Stilly Tribe donates to host of charities

Local groups receive contributions from Tribal impact monies

SMOKEY POINT As part of the gaming compact between the Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians and the state of Washington, the Tribe has not only contributed impact monies to community services, but also donated to several non-tribal, non-profit and charitable organizations in Washington state.
Among the beneficiaries of the Tribes funds are the following:
The Stillaguamish Senior Center $10,000 for their operating expenses and volunteer program.
The Snohomish Community Food Bank $5,000 for general operating support.
Secret Harbor $7,500 for their chemical dependency treatment and education Program.
Senior Services of Snohomish County $10,000 for their senior information and assistance program.
SPARC $7,500 for educational supplies to children with disabilities.
Catholic Community Services $10,000 for their Autumn Leaf housing program.
Kids First $7,500 for A Program of Character Core, to help keep kids off drugs and alcohol.
Families and Friends of Missing Persons and Violent Crime Victims $10,000 for operating support.
Clothes for Kids $10,000 for their Greatest Needs program.
Snohomish Seniors $8,000 for their Building to Meet the Need capital campaign.
The Sunshine Physically Challenged Foundation $5,000 for Camp Sunshine.
Loyal Heights Community Club $11,060 for roofing expenses.
Equi Friends $5,000 for their tuition assistance program.
The South County Senior Center $7,000 for operating support to their volunteer program.
The Pacific Northwest Research Institute $10,000 for diabetes research.
The Mt. Baker Council of the Boy Scouts of America $5,230 for their spring and fall outreach campaigns.
Kent Prairie Elementary $2,000 for their accelerated reading program.
The Michael J. Fox Foundation $500 for continued research.
Operation Homefront $1,000 for military family assistance.
Penn Cove Water Festival $1,000 for festival funds.
The Stillaguamish Valley Pioneer Museum $15,000 for their wood valley mural display.
The Sarvey Wildlife Center $25,000 for their operating expenses and vehicle.
The Boys and Girls Club of Snohomish County $10,000 for their Cinco de Mayo auction.
Arts Alive $20,000 for the Performing Arts Center.
Arlington Dollars for Scholars $10,000 for scholarships of $2,500 each.
The Sno-Isle Library Foundation $2,000 for the Arlington Library branch.
The Seattle Childrens Hospital $7,500 for the One Big KISS for the Childrens Hospital Radiothon.
The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center $7,500, for continued research.

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