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Thank you We want to take a moment to thank those who give to the Harrison Medical Center Foundation to advance the mission and care of Harrison Medical Center. With more than 1,000 donors and $1 million in giving each year, we know that no gift is too small. Every donor matters and each gift adds up to make health care better for us all. To our community, we simply want to say thank you. Harrison Medical Center is part of CHI Franciscan Health, with hospitals and clinics located throughout Puget Sound.

harrisonmedical.org Pictured clockwise from top left: Pediatric Rehab Center, Nursing Education, Annual Toy Run, Women’s Health Screening Fund, and Integrative Health.


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The Kitsap Great Give The Kitsap Great By Kol Medina, Kitsap Community Foundation Executive Director

What is the Kitsap Great Give? 2014 was the first year of the Kitsap Great Give. In that first installment, over 2,000 different donors gave $540,000 to 200 nonprofits working in Kitsap County. Simply put, that was the greatest single day of charity that Kitsap County has ever experienced! This year, in the second year of the Kitsap Great Give, the goal is to raise at least $750,000 in online donations for local nonprofits. Whether or not we reach that goal and provide this amazing gift to our local nonprofits is up to you and the thousands of other residents of this County who we hope will participate on May 5. No donation is too small, so please take part in the Great Give.

Why should I bother to donate online on May 5? There are lots of reasons to take part on May 5. First, you’ll be part of something bigger than yourself, a group of thousands of people who donate that day to celebrate and support 230 nonprofit organizations working in every corner of the Greater Kitsap area. If we all take part, we can smash the goal of raising $750,000 that day! Second, this is your chance to learn about all of the wonderful nonprofits that are working hard every day to make our communities better places to live, work, and play. At www.kitsapgreatgive.org you can view the profiles of 230 nonprofits that work in Kitsap County. Third, any donations you make

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that day will be magnified by sponsors of the event. For instance, if you donate $100 to a nonprofit through www.kitsapgreatgive.org that day, the nonprofit will actually receive $110, $115, or more dollars. You see, some very generous sponsors have donated over $140,000 to this event. That money will be given to all of the nonprofits taking part on May 5 – the more donations a nonprofit receives, the more of the $140,000 they will receive. So make sure you donate to your favorite nonprofits on May 5 and help them get part of that $140,000!

Give’s Sponsors

Finally, there are fun prizes throughout the day. For instance, between 9:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. that day, one donor will be randomly chosen each hour. The winning donor each hour will have $250 added to their donation! Take part on May 5 and help “your” nonprofits win these prizes!

Presenting Partner

Lead Sponsors $20,000 +

Sponsors $10,000

So how exactly does it work? It’s very simple, really. For 24 hours, from 12:00 a.m. on May 5 until 11:59, May 5, you can go to www. kitsapgreatgive.org, look through the 230 local nonprofits listed there, and donate as much or as little ($10 minimum) to as many nonprofits as you’d like in a single transaction using a credit card. That’s it. The website will keep a running total in real-time of the total amount raised so far; so you can check in throughout the day and see if we’re getting close to the $750,000 goal. And you can also see, in real-time, how much money each of “your” nonprofits has raised that day. Help nonprofits. Help our communities. Win prizes for your nonprofits. Feel good about yourself. Please be a part of the biggest day of charity in our County’s history!

Media Sponsors

Sponsors $2,500

Prize Sponsors

Vice President & Regional Publisher: Lori Maxim Regional Advertising Director: Donna Etchey Production Manager Bryon Kempf

19351 8th Ave NE, Suite 106 Phone: 360.779.4464 Fax: 360.779.8726 www.northkitsapherald.com

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The Kitsap Community Foundation By Kol Medina, Kitsap Community Foundation Executive Director The Kitsap Community Foundation, and our Presenting Partner, the United Way of Kitsap County, are pleased to produce the Kitsap Great Give. Our mission at the Foundation is to “improve our community’s quality of life by connecting people who care with causes that matter.” The Kitsap Great Give accomplishes that mission in an efficient and county-wide manner.

providing leadership in our nonprofit sector. The Foundation is young, having made its first grants in 1999. Since that time, the Foundation has distributed over $2.7 million dollars to over 200 different greater Kitsap area nonprofits.

Our central program is working to grow an endowment of money that will provide grants to the nonprofits in our community FOREVER. Currently, the endowment is $5.1 million. Our goal is to increase it to at least I believe that you are a person who cares and that there are $10 million within three years and to continue growing from there. Please causes that matter to you. If I’m right, than the Kitsap Great Our community will be well served by a strong community donate to Kitsap Give is a tool that you will want to use; it will allow you to more foundation with a large endowment that is annually providing efficiently and effectively support the causes that matter to millions of dollars to support our community’s nonprofits. Community Foundation you. On page 3 of this insert, you can read about exactly how One of the most popular types of funds in the Foundation’s on May 5 to help the the Great Give works. endowment is a “donor advised fund.” Put simply, a donorFoundation pay for the We at the Foundation hope that the Great Give will raise advised fund allows you to donate a sum of money (minimum $750,000 for local nonprofits on May 5. But we also love this $10,000) today, or whenever you’d like (including in your will), costs of producing the event because, for one day, it will shine a bright light on the and to then work with the Foundation to make donations out Kitsap Great Give! hard and important work of nonprofits. And we love this event of your fund forever to the nonprofits you recommend. This is because of its spirit – it’s a way for all of our local nonprofits to a charitable legacy that can be named after you and can be passed work together to raise the tide for all of them. At the Foundation, we on to your children. And better yet, you get to use the expertise and believe deeply in the power of collaboration to improve our nonprofits and our relationships of the Foundation’s staff and Board to make the most of your community. giving and to ensure your gifts are used appropriately. Kitsap Community Foundation is YOUR community foundation. Our purpose is to improve our community by working to better the nonprofits in our community, working to increase philanthropy in our community, and

Find more information on the Foundation’s website at www.kitsapfoundation. org or by contacting me at kol@kitsapfoundation.org or 360-698-3622. I hope to be a partner with you in your personal philanthropy!

BRINGING PEOPLETOGETHER TOGETHER BRINGING PEOPLE of Kitsap County

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Habitat creates opportunities for all people to live in decent, a ffordable housing. We put faith into action helping to build, renovate or preserve and by partnering a ffordable Habitat createsby opportunities people to live in decent,homes, We putin faith into action Habitat creates opportunities forforallallpeople to live in decent,affordable affordablehousing. housing. We put faith into action home ownership as a foundation breaking cycle of poverty. by helping to build, renovate or preservefor homes, and the by partnering in affordable home ownership as a by helping to build, renovate or preserve homes, and by partnering in affordable home ownership as a foundation for breaking the cycle of poverty. www.kitsaphabitat.org info@kitsaphabitat.org 360.479.3853

foundation for breaking the cycle of poverty.

www.kitsaphabitat.org

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The Kitsap Great Give Sponsors

The Kitsap Great Give would not be possible without the generous support of the event’s sponsors. Together these sponsors donated over $155,000! Please shower the sponsors with your thanks, appreciation, and business. The largest sponsor, and the event’s Presenting Partner, is the United Way of Kitsap County. Kitsap Community Foundation, the organization that is producing the Great Give, is extremely thankful for United Way’s sponsorship, partnership, and dedication to improving our community.

Herald, Central Kitsap Reporter, etc.); the Kitsap Sun; West Sound Home & Garden Magazine; and Bremerton Kitsap Access Television (BKAT), Inside Bainbridge, and Hyper Effects Media.

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The next level of Sponsors are the Kitsap Credit Union and Orchard Foods Corp (our local Taco Bells and KFCs). We thank these Sponsors for making a substantial donation to the event and doing what they can to make it as successful as possible.

Counted as Supporters of the Kitsap Great Give are Tim Ryan Construction; Land Title Company; Starbucks; and two anonymous donors. Finally, The Lead Sponsors of the event are Bremerton On May 5, donate to the Community the following organizations sponsored prizes that Bottling Company, which is our local Pepsi Endowment Fund! The Kitsap Community will be given away during the event: Best Western distributor; the A.Y. Petter Fund at the Kitsap Foundation will use the money in that Silverdale Beach Hotel; Kitsap Community Community Foundation; the Estate of Sandy and fund to make grants to nonprofits Foundation Board of Directors; and The Point Bunker Hill; Port Madison Enterprises and the Casino. Without all of these Supporters and Prize Suquamish Tribe; and an anonymous donor. We are through the Foundation’s annual Sponsors, the Great Give would not achieve its goals. thankful for their deep support of the Great Give and competitive grant process. our community. Kitsap Community Foundation and the 230 nonprofits taking part in the Kitsap Great Give deeply appreciate the Without the major assistance of the event’s Media Sponsors, support of these generous sponsors! the Great Give could not possibly succeed. We are deeply grateful to the Sound Publishing group of papers (Bainbridge Review, North Kitsap

Donate on May 5 through the Kitsap Great Give www.ywcakitsap.org 905 Pacific Ave Bremerton WA 98337

For 40 years, PAWS has been caring for the dogs and cats of Kitsap County. Please help us continue!

(360) 479-0522

pets helping people – people helping pets

The YWCA of Kitsap County is dedicated to ensuring the personal safety, rights, welfare, and dignity of those who experience domestic abuse while building partnerships and increasing community awareness to create positive social change.

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The Importance of Charitable Giving in our Communities

Mother Teresa once said, “To keep a lamp burning, we have to keep putting oil in it.” I like to think of this quote in the context of philanthropy (charitable giving). I think of the size of the flame in the lamp as a sign of the health of our communities; and I think of philanthropy as the oil in the lamp. Charitable giving, the dollars and time that we all give to nonprofits in our community, has a huge impact on the size of the flame because the nonprofits in our community provide so many of the services and qualities that make our communities healthy. The Kitsap Great Give is designed to put a lot of oil in our communities’ lamps. If we all take part in the event, we’ll raise over $750,000 for nonprofits in our community on May 5. It will be the largest day of charity ever experienced in this County, the single greatest injection of oil ever made into the lamp! 230 different nonprofits are eligible to receive your donations at www.kitsapgreatgive.org on May 5.

That’s 230 organizations that educate our children and adults, protect and improve our environment, take care of our elderly and disabled, provide fun and meaning through arts and culture, support our veterans, provide food to the hungry, give clothes to the poor, and help to heal those suffering from drug addictions and mental health issues. I encourage you to go to www.kitsapgreatgive.org on May 5 and, if nothing else, just look through all of the nonprofits listed there and see the immense benefits that nonprofits and philanthropy bring to our community. We need to keep all of these lamps burning brightly. As it stands already, a lot of oil is put into our nonprofit lamps in the greater Kitsap area. In 2012, a massive study was released showing the level of giving in each community around our country in 2008 (you can look it up online at “How America Gives” and search by your city). This study found

that the good citizens of Kitsap County donated over $105 million dollars to charity in 2008. And the study was only capturing about 60% of actual giving, which means it is likely that members of our community –you, me, and all of our neighbors in this County – donated over $150 million to charity in 2008. That ranks Kitsap County as the 255th most giving county in the country (out of 3,115 counties). Also of note is the total revenue of the nonprofits in our community. There are approximately 250 public charities based in Kitsap County. In 2012, they had a combined revenue of $650 million. That’s $650 million that these nonprofits spent to help us, our neighbors, and our families and to make our community a better place to live, work, and play. Please support these nonprofits by putting oil in the lamp at www.kitsapgreatgive.org on May 5!

N Just ot KidsFor ! Unique & Family-Friendly MUSEUM Puppets from around the world Dignity, compassion, and comfort for people completing life’s journey and those who care for them. Community supported end-of-life care and grief services in Kitsap County for over 35 years.

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(360) 698-4611

GIFT SHOP Puppets of all kinds Silly Hats/Books PLAY AREA Put on your own puppet show!

257 4th St · Bremerton, 98337 (downtown Bremerton) Hours: Tues. 11-3 Wed. thru Sat. 11-4 www.ectandpuppets.org 360-373-2992

10’ Pinocchio Children’s Act , Gift Shop & ivity Center


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The Kitsap Great Give Prizes

In order to make the Kitsap Great Give more fun for everyone involved, a number of prizes will be given away during the event. All of the “prizes” are special donations that will be made to the winning nonprofits. Check out the prizes below and try to help “your” nonprofit be a winner!

Early Bird Prize

$1,000 prize for the nonprofit that raises the most money by 9:00 a.m. This prize has been personally sponsored by the Kitsap Community Foundation Board Members.

Clearwater Casino Prize 1st place $2,000, 2nd place $500, 3rd place $250. This generous prize will be awarded to the nonprofit that presents the most donation receipts at the Clearwatersponsored KCF nonprofit event on May 5.

Most Donors Prize for Large Nonprofits 1st place $1,000, 2nd place $500, 3rd place $250. The nonprofit with an annual budget over $100,000 that has the most individual donors by the end of the day wins $1,000. Second prize is $500. Third is $250.

Most Donors Prize for Small Nonprofits 1st place $1,000, 2nd place $500, 3rd place $250. The nonprofit with an annual budget under $100,000 that has the most individual donors by the end of the day wins $1,000. Second prize is $500. Third is $250.

Golden Ticket - $250

Every hour between 9a.m. and 9p.m., a randomly selected donation to a single nonprofit will be increased by $250. This prize is proudly sponsored by The Point Casino.

Category Awards - $500

Most unique donors to nonprofit in a particular category. Silverdale Beach Hotel is proudly sponsoring category prizes in the following areas: Basic Needs Environment

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Easter Seals Washington

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Serving people with disabilities in Kitsap County since 1993. Olympic Peninsula Autism Center – Silverdale

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Olympic Peninsula Autism Center provides Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy for children with autism throughout the Olympic Peninsula, with a special emphasis on families serving in the military. This evidenced based program vastly improves the quality of life for children on the autism spectrum.

FOUNDATION Supporting Emergency Medical Services for You!

WWW.CKFR.ORG Workforce Development - Bremerton

Albers Vista Gardens is a non-profit botanical organization created for charitable, cultural, scientific, and educational purposes. Donations of any amount are gratefully accepted. Become volunteer of Albers Vista Gardens! We offer our supporters the opportunity to participate in the mission of the garden through volunteerism.

(206) 779-3112

info@albersvistagardens.org www.albersvistagardens.org

Thanks for your support! Your donations help us continue providing healthy, nutritious meals to medically homebound seniors in Kitsap County. www.mealsonwheelskitsap.org or call 360-377-8511

Workforce Development Program provides employment support to people with disabilities, such as job placement, coaching and transportation, to gain and maintain employment and advance independence.

Support Easter Seals Washington on May 5 for The Great Give! kitsapgreatgive.org/#npo/easter-seals-washington

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Great Give List of Nonprofits Animal

Kitsap Animal Rescue and Education http://nwkare.org/ Educating people for the sake of their pets.

Kitsap Humane Society http://www.kitsap-humane.org KHS’ vision is that every adoptable companion animal has a home.

Native Horsemanship Youth Program http://www.nativehorsemanship.org Free horsemanship lessons for lowincome or disabled youth.

PAWS of Bainbridge Island and North Kitsap http://www.PAWSBINK.org Helping people and pets build lasting, loving relationships.

Pony Up Rescue for Equines http://www.ponyuprescue.com Rescue horses in dire need & find them new homes

Rescue Every Dog (R.E.D.) http://www.rescueeverydog.org Serving communities while saving the lives of exceptional companion animals.

Senior Dog Lodge

Bainbridge Chorale

http://www.seniordoglodge.com/ We give our local senior shelter dogs a second chance.

http://www.bainbridgechorale.org We present choral concerts, youth choral programs, and community outreach events.

West Sound Wildlife Shelter http://www.westsoundwildlife.org Medical care for wild animals and educational outreach.

Bainbridge Island Arts & Humanities Council http://BainbridgeArtsHumanities.org Support the cultural community and provide powerful arts education for children.

Arts & Culture Admiral Theatre Foundation http://admiraltheatre.org/ Kitsap’s Premier Live Entertainment & Events Venue

Bainbridge Arts & Crafts http://www.bacart.org BAC is a nonprofit art gallery and art education center.

Bainbridge Island Historical Museum http://bainbridgehistory.org Collect, preserve, display, educate about the unique history of Bainbridge Island

Hunger Hurts… our neighbors come to us when they

don’t know where their next meal will come from. Thanks to you, the Bremerton Foodline has been helping hungry people in the great Bremerton area for 35 years.

4195 Wheaton Way · Bremerton WA 98310 (360) 377-5454 · fax (360) 377-9118 www.katkitsap.org Many people wish to have choices in their lives. Choosing KAT for your prevocational services is a good choice. At KAT you can earn money as you learn valuable soft employment skills to increase your chances for future community employment.

KAT also provides appropriate, engaging activities for individuals who qualify for Respite Services. In addition, KAT provides Veteran Services; Manufacturing and Production Services; and offers a Daytime Activity Center for those who wish to spend quality time with arts & crafts, hobbies, and friends. Come visit KAT and expand your choices! Please Give Generously During THE GREAT GIVE—Or Anytime.

Our Mission

To promote employment for Disabled Veterans an adults with developmental disabilities.

You can help children smile with healthy snacks so they will do well in school! You can help a family know they will have a meal on the table tomorrow! You can make a senior’s life better with nourishing food to maintain their health! Invest in your community by donating today to help with our “2015 Healthy Food for U” program initiative by making a contribution to help your neighbors.

$16 for a Summer Kids Bag of good snacks and easy to prepare foods when school is out $25 for Senior Nutrition Supplemental Bag with fresh veggies and fruit $50 for a Family Food Basket with extra proteins & produce $100 for a “ Friend” sponsorship of locally sold produce $500 for a “Full Plate” sponsorship for one family for a year

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Central Stage Theater of County Kitsap (CSTOCK)

http://www.biartmuseum.org BIMA collects, promotes and preserves regional contemporary art and craft.

http://www.cstock.org CSTOCK is a volunteer-based family-oriented community theater for all ages.

http://www.kitsapartsandcrafts.com/ about.html funding renewable college art scholarships for Kitsap High School students

Bainbridge Performing Arts

Cultural Arts Foundation Northwest

Kitsap Children’s Musical Theater

http://www.bainbridgeperformingarts.org Educate, perform, and inspire: community focused performing arts.

Bremerton Symphony Association http://www.bremertonsymphony.org Provide West Sound with excellent classical music performance and education.

http://www.cafnw.org Support local adult artist and students through grants and scholarships.

Jewel Box Theatre http://www.jewelboxpoulsbo.org We are a Live Community Theater offering 6 Main Stage Productions a year plus play readings and other theatrical events.

KITSAP ARTS & CRAFTS

http://www.kcmt.org/ KCMT provides children with opportunity to engage in musical theatre.

Kitsap County Historical Society & Museum

http://www.kitsaphistory.org We preserve and display our county’s history, but more importantly we educate and entertain, and we share that history through stories and exhibits, with everyone who visits our museum, our rural heritage barn, or attends any of our programs or special events.

Kitsap Opera http://www.kitsapopera.org Provides great operas at affordable prices for the Kitsap community.

Did You Know? Did You Know?

This year, our goal is to raise $10,000 to purchase a trailer to transport band equipment. We perform over 30 times per year, and a trailer would be a very useful addition. The Hometown Band is a community concert band that has been entertaining Kitsap County audiences since 1982. Comprised of volunteer musicians of varying skill levels, the band provides an opportunity for lifelong music education and fellowship. Local community events are enhanced by the band’s performance of tunes including classical, jazz, patriotic, popular, and seasonal.

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childhood illness. Smile chronic Partners helps kids in Kitsap County fight cavities. Smile Partners helps kids in Kitsap County fight cavities.

Keep instrumental music alive in Kitsap County.

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Support The Hometown Band through The Kitsap Great Give!

www.smilepartners.org www.smilepartners.org

The Hometown Band • P.O. Box 2343, Silverdale, WA 98383 www.hometownband.org • Contact: Cathy Bisaillon, Treasurer, cathyb@wa.easterseals.com


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Kitsap Pride Network

http://kitsappride.org Kitsap Pride promotes the LGBT community through local events

Ovation! Performing Arts Northwest http://www.ovationmtb.com Ovation! involves its community through quality arts and education programs.

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Poulsbo Community Orchestra

http://www.poulsbocommunityorchestra.org Perform classical and other orchestral music for Kitsap community.

Puget Sound Navy Museum Foundation http://www.pugetsoundnavymuseum.org/ member.htm Supports Navy Museum exhibits and educational programs.

Sidney Museum and Arts Association (SMAA) http://www.sidneymuseumandarts.com Dedicated to preserving local history and promoting Pacific Northwest art

The Paul Linder Educational Foundation is dedicated to promoting excellence in education within Central Kitsap School District. The Foundation awards grants to students and staff to promote higher levels of academic achievement. Grants are designed to fund summer training for students/staff or to purchase unique equipment and materials to expand learning in the classroom. It is a 501c3 nonprofit organization. Contact Penny Loveless at 360-830-9257, or PO Box 2234 , Silverdale, WA 98383 for more information. Please designate donations through The Kitsap Great Give to “The Paul Linder Educational Foundation” on May 5, 2015!!

SPACECRAFT Presents

West Sound Entertainment

http://www.spacecraftpresents.org Curate underrepresented music and arts experiences on Bainbridge Island.

http://www.kitsapconcerts.org/ We bring affordable family entertainment to the Kitsap community

The Hometown Band

Western Washington Center For The Arts 1 (WWCA)

http://www.hometownband.org Brings together musicians that play concert music for the community

Valentinetti Puppet Museum http://www.ectandpuppets.org We collect, exhibit, preserve, puppetry items of historical and literary interest & offer tours for all ages.

http://www.wwca.us Live theatre productions, kids theatre, acting classes and live artistic performances.

Basic Needs Bicycles for Humanity http://www.BforH.org We collect unwanted bicycles and relocate them to impoverished regions.

Join the Kitsap Great Give and Support Martha & Mary on May 5 Every gift strengthens our commitment to excellent care—nurturing and engaging children and adults to help them live and grow.

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Bremerton Foodline Inc.

http://bremertonfoodline.org Enriching lives of those in need with food assistance and other services.

Canterbury Manor http://canterburymanor.org/ Provides affordable housing & services for independent seniors

Central Kitsap Food Bank http://www.ckfoodbank.org Provide food at no cost to people in financial crisis

Need Help Donating Online on May 5? Go to the Library!

All of the Kitsap Regional Library branches are open for the Kitsap Great Give on May 5 during the hours listed below. The staff at the library are trained and ready to help you take part in the Kitsap Great Give using a computer at the library. Don’t forget that the Library itself is taking part in the Great Give and would appreciate your donation.

Episcopal Retirement Communities Foundation http://episcopalretirement.org/ foundation/ Resource for gap between government funding & senior housing/services costs

Salvation Army http://www.bremerton.salvationarmynw.org We serve the poorest of the poor without discrimination.

Seeds of Grace http://www.dreambigaskbold.org Building sustainable, organic gardens to feed God’s Sheep

Sharenet

Stand Up For Kids (SUFKS)

http://www.sharenetfoodbank.org/ ShareNet fights hunger and poverty issues in northernmost Kitsap County.

http://www.standupforkids.org/ bremerton/default.aspx Assist Homeless and At-Risk Teens’ efforts improving their lives.

Sound Works Job Center

Provide free employment counseling, resumes, interview training, and job placement.

Community Improvement Blue Star Banner Program http://www.bluestarbanner.org Seeks to enhance patriotism throughout Washington.

South Kitsap Helpline http://www.skhelpline.org Provides critical food to those in need in our community

Bremerton Central Lions Charitable Foundation http://bremertoncentrallions.com/ Grants for individual, capital and community projects.


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http://www.cotni.org Raising Children Who Transform Nations

Community Endowment Fund http://www.kitsapfoundation.org/ An undesignated fund to be used for the greatest need.

Downtown Bremerton Association http://www.downtownbremerton.org We support revitalizing downtown Bremerton and our city as a whole.

East Bremerton Rotary Foundation

New Life Community Development Agency

Operation Day of Hope

http://www.eastbremertonrotary.org East Bremerton Rotary Foundation improves the quality of life in Bremerton

http://www.nlcda.com We build solutions for the underserved to experience a better life in West Bremerton

Evergreen Mountain Bike North Kitsap Trails Alliance West Sound Chapter Association http://www.evergreenmtb.org Trail building and maintenance, advocacy and education, Let’s’ ride!

Kitsap Community Foundation http://www.kitsapfoundation.org Increasing the culture of Philanthropy in Kitsap County.

http://www.gatewayfellowship.com Providing free services to meet real needs for Kitsap County.

Port Gamble S’Klallam Foundation http://sklallamfoundation.org/ Improving the quality of life for Port Gamble S’Klallam tribal members and the greater community.

http://www.northkitsaptrails.org/ NKTA volunteers organize, plan, build and maintain North Kitsap trails.

Port Orchard Friends of the Library

One Call for All http://www.onecallforall.org An umbrella organization that provides funding to 96+ Bainbridge Island non-profits through the Red Envelope mailing.

Financial support for Library programs benefiting youth and the public.

“Raise the Roof ” All of the funds we raise will be directed at the completion of our roof so we can begin the remodel of the building. The new facility will allow us to provide the following services in conjunction with our mission. Rescue: Overnight Shelter will provide safe shelter 365 days a year for men, women and children.

Bainbridge Public Library

is proud to participate in Kitsap Great Give! Your support helps us maintain the library’s building and grounds to make BPL a vibrant community space for everyone. Thanks to the sponsoring partners and generous donors who support Kitsap’s vital nonprofit community!

1270 Madison Ave. N, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110 www.bainbridgepubliclibrary.org

Rehabilitation: Fresh Start Program will create space for two residential programs. One for single men and one for single women who need help getting back on their feet. This is a long-term recovery that will help them change the behaviors and concept that have led them to homelessness. Recovery: Life-Skills Training will equip residents with independentliving skills, including continued education, job searches, financial management and a spiritual foundation through Bible studies and discipleship. Other Services: Meals, Dayroom, Clothing, Haircuts, Coffee and Fellowship.

Our Capital Campaign is called Safe Harbor and the Total Goal is 1.6 Million. The roof will cost us approximately $200,000


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Poulsbo North Kitsap Rotary Sustainable Bainbridge http://sustainablebainbridge.org Foundation rather than a “tagline. ” It is always http://www.poulsborotary.org Making a difference in our community, locally and globally since 1976.

Sustainable Bainbridge serves as an incubator for new sustainability initiatives.

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http://www.kingstonvillagegreen.org We are creating a facility to address unmet community needs.

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Bainbridge Island Downtown Association

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Our mission is to promote a vibrant downtown economy.

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What and where is BKAT? Each year, BKAT cablecasts hundreds of community based programs to approximately 50,000 households throughout Kitsap County. BKAT is a P.E.G. Access television station airing Public, Education and Government programming on Comcast Channel 12 and WAVE Broadband channel 3. Learn more about BKAT’s broadcasts and trainings at http://www.ci.bremerton.wa.us/bkat/.

HELP US SEND A KID 2 CAMP Ask about our scholarships

http://www.bcnspreschool.org/ FONT: BCNS, a child-centered preschool, fostersTrajan social, emotional, and Pro Regular creative growth through art and music.

Bainbridge Public Library (BPL) Alternate configurations. (Ple http://www.bainbridgepubliclibrary.org BPL operates and maintains a vibrant community space for everyone.

Bainbridge Schools Foundation http://www.bainbridgeschoolsfoundation.org BSF funds BISD Staff Salaries, Training and Classroom Innovation.

The Live Telecast on BKAT Tune into Bremerton Kitsap Access Television (BKAT) on the evening of May 5 between 6 and 9 p.m. to watch a live telecast of the Kitsap Great Give! During the telecast, you can meet the people who organized this event; watch interviews with ten of the nonprofits that are taking part in the Great Give; receive updates on the event’s fundraising total; and listen to the Bremerton Symphony.

Bainbridge Cooperative Nursery School (BCNS)

Formerly Literacy Council of Kitsap

English as a Second Language GED Preparation Basic Math & Reading

www.kacewa.org BREMERTON Downtown Library (downstairs) 616 – 5th Street, Bremerton, WA 98337 (360) 373-1539 tel. / 373-6859 fax info@kacewa.org NORTH KITSAP First Lutheran Church 18920 Fourth Avenue #204, Poulsbo, WA 98370 360-551-0824 poulsbo@kacewa.org

SOUTH KITSAP Port Orchard United Methodist Church 725 Kitsap Street Port Orchard WA 98366 (360) 602-0014

Bremerton Backpack Brigade

tion Army Graphic Standards Serving the first needs of the child so they may learn. Bremerton_backpack_brigade.com We are excited to beBremerton a part of the P.O.Box 2533, WAGreat 98310Give!

Serving the needs of the child soofthey may Each week offirst school we send backpacks nutriti ouslearn. food home with kids in need, in Bremerton elementary schools. More than half the young children in Bremerton elementary schools receive free orsupport reduced makes price breakfasts and lunches each day Community this work possible! For some those are the most nutritious meals they will www.Bremerton-backpack-brigade.com - P.O. Box 2533, Bremerton WA 98310 receive that day, for others it’s the only meals they receive. Visit our website or Facebook page to learn more about our program. Help us send nutritious, kid friendly, food home on weekends to those children in need.

Heart to God, Hand to Man We help the poorest of the poor in His name without discrimination

832 6th Street Bremerton or call: 360-373-5550


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Bremerton High School (BHS) Pay It Forward Scholarship http://www.bhspayitforward.org Big scholarships for mid-range, lowincome grads willing to help others

Bremerton Rotary Foundation http://www.bremertonrotary.org The Bremerton Rotary Foundation provides support for overall community improvement.

C.A.S.T. for Kids Foundation

CKHS Alumni Association

Hilder-Pearson PTA 1.7.5

http://www.castforkids.org We give children the opportunity to go fishing.

http://www.ckhsalumni.org The Alumni Association supports the students of CKHS.

http://www.nkschools.org/site/Default. aspx?PageID=1924 Working for the welfare, safety, education and care of children.

Charcot Awareness Education Foundation

Friends of Silverdale Library

http://www.charcotawareness.org CAEF educates about Charcot foot deformity, untreated results in amputation.

Child Evangelism Fellowship of Kitsap County http://www.CEFofWA.com Guiding a new generation that seeks to honor God

To provide expanded reading opportunities for the Central Kitsap community.

Friends of the Manchester Library http://www.manchesterwa.org We operate the building housing the Manchester Library

Horse Harbor Foundation, Inc. http://www.horseharbor.org An educational equine sanctuary serving youth with and without disabilities.

IslandWood http://islandwood.org/ Connecting kids to nature.

Provides accessible, affordable, compassionate, quality health care services for our communities. Port Orchard Medical Clinic

Poulsbo Medical Clinic

Bremerton - Sixth Street Medical/Dental Clinic

Bremerton - Wheaton Way Medical Clinic

320 South Kitsap Blvd. Port Orchard, WA 98366

19917 7th Avenue NE, Suite 205 Poulsbo, WA 98370

616 Sixth Street Bremerton, WA 98337

2508 Wheaton Way Bremerton, WA 98310

1-360-377-3776

Call for an appointment or more information www.pchsweb.org

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Kingston Cooperative Preschool (KCP)

Kitsap Adult Center for Education (formerly Literacy Council of Kitsap)

http://kingstoncooppreschool.com Co-op Preschool providing early childhood education

http://www.kacewa.org KACE assists adults studying English, basic skills and GED preparation.

Kingston High School Band Boosters http://khsbb.org Keeping the Kingston High School Buccaneer Band - Playing for you.

Kingston High School Fine Arts Boosters Advocate and fund raise for KHS fine arts

Kitsap College Walk Fund http://kitsapwalkfund.org Bring awareness of the need for more 4 year degrees in Kitsap County and Olympic Peninsula

Kitsap Community & Agricultural Alliance http://kitsapag.org Provides education and advocacy for agricultural in Kitsap County and the Greater Peninsula region

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ShareNet Food Bank serves people in need in the Kingston, Hansville, Indianola, Port Gamble, Eglon and Little Boston communities with emergency food services. Food Bank Hours Tues. & Fri. 10-2 Thrift Store Hours Tues. through Fri. 10-4 All Thrift Store proceeds support the food bank.

360.297.2266 26061 United Rd. NE, Kingston www.sharenetfoodbank.org or PO Box 250, Kingston, WA 98346

www.facebook.com/sharenetfoodbankandthriftstore ShareNet is a registered charity; financial gifts are tax deductible.

When you support the North Kitsap Schools Foundation, you’re giving extra math and reading help to a struggling second-grader.You’re providing robotics kits for budding middle school engineers. And, you’re updating high school science equipment to inspire the next generation of chemists and physicists.

On May 5, help all North Kitsap students succeed by supporting the North Kitsap Schools Foundation.

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Kitsap Computing Seniors

Leadership Kitsap

http://www.kitsapcomputingseniors.org Provide computer eduction, technical support and resources to our community.

http://www.leadershipkitsap.org Strengthening communities through servant leadership by educating, preparing, and connecting community leaders.

Kitsap Maritime Heritage Foundation http://www.kitsapmaritime.org Education for all ages through hands-on nautical experiences.

Kitsap Regional Library Foundation http://www.krl.org/foundation Provides financial support to enrich library resources beyond public funding.

League of Women Voters http://www.lwv-kitsap.org LWV works to strengthen democracy through voter registration and education.

Maasai Women’s Education & Empowerment Program (MWEEP) http://www.maasaiwomen.org Provides educational opportunities for Maasai girls and women in Kenya.

Master Gardener Foundation of Kitsap County http://www.kitsapgardens.org The MGFKC raises funds for Kitsap’s Master Gardener program.

North Kitsap High School Band Boosters

Provides a funding source music education at North Kitsap High School.

Miss Mary Community Development

North Kitsap Schools Foundation

http://www.dandeecleanup.com Take A Step Towards A Cleaner World.

http://www.nksf.spruz.com Supports top-quality educational opportunities for North Kitsap students.

NAACP-Bremerton http://www.naacpbremerton.com/home We advocate for political, educational, social and economic equality for all persons.

Olympic College http://www.olympic.edu/ BusinessCommunity/Foundation/ To support Students & Programs of Olympic College

South Kitsap Fire and Rescue Volunteer Association

Thank you for participating in

Kitsap Great Give! OPEN DAILY | 10 AM – 6 PM

ADMISSION FREE | Thanks to our Sponsors & Members 550 WINSLOW WAY EAST | BAINBRIDGE ISLAND | One block from the Bainbridge Ferry Terminal TOLL FREE: 855.613.1342 | www.biartmuseum.org

ENJOY THE ART & CRAFT OF THE PUGET SOUND REGION

“VOLUNTEERS SUPPORTING OUR COMMUNITY” The SKFR Volunteer Association proudly serves the South Kitsap area with Volunteer Firefighters, Air Support Personnel, Water Tender Operators, Volunteer Chaplains and Administrative Support Personnel. Your generous contributions via the Kitsap Great Give will allow us to renovate and update our Fire Prevention and Bicycle Safety Trailer with new visual media training materials, preparedness brochures, educational materials, child bicycle helmets, and also update our SKFR Bicycle Medic equipment. Your donations will help us educate young and old, allow us to take our safety message to many more events, and help our bicycle medics maintain a response readiness for large crowd events. For more information, see our web site at www.skfrva.org or “Like us” on Facebook!

Thank you!

Salish Sea Expeditions is a catalyst for student-directed oceanographic research on and around the waters of the Salish Sea. On multi-day excursions and week-long summer camps participants work side by side with marine scientists and sailors gathering data and sailing the 61' research vessel Carlyn,our floating classroom.


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Peacock Family Services

Silverwood School

http://peacockfamilycenter.org/ We provide nurturing, enriching care for children and family support.

http://www.silverwoodschool.org/ An independent elementary school which challenges and cherishes our students.

Poulsbo Historical Society

Soroptimist International of Greater Bremerton Area

http://www.poulsbohistory.org PHS archives, preserves and exhibits the history of Poulsbo.

Salish Sea Expeditions http://www.salish.org Inquiry-based, hands-on marine science programs for adolescents on research vessel and in local wetlands.

How does the Great Give match work?

Nonprofit’s donations on May 5 (- 5% service fee)

http://www.bremertonsoroptimist.org Women at their best, working to help other women and girls to be their best.

Match (+20-30%)*

TOTAL Received (115-125% of donations)*

South Kitsap Band Boosters http://www.skbandboosters.com Supports the SKHS Marching Band....musically, academically, socially and financially. *Amount of the matching pool match depends upon amounts raised and is not guaranteed.

Bainbridge Island Child Care Centers 502 Cave Ave, Bainbridge, 206-842-6525. www.biccc.org "BICCC provides an atmosphere and environment conducive to every child's continued growth and development with respect for each child's uniqueness in development, culture, family and self."

We have been in operation for over 40 years!

Bainbridge Island ARTS & HUMANITIES COUNCIL Join us in creating an environment on Bainbridge Island in which the arts and humanities flourish. The Arts & Humanities Council is an independent, not-for-profit organization serving the people of Bainbridge Island with community programs and cultural services for artists, educators, cultural organizations, and patrons of the arts and humanities. Our Programs Amy Award for Emerging Artists Arts in Education Consortium

Bainbridge in Bloom Garden Tour Celluloid Bainbridge Film Festival

Island Treasures Award Poetry Corners Public Art

Our Services Bainbridge Cultural Calendar Currents Magazine

Creative Professionals Roster Cultural Reps

Directors’ Forum Marketing Kiosks

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St. Barnabas Day School

U.S. Lighthouse Society

http://www.stbarnabasdayschool.org We provide a quality preschool education to children 2-1/2 to 5 years old.

http://www.uslhs.org Educate about the importance of preserving lighthouses in America, focusing on Point No Point, WA.

The Island School

Vinland Lutheran Preschool

http://TheIslandSchool.org Engaging curriculum and socialemotional learning in kindergarten through fifth grade.

http://www.vinlandlc.org/preschool/index. html We prepare children for school and life.

The Paul Linder Education Foundation

Washington Youth Academy Foundation

Provide educational grants for Central Kitsap Schools to benefit students

http://www.wyafoundation.com Helping high school dropouts succeed in academics and life.

Bremerton United Methodist Church (BUMC)

Has served the needs of Kitsap County residents for 115 years We are service oriented and a strong advocate of Social Justice & Empowerment

Three goals that the Kitsap Great Give can help us reach in 2015 are: 1. Strengthen and expand our community outreach and services (please see website) 2. Hire a part-time Director of Family and Older Adults Ministries 3. Build a covered entrance with restrooms close to the sanctuary to be accommodating for public events & performances especially for those with physical disabilities

Commit 360 on May 5th!!! Your donation to the YOUTH WELLNESS CAMPUS will help support our Commit 360 Scholarship Fund. This fund ensures every kid in Kitsap County can learn about the importance of being physically active and has the skills needed to participate in sports at school or in the community! To learn more about our Commit 360 Program visit;

www.youthcampus.org

Top three reasons for participating in the Kitsap Great Give: 1. Increase community awareness of our presence, services, and impact 2. Reach our goals including expansion of our tutoring program beyond elementary to include middle school students who desperately need help in reading, writing, math and science. 3. Strengthen our communication links with the community through social media Why do we need donors to support us? Because we are one. Faith based organizations are an important part of the fabric of society. They are well springs of volunteerism and unsung services to our community. Major positive life changes are a result. Please give to the church of your choosing. 1150 Marine Drive, Bremerton, Washington 98312 Website: www.bremertonumc.org Email: bremertonumc@yahoo.com Contact: (360) 373-3510


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Once again United Way of Kitsap County would like to thank both the Kitsap Community Foundation for establishing the Kitsap Great Give and all of the many sponsors who have contributed to the local matching pool of dollars. This year, thanks to the great success of last year’s Great Give, the sponsorship pool is increased over last year; that means even more matching dollars for those who contribute this year. The Kitsap Great Give is a growing opportunity for not only the participating charities, but for the donors, and the community as a whole. Remember, all of the funds raised on this one day of giving will go to the hard working and dedicated

nonprofit agencies throughout Kitsap County that make up our community’s safety net. This network of nonprofits, including United Way and the Kitsap Community Foundation, strive every day to provide a safety net services to help the less fortunate and vulnerable families struggling to make ends meet each day. These services are critical to providing safe, warm housing and adequate food on the family table. As a Presenting Partner alongside the Kitsap Community Foundation, we are invested in the Kitsap Great Give’s matching funds pool and pledge that every dollar pledged to United Way on May 5th will also be invested in programs that help people in our community who are struggling to survive. We are committed and work hard every year to raise charitable dollars to meet the most critical needs facing the Kitsap

Communities. The Kitsap Great Give is one more way to help the safety net of health and human service agencies aid those most in need. Together we can help lift individuals and families out of poverty and create a better life for their children. To those who participate in this day of giving, we thank you in advance for partnering with United Way, Kitsap Community Foundation and all of the Great Give Sponsors for your gifts. It is through charitable giving that the Board of Directors at United Way and the Kitsap Community Foundation are able to help provide a strong and vibrant community safety net giving those most vulnerable in our community an opportunity for a better life.

David L. Foote Executive Director United Way of Kitsap County

Kids Program Kids & & Cops Cops Program

The Kids & Cops Program accomplishes two important things: The Kids & Cops Program accomplishes two important things: 1. It provides immediate assistance to children ages up to 17 years experiencing 1. It provides immediate assistance to children ages up to 17 years experiencing needs . United Way provides $25 vouchers to Officers in Port Orchard, Bremerton, needs . United Way provides $25 vouchers to Officers in Port Orchard, Bremerton, Poulsbo and the Sheriff’s Department for food, clothing and school supplies. Poulsbo and the Sheriff’s Department for food, clothing and school supplies. Vouchers arethen thenredeemed redeemedatatWalmart, Walmart,Fred FredMeyer, Meyer,Target Targetand andJ. J.C. C. Penny's. Penny. Vouchers are 2. It creates positive relationships between the local law enforcement offi cers and 2. It creates positive relationships between the local law enforcement officers and thethe communities they serve. communities they serve. The averageage ageofofchildren childrenreceiving receivingvouchers vouchersisis8.2 8.2 years years of wonderful The average of age. age.We Wereceive receive phone calls from parents thanking United Way for this program wonderful phone calls from parents thanking United Way for this program.

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West Sound Academy

http://www.westsoundacademy.org/ WSA is a college-preparatory International Baccalaureate World School for students in grades 6-10.

West Sound Technical Skills Center Foundation Provide educational opportunities for West Sound Tech Students through Scholarships.

Wolfle Elementary School PTA

Helping students, families, and teachers thrive at Wolfle Elementary School

Environment

Bainbridge Island Land Trust

Great Peninsula Conservancy Puget Sound Restoration (GPC) Fund

http://www.bi-landtrust.org Island People Preserving Island Places. For Everyone. Forever.

http://www.greatpeninsula.org Great Peninsula Conservancy protects natural habitats and open spaces forever.

Clear Creek Trail

Kitsap Audubon Society

http://www.clearcreektrail.org We restore & maintain the Clear Creek Habitat and Trail.

Friends of the Farms http://friendsofthefarms.org/ Friends of the Farms works to preserve and enhance local farming.

http://www.kitsapaudubon.org Connect families with birds, wildlife, nature and the environment.

Poulsbo Marine Science Center http://www.poulsbomsc.org Promote appreciation for the marine environment through education and conservation.

http://restorationfund.org/ Working throughout Puget Sound on diverse projects to restore iconic marine resources and a healthy ecosystem.

Stillwaters Environmental Education Center http://www. stillwatersenvironmentalcenter.org Engage families and communities for the health of Puget Sound.

Health Bainbridge Island Ambulance Assoc. Inc.

BIAA is an ambulance transporting service serving all Bainbridge Island.

Fostering community commitment and partnerships that strengthen the health and independence of vulnerable Kitsap families. The Nurse-Family Partnership Program (NFP), a program of Healthy Start Kitsap (HSK), transforms the lives of first-time, low-income moms by partnering them with a registered nurse to: • Improve pregnancy outcomes • Improve child health and development • Improve parents’ economic self-sufficiency We have program openings today! To make a referral, call us at 360-337-4821. Please donate to Healthy Start Kitsap through the Kitsap Great Give www.kitsapgreatgive.org on May 5, 2015! Your contributions to HSK are empowering first-time mothers to provide a healthy start for their babies in our community each and every day! “Thanks to the NFP, I found the support I needed to quit smoking and the willingness to breastfeed. Not only did I achieve 12 months of nursing, but I made it to 18 months! Thank you NFP!

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Hope House of Bainbridge Island

Kitsap Mental Health Services

Mary Bridge Children’s Foundation

http://www.ckfr.org We fund essential equipment for outstanding quality emergency medical care.

www.bainbridgeislandhopehouse Individuals who have disabilities reside at Hope House.

http://www.kitsapmentalhealth.org KMHS provides recovery-based behavioral healthcare for people of all ages.

http://waystohelp.multicare.org/marybridge-foundation All children receive quality care, regardless of ability to pay.

Lindquist Dental Clinic for Children

Meals on Wheels Kitsap

Harmony Hill Retreat Center http://www.harmonyhill.org/ Wellness education and healing retreats for families affected by cancer.

Harrison Medical Center Foundation http://www.harrisonmedical.org/giving Making Healthcare Better for our Community

Providing Employment, Raising Cleanliness, Hope & Spirits in the Community. VISION: Lifting spirits VALUES: Sincerity, Accountability, Honesty, Open Mindedness, Willingness MISSION: Provide education, empowerment to at-risk men, women, and youth to seek their spirituality while living their program. Three Programs: Merry Hearts for Healing - Free environment maintenance for men or women with cancer or renal disorder Sky Blue Ministry of Hope - Being accountable for spirituality while "Living The Program" for the recovering addict A Hunters' Adventure - Pediatric level foot care for seniors, the disable, and the home bound 1-800-615-5923

Hospice of Kitsap County http://www.hospicekc.org/ Compassionate end-of-life care for patients and their loved ones.

Jaxon’s Cure http://www.jaxonscure.org Raise awareness on SSPE (measles) and the importance of immunizations.

http://www.lindquistdental.org Providing dental care to Puget Sound children in need.

Make Some Noise: Cure Kids Cancer - Northwest http://www.makenoise4kidsnw.org We raise awareness of and private donations to fund childhood cancer research.

(360) 782 - 1058 phone (360) 377 - 4455 fax 645 4th Street, Suite 101 Bremerton, WA 98337 www.leadershipkitsap.org

http://www.myjewelsofhope.com Makes and sells jewelry for Cancer research at UWMC

Bremerton@standupforkids.org or like us on Facebook The mission of StandUp For Kids, “SUFKS” is to assist Homeless and At-Risk Teens with essential needs such as clothes, food. hygiene items and other items as needed. Most importantly our mission is to let the teens know there is help if they want it. SUFKS is an all volunteer organization run solely by community donations of clothing, food, sleeping bags, tents, etc, and CASH. We work on the street but primarily through the alternative schools of Kitsap County. You would be amazed at how many teens are on the verge of dropping out because they are having to sustain themselves while struggling to stay in school. Counselors repeatedly tell us that what we provide really makes a crucial difference. Your donation to us during the Kitsap Great Give Event will greatly enhance our ability to serve these teens that are in such great need. StandUp For Kids is a 501(c) (3) organization.

Leadership "Empowering People to Resolve Conflict Peacefully"

Strengthening communities through servant leadership

My Jewels of Hope

StandUp For Kids – Bremerton

healing4merryhearts@gmail.com

Leadership

http://www.mealsonwheelskitsap.org Provides healthy, nutritious meals and more for Kitsap County seniors

Strengthening communities through

leadership The Disputeservant Resolution Center strengthens relationships, families, and communities through mediation, facilitation and training services.

Call 360-698-0968.

9004 Washington Ave. NW, Silverdale, WA 98383

Providing support services, goods and training to foster parents and foster children in Kitsap County. Great Give donations will fund The Dream Project; helping foster children engage in normal school or extra curricular activities not covered by the state’s reimbursements. Imagine a child’s excitement at joining a baseball team, seeing their photo in their yearbook, learning to swim, or experiencing the therapeutic effects of horseback riding. Your generous gift means the world to them. Thanks for supporting local foster kids.

Find us on Facebook PO Box 4542 Bremerton, WA 98312 Email: board@kitsapfostercare.org

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Northwest Derby League

http://northwestderbycompany.com NDC is an adult women’s Roller Derby league.

Peninsula Community Health Services http://www.pchsweb.org PCHS provides affordable quality health care services across Kitsap County.

Smile Partners http://www.smilepartners.org Preventive dental hygiene for lowincome kids and seniors in Kitsap County

The Tasha Mitchell O.T.T.E.R.S. Fund

Providing assistance to patients and families suffering from rare cancers.

Human Services Agape Unlimited http://www.agapekitsap.org Outpatient Chemical Dependency Treatment, Transitional & Permanent Housing, Licensed OnSite Childcare.

All Teens Matter http://www.allteensmatter.com/ Provide Christmas to 14-18 students in Kitsap County

American Red Cross Serving the Kitsap and Olympic Peninsulas http://www.redcross.org Humanitarian organization that prevents and alleviates human suffering.

Benefits Central

http://www.benefitscentral.org/ Assisting people with disabilities who want to work

Bremerton Backpack Brigade

Bainbridge Island Special Needs Foundation

http://bremerton-backpack-brigade.com The BBB provides healthy weekend meals for kids in need.

http://bispecialneedsfoundation.org BISNF offers adults with developmental disabilities a place to create community.

Bremerton United Methodist Church

BASIC

http://www.bremertonumc.org Serves the spiritual educational and physical needs of Kitsap residents.

http://www.housingkitsap.org BASIC increases housing stability with essential outreach services and programming.

MWEEP provides educational opportunities for girls and young women in Kenya. For families struggling to feed their families school is often not a reality for daughters. MWEEP provides cost/share funds that give families an option to send their daughters to school rather than early marriage and unhealthy pregnancies. We are a local Kitsap county all-volunteer nonprofit that sends 90% of every dollar donated to Kenya. To learn more about us or donate please visit our website: www.maasaiwomen.org

Make a gift to Friends of the Farms through the Kitsap Great Give. Your support will have an immediate impact to preserve farmland and to increase local food production. Visit friendsofthefarms.org to learn more about our programs.

Education provides the light of hope that penetrates the darkness of poverty. Port Gamble S’Klallam Foundation

We connect people wanting to serve their neighbors with the elderly, disabled or those needing assistance to maintain their independence and quality of life. No fee services include:  Transportation for medical or therapy appointments  Errands  In-home services such as light housekeeping, help with yard care or pets  Respite care and companionship www.ivcbainbridge.org 206-842-4441 Thank you for your support!

HERONSWOOD

Working to increase the understanding of the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe’s rich cultural heritage with people who reside in the Puget Sound area and visitors from far and wide. The restoration and maintenance of Heronswood Botanical Garden is a primary focus of our work. We welcome you to join us in this effort as a volunteer or through a donation.

Thank you!

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Community and Family Services Foundation

http://www.campbeausitenw.org Provides recreational, therapeutic, and educational camp services to people with disabilities.

http://www.cfsf.net Foster home licensing, child placement, wrap, respite and case aide services.

Catholic Community Services

Community Frameworks

http://www.ccsww.org/site/PageServer Catholic Community Services: Housing, healing, hope, for the poor and vulnerable.

http://www.communityframeworks.org/ Providing affordable homes as a foundation for vital communities.

Dispute Resolution Center Celebrate Life Parenting and of Kitsap County Pregnancy Support Services http://www.kitsapdrc.org http://www.celebratelifeinc.org Impacting families with material assistance for babies, education, training, referrals

Strengthens Kitsap County by promoting communication, cooperation, and collaboration.

The Friends of the Silverdale Library need your help! In 2014 we supported 44 programs benefiting over 11,000 children! We appreciate your donations of gently used books and/or media!

Weekly book sales fund a multitude of reading programs for all ages and build critical funds for the new Central Kitsap Library in Silverdale.

Please call/email for more information or to schedule a donation David Bonnett 360-710-4963 / bonnettde@gmail.com Daniel Warzynak 702-499-7486 / dwarzynak@yahoo.com Q Youth Resources works with educators, mental health professionals, Kitsap school districts, and trained volunteers to provide a rich community of support and resources for LGBTQ youth. Donations will help our organization sustain our youth leadership program, Drop-In activities, special events, and educational outreach to LGBTQ youth. LGBTQ youth need safe, dedicates spaces, like the Q Center, to meet their unique needs and celebrate their identities. The Q Center, open Friday nights for youth ages 13-20, provides education, community, and a safe space for queer and allied youth. The Q Center, has far-reaching and powerful impacts on youth. "The Q Center was part of the reason I had the courage to come out. I was offered amazing advice and provided with a wealth of information of sexuality, identity, and gender"- Q Center Youth.

Follow The Q Center on Facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/The-Q-Center/41112869246 Visit our website at qyouthresources.org Contact Director Krystal Gilbert at krystal@qyouthresources.org

Easter Seals Washington

http://www.easterseals.com/washington/ Creating Solutions - Changing Lives

Habitat for Humanity of Kitsap County

Faith in Action West Sound

http://www.kitsaphabitat.org We’re a self-help housing organization partnering with low income families.

http://www.fiaws.org Supports Independent Living for our Senior and Disabled Neighbors

Healthy Start Kitsap

God’s Kitchen at Family of God Lutheran Church

http://www.healthystartkitsap.net HSK provides support for the Kitsap Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) program.

http://www.myfamilyofgod.org God’s Kitchen is a feeding program for anyone in need.

Helpline House http://www.helplinehouse.org Social service organization providing services to residents of Bainbridge and North Kitsap

Save Your Feet From amputation Charcot awareness education Foundation p.o. Box 3902 Silverdale, Wa 98383-3902 www.Charcotawareness.org Annita Shaw, Founder We educate those directly & indirectly affected by Diabetic Charcot Foot Deformity helping to avoid amputation. If there was no hospital? This is the story for many in Burkina Faso, the most illiterate country in the world. Last summer, Mohamed, a boy who came down with meningitis, and his parents had to travel on a bicycle 20 miles to the nearest hospital. They were turned away because the hospital was concerned he would contaminate other patients. This happens every day around the world because people do not have access to such basic needs like health care, clean water and education. When you give to Walk In the Light International (WITLI), on May 5th, you become part of the solution. Founded in 2009, WITLI's goal is to give children, like Mohamed, an opportunity to be the change-agent of their future, their families and their country. Your financial generosity allows our staff and volunteers in our Port Orchard office to bring hope to these communities. For more information visit www.witli.com


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Holly Ridge Center

Island Time Activities

Kitsap Applied Technologies

http://www.hollyridge.org Serves children and adults with developmental delays/disabilities throughout Kitsap.

http://www.islandtimeactivities.org Provides life-long learning and enrichment to people with intellectual disabilities

http://www.katkitsap.org KAT is a bridge to community employment for disabled veterans and adults with developmental disabilities

Housing Resources Bainbridge

Island Volunteer Caregivers (IVC)

http://www.housingresourcesboard.org We provide and maintain affordable housing opportunities on Bainbridge Island

http://www.ivcbainbridge.org Helps elderly, disabled and others with tasks to remain independent.

Ibsen Adoption Network http://www.ibsenadoption.com Encouraging the adoption of special needs children through education, support, and financial assistance.

Katie’s Comforters Guild http://katiescomfortersguild.blogspot.com/ Provide each child admitted to Seattle Children’s Hospital a new, handmade blanket to offer comfort and warmth to their hospital experience.

http://www.kitsapfostercare.org KFCA provides training and resources in support of foster families.

Kitsap Cancer Services

Kitsap Immigrant Assistance Center (KIAC)

http://Kitsapcancerservices.org Provide life enhancing support services to increase emotional wellbeing.

http://www.kitsapiac.org KIAC helps vulnerable immigrants integrate and participate in American life.

Kitsap Community Resources (KCR) http://www.kcr.org Provide Housing, Employment & Training, Head Start, WIC, AmeriCorps and much more to over 17,000 Kitsap residents annually.

Neighbor Helping Neighbor, One Neighbor At A Time

Kitsap Foster Care Association

Kitsap Legal Services http://kitsaplegalservices.org/ Promoting safety and economic selfsufficiency through free civil legal services

NAACP Bremerton Unit #1134 The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination.

★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ Please send all mail to NAACP Bremerton PO BOX 1204 Bremerton, WA 98337

★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★★ ph: 360-481-6019

naacpbremerton@yahoo.com

Sound WorkS Job Center

www.naacpbremerton.com north kitSap’S no-Fee Job reFerral ServiCe

Our organization has been providing “free” employment services for low income, homeless, and unemployed North Kitsap individuals since 1988. We offer Employment Counseling, Job Placement help, and Professional Resume and Cover Letter Assistance. Since 1995, we have had over 45,000 visits for employment related services. Many of the individuals we work with have “fallen through the cracks.” They have often exhausted their unemployment benefits, some have become homeless, and/or have to much pride to go on welfare. More than a few of our neighbors are unexpectedly finding themselves living with friends, relatives, in their cars, or even in the woods.

THEY NEED OUR HELP! Providing assistance to patients and families suffering from rare and sarcoma cancers. If you know someone in need, please contact us at 360-990-1340.

Est. 1988

Sound Works Job Center is Located in Poulsbo WA

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Great Give List of Nonprofits continued Kitsap Rescue Mission

http://www.kitsaprescue.org Provides services to homeless individuals to bring about personal restoration

M.E.N.D. Mommies Enduring Neonatal Death http://www.mend.org Support for families who have suffered the death of a baby.

Kitsap Sexual Assault Center Martha & Mary http://www.ksacservices.com Advocacy, therapy services for children/adult victims of sexual violence.

Lutheran Community Services Northwest http://www.lcsnw.org/bremerton/ Provides caregiver support and senior volunteer opportunities to promote independence.

http://www.marthaandmary.org Senior healthcare and housing; early learning and childcare programs

North Kitsap Fishline Food Bank http://www.nkfishline.org Keeping vulnerable residents of safe from hunger and homelessness.

People need people! When we're young, we work, raise families, and socialize. As we grow older, especially in rural communities, retirement and health issues often isolate us. This isolation can bring on depression, compound illnesses, and even lead to untimely death. Since 2001 Faith in Action has been supporting the seniors of North Mason and South Kitsap by providing volunteer-based, free, non-medical services. In 2008, in response to the unmet needs of our senior's for community we began fundraising for the HUB Center for Seniors. The HUB is now being built at 111 NE Old Belfair Hwy. in Belfair. Even though building has begun, we are still in need of funds to finish and furnish the first class facility that our senior's deserve. Partner with Faith in Action and honor your senior family members, friends and neighbors by giving them a warm and loving place to thrive. For more information call Patti at: 360-275-0535.

The Kitsap Great Give, May 5th. Donations can be made at: kitsapgreatgive.org

North Mason Resources

http://www.nmresources.org Navigators to a Better Life for those struggling life’s issues

Olympic Mountain Rescue http://www.olympicmountainrescue.org OMR provides mountain rescue and education services to the community.

Peninsula Services http://peninsulaservices.org/new. peninsulaservices.org/About_PS_Home. html Provides work training and employment services to persons with disabilities.

Pilots For Christ International, Washington State Chapter http://www.pilotsforchrist-wa.org Provides free transportation to those in need within Washington State

Scarlet Road http://www.scarletroad.org Scarlet Road provide exit solutions and support for girls in exploitation.

Seattle Goodwill http://www.seattlegoodwill.org/ Goodwill provides free employment training and adult basic education.

4-H Youth Development - Washington State University Kitsap Extension 4-H Program Your pledge will enhance 4-H experiences and create new opportunities for more youth to be positively impacted. Please spread the word of this event with other 4-H alumni and friends by sharing this email and posting on social media. Volunteer - Volunteering for 4-H pays you back in more ways than you can imagine. Working with talented, inspiring youth provides you with an excellent outlook on your community. You will gain skills in the areas of organization, public speaking, and self-confidence to name a few. Your experience as a 4-H volunteer will provide an insight for future employers on your skills and abilities for various occupations. Not to mention the miles of many memories and new friendships you will gain as a result of working together for a common goal. For Youth - 4-H members have FUN while learning. New adventures and projects await your every turn through

this positive program. Explore ideas through a club, project, event or fair. Have fun learning taking care of animals, express yourself through the arts, create delicious new foods, explore nature, participate in contests, practice public presentations, design a robot or compete in some of the state’s top archery competitions. Fun awaits you – opportunities are endless!

Questions? Contact our office 360-337-7225. • http://ext100.wsu.edu/kitsap/youth/ How to Join 4-H - Enrollment opens in October, we can’t wait to get you started!

Stillwaters Environmental Center 26059 Barber Cut Off Road NE Kingston WA 98346 — 360-297-1226 info@stillwatersenvironmentalcenter.org www.stillwatersenvironmentalcenter.org

Supporting the Community according to our motto: “Service Above Self”

www.silverdalerotaryclub.org

Stillwaters engages families, students and the community to advance the health of Puget Sound watersheds and preserve the vitality of our region for the future.. The campus is a field laboratory and outdoor classroom for citizen scientists of all ages. Join us! Stillwaters is a non-profit, 501c3 organization and all donations are fully tax deductible.


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Soroptimist International of Spirit of Life Lutheran Greater North Kitsap Ministries

The Arc of Kitsap and Jefferson County

West Sound Treatment Center

http://signk.org/ Women helping other women and girls to be their best.

http://www.arckj.org The Arc advocates for people living with disabilities at the local, state and national level.

http://westsoundtreatmentcenter.org Behavioral health treatment and supportive housing for individuals and families.

Turning Pointe Domestic Violence Services

YWCA of Kitsap County

Provides for the spiritual, nutritional and developmental needs of the Olalla community.

Soroptimist International of St. Vincent de Paul, Conference of Our Lady Star Port Orchard of the Sea http://siportorchard.com/ Soroptimist improves the lives of women and girls.

http://www.svdpolypen.org/ Offering person-to-person service to individuals in need.

South Kitsap Fire and Rescue Suquamish Community Volunteer Association Kitchen http://www.skfrva.org Volunteers Supporting Our Community with trained Firefighters, EMTs, and Chaplains.

http://www.suquamishucc.org We provide nutritional dinners and community to our neighbors weekly.

http://www.turningpointe.org Turning Pointe provides Shelter and Advocacy for Survivors of Abuse

United Way of Kitsap County http://www.unitedwaykitsap.org We leverage donor dollars to support the community safety net.

Vadis

Don’t have a computer? Library Hours around Kitsap on May 5th: Bainbridge, 10-8 Downtown Bremerton, 10-6 Kingston, 1-8 Little Boston, 1-6 Manchester, 10-5

Port Orchard, 10-8 Poulsbo, 10-8 Silverdale, 10-6 Sylvan Way, 10-8

http://www.vadis.org Vadis helps people with disabilities become employed in the community.

Weaver Foundation Georgia Mattson Memorial Shelter

http://nativehorsemanship.org

Bainbridge Island Boys Lacrosse Association http://www.bainbridgelax.com/ We are a Lacrosse program for boys in grades K-12.

Bainbridge Island Child Care Centers http://www.biccc.org A nurturing, stimulating, compelling place where kids prosper and thrive.

Martinson Cabin Museum is open on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Nelson Park at the head of the bay in Poulsbo.

with Lynne Ferguson

VISIT OUR WEBSITE FOR OUR FUNDRAISING CONCERTS

Youth Development

http://www.gmweaverfoundation.org Provides an environment unparalleled in advocacy, empowerment and support.

Native Horsemanship Youth Program The Native Horsemanship Youth Program is a non-profit community organization, operating on the Port Madison Indian Reservation. Our mission is to preserve and teach traditional (Comanche/ Numunu) horsemanship to interested youth and families on our reservation and surrounding community, regardless of their ability to pay and to offer classes to youth and families with disabilities. (We have many participants on the autism spectrum.) We support ourselves with donations, grants, and music fundraisers. We could not operate without your donations. Your support helps feed the horses’ tummies and the riders’ spirits. Thank you so much for your help!

http://www.ywcakitsap.org/ Domestic violence shelter and support service provider for over 6,000 people.

MUSEUM

Bringing the past to life.

Open Wed. - Sat. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Meetings: 2nd Tuesday of each month at City Council Chambers. Walking tours, school field trips and small group events by appointment.

200 NE Moe St. 360-440-7354 poulsbohistory@gmail.com ∙ www.poulsbohistory.org


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Bainbridge Roller Hockey League

Bremerton Figure Skating Club

Girl Scouts of Western Washington

Kingston High School Athletic Boosters

http://www.bihockey.org Co-ed, mixed-ability; recreational roller hockey league for players ages 7-17.

http://bremertonfsc.org/ Foster amateur figure skating for athletes- all ages and skills.

https://www.girlscoutsww.org/ Girl Scouts builds girls of courage, confidence and character who make the world a better place.

http://khsboosters.com/ Ensure the success of our athletes and the strength of our athletic programs through financial support

Girls on the Run of WestSound

Kitsap Alliance FC

Bainbridge Youth Services (BYS) http://www.bainbridgeyouthservices.org We support youth with free counseling, internships, tutoring & job board.

Boy Scouts of America http://www.seattlebsa.org/ We help youth become GREAT!

Bremerton Jaguars Youth Track & Field Club http://www.nlcda.com/ Help Bremerton kids grow in a positive way through sports.

Catholics United for Life http://www.ignitenw.org Impact youth for the culture of life.

http://www.girlsontherunkitsap.org Inspiring girls to be healthy, confident and joyful through running.

Kids In Concert (KIC) http://kidsinconcert.org KIC offers free violin and cello classes to Suquamish-area youth.

http://kitsapalliancefc.com/ Youth soccer and turfing the dirt fields at Pendergast Park

Kitsap Child Care and Preschool http://www.kitsapchildcare.org We provide quality developmentally appropriate education and care for ages 16mos-5yrs.

Boys & Girls Club of Bainbridge Island http://www.bi.positiveplace.org Help kids and teens get on the path to great futures.

KITSAP MARITIME

Boys & Girls Club of Kingston http://bgcsc.org/snohomish-clubs/northkitsap-club/ Offering Kingston Middle School student after-school Boys & Girls Club

Boys & Girls Clubs of South Puget Sound http://www.bgcsps.org/ Youth development ages 6-18 in Bremerton, South Kitsap, North Mason

Phone: 360-598-4460 Mailing Address: Poulsbo Marine Science Foundation P.O. Box 2318, Poulsbo, WA 98370 http://www.poulsbomsc.org

KITSAP’S TALL SHIP Schooner Fiddler’s Dream Our mission is to celebrate our region’s maritime heritage through exhibition, education, and helping people of all ages and abilities to have a hands on nautical experience. S.T.E.M. Dockside Education Program

Please Give to Youth Maritime Education www.kitsapmaritime.org

The Poulsbo Marine Science Center is kept open and running by the Aquarium Director and the Volunteers. It is a chance for people to support their local community and the Marine Science Center, learn about marine life, while working with the public.There are at least two volunteers are on duty whenever the Center is open and there are two three-hour shifts per day (10:45-1:45 and 1:15-4:15, Thursday – Sunday.) Volunteering at the MSC is fun, you get to learn more about the marine animals by observation or reading the available books, and you get to meet some great people. Donations can be made directly to the Poulsbo Marine Science Foundation, a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit, at the center. The Center depends upon volunteers to help with a range of tasks. Volunteer orientation classes are held each month. Training is available for feeding fish, docenting, helping with educational programs, and many other tasks.


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http://kitsap.wsu.edu 4-H empowers youth to reach their full potential.

Kitsap Sailing and Rowing Foundation http://www.kitsapsailingrowing.org KSRF provides sailing and rowing opportunities with instruction and equipment

North Kitsap Soccer Club http://www.northkitsapsoccer.org Provide an affordable, positive learning environment which produces well-rounded, highly skilled and motivated team players passionate about soccer.

Our Girls Empowered Through Mentoring and Service

http://our-gems.org Mentoring group for young ladies to realize their fullest potential.

Q Youth Resources (Q Center) http://theqcenter.org We provide education, community, and support to LGBTQ youth.

Nonprofit’s donations on May 5 (- 5% service fee)

How does the Great Give match work? Match (+20-30%)*

Royal Family KIDS Camp, Bremerton #46

TOTAL Received (115-125% of donations)*

http://bremerton.royalfamilykids.org/ Confronting abuse and changing lives of Kitsap County foster children

St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store and Assistance Office was established in Bremerton in 1937, as the charitable works of Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic church in West Bremerton. In 1984 the Thrift store moved to 1117 N. Callow and the Food bank and Assistance Office to 1137 N. Callow. The Assistance Office and Food Bank serve food baskets, government commodities, clothing furniture, furnishings, school supplies and various other types of assistance, which includes rental and utility funding to all those in need. Special holiday food baskets are available for families struggling during the Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter holidays. Compassionate assistance is given at no cost and without discrimination. Our main service area is the Bremerton School District, however, some assistance stretches county wide, largely depending on availability and funding.

*Amount of the matching pool match depends upon amounts raised and is not guaranteed.

We are proud to partner with the non-profits in Kitsap County

St. Vincent de Paul operates the Birkenfeld Stella Maris House, a 17 bed women and children’s shelter. Women and children are provided with safe housing, food, bus passes, case management as well as other services to help them re-build confidence in themselves, learn basic life skills and become self-sufficient. All donations made to the St. Vincent de Paul Assistance Office go directly to fund the programs provided to those in need. Donations made to the Thrift Store are sold with proceeds also going to help fund various programs.

We pride ourselves in being your number one community news source.

St. Vincent de Paul keeps the operating costs low with the main work being completed by an army of treasured volunteers.

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The Coffee Oasis

http://www.thecoffeeoasis.com Bringing hope, care, resources, opportunity, and community to homeless youth.

Washington Explorer Search and Rescue, Kitsap Unit http://www.kitsapesar.com Provide trained searchers and K9 to find missing people

West Sound Youth for Christ http://www.westsoundyfc.org Shares the love of Christ with high risk youth.

YMCA of Pierce and Kitsap Counties http://www.ymcapkc.org The YMCA strengthens communities through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility.

Youth Wellness Campus http://www.youthcampus.org Change the lives of children and families through collaborative partnerships that advance education, nutrition and overall health.

SOROPTIMIST Best for women. What the organization strives to be — women at our best, helping other women to be their best.

OUR MAJOR PROGRAMS Live Your Dream Award: Education and Training Awards for Women

To improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment.

Live Your Dream Campaign We appreciate your support! To learn more, please contact the club nearest you.

Women and girls will have the resources and opportunities to reach their full potential and live their dreams.

Soroptimist International of Greater Bremerton Area www.bremertonsoroptimist.org

Soroptimist International of Greater North Kitsap www.signk.org

Dream It, Be It! - Career Support Program for Girls STOP Trafficking Initiative End Domestic Violence in the Workplace Campaign

Soroptimist International of Port Orchard www.siportorchard.com


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It wouldn’t be possible without these generous sponsors Presenting Partner

Give Big and support our important work eliminating prejudice and discrimination for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender community in Kitsap County.

Lead Sponsors $20,000 + Color Our World with Pride Saturday, July 18th - Noon to 5 p.m. Join us for KITSAP PRIDE at Evergreen Park in Bremerton as we celebrate diversity at our annual pride festival.

kitsappride.org

Sponsors $10,000

Media Sponsors

"NORTH MASON RESOURCES - NAVIGATORS TO A BETTER LIFE" Our Objectives –

To help each client achieve self-sufficiency To partner with appropriate public and private organizations to meet the mission To raise the overall health of our community To reduce the number of homeless individuals in our area To act as a conduit for supplies and information to individuals and entities within our community To become a community where citizens care enough to work in cooperation to help those in need

http://www.nmresources.org NMR will have an open house on 5th of May 9 am to 4 pm. We’ll be offering Mexican Tea Cakes to coincide with Faith In Actions Nacho’s staying with the Cinco de Mayo Day theme. Tours of our offices chat with providers and view new offices to rent for Human Service Providers.

Sponsors $2,500

Prize Sponsors

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Everyone benefits from great schools. Please give on May 5th to support island education.

www.BainbridgeSchoolsFoundation.org

Serving our community locally & abroad, since 1976.

Bainbridge Island Ambulance Association PROVIDING EXCELLENCE AND ADVOCACY IN A TIME OF NEED FOR OVER 60 YEARS!

100% of donations go directly to service projects including community outreach, youth scholarships and domestic violence abuse prevention. Help Rotary support our community.

Learn more at poulsborotary.org

Please help us continue to serve Bainbridge Island. We transport over 1,000 patients each year. Donate on May 6 through the Kitsap Great Give. All Great Give proceeds go to staff training and new life-saving equipment.

www.biaa-ambulance.org


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