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.
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.