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United Way of Skagit County October Newsletter

Thank you to everyone who dedicated themselves to fighting for the Health, Education,and Financial Security of every family in Skagit County! 

Its only when we all work together will the picture begin to take shape.We truly appreciate the commitment from our local school districts in Anacortes, Burlington-Edison, Mount Vernon, and Sedro-Woolley, our local leaders of industry like Cascade Natural Gas, Shell PSR, Andeavor, Skagit County Employees,  Puget Sound Energy, Skagit Regional Health, and our friends in the banking industry at Skagit, USBank, Peoples, and Washington Federal.  
 It was a great morning focused on the impact of our supporters – the backbone of the sustainable change in Skagit County.  Each company is an essential piece of the puzzle, and only when we 
Its only when we all work together that we can really see how all the pieces fit together. 

With the help of our event sponsors 

Dreamchaser RV and Cascade Natural Gas, we were able to bring in Dr. Patrick

 Jones, the Executive Director of EWU’s Institute for Public Policy & Economic Analysis demonstrate the important work happening with the 

Skagit County Trends website.

We also unveiled our latest video at the Kick-Off and we encourage you to take another view of it here.

We hope to see you at the Kick-Off next year!

 

Volunteers Needed

 

The fledgling CHOW program has been so successful that we need to expand.  

Every Friday bags of food arrive at the doorsteps of qualified families with children by the volunteer drivers of the Skagit Valley Herald.  

Teams of volunteers are needed to fill bags for distribution every week.  Please, be part of the change in a child’s life.

Find out how to get involved by emailing WeekendFoodDelivery@gmail.com 

 

Volunteers Needed

 

We are looking for volunteers to be our community’s 

next Peer Leaders!

Financial PEOPLE leader training starts in November.

This is an 12-week training course that focuses on: 

* PEER LEADERSHIP

* COMMUNICATION STYLES AND MONEY HABITUDES 

* PUBLIC SPEAKING 

* BUDGETING AND DEBT REDUCTION 

* GROUP FACILITATION 

* CREDIT SCORES AND CREDIT REPAIR 

* MOTIVATIONAL COACHING 

* BANKING OVERVIEW – SAVING/CHECKING, RETIREMENT 

* LOANS, HOME AND CAR 

* RESOURCE NAVIGATION 

* HOW-TO GUIDE FOR PEER LEADERS

For more details and to apply CLICK HERE

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