They include:

  • Friends of Bradner Gardens Park, an environmentally friendly, educational park;
  • Kirkland Congregational Church, operates an emergency feeding program;
  • Magnolia Dairy ACRES, seeks to acquire and operate a sustainable and biodynamic farm; and,
  • Three Cedars School, for its organic food and gardening program.