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Today’s events have been cancelled, make up dates TBA
Free children's book giveaway going on until 1 PM today in front of the Wenatchee Community Center. Books for all reading levels! 508 S Chelan Avenue.

It’s time to stand United for humanity. With almost 71 million displaced people around the world, United Way is working to change the narrative about migrants. To fight for communities and truly Live United, we must be United for Humanity. https://untdwy.org/2IPQDRb

#UnitedForHumanity #LiveUnited
Hey everyone in the NCW!

@thebravewarriorproject staff and board would like to invite you to their ribbon cutting and open house!  They are extremely excited about our new space and cannot wait to share it with you all and the impact it will have on our community!

The Ribbon Cutting will be held July 30th at 6:00pm. Check out the flyer for more details!

#BraveWarriorProject #NCW
Hey North Central Washington, looking to learn or sharpen your grant writing skills?

The United Way of North Central Washington and Spark the Fire Grantwriting are hosting a grant writing class in Wenatchee on September 19-20th! 
This is a two-day class that is followed by an individual assessment of skills to receive a Certificate in grant writing. The leader of this class has a background human services, particularly housing, homelessness, and mental health!

Check out the event page on our facebook page and get yourself singed up today!
Sign Up: https://sparkthefiregrantwriting.com/registration/091819

#SparkTheFireGrantWriting #UWNCW #NCW
One part of becoming a better community is the ability to look at ourselves objectively and say where can we do better? 
According to the FBI Washington has some work to do on improving racial relations. Hate crimes rose 78% between 2013 and 2017 in Washington state, according to a new study that shows this state saw the nation’s ninth-largest rise in bias crime during that time period.

Hate crimes are up 22% on a national level, with 8,500 cases reported to police between 2013 and 2017.

Check out the article at the link in the bio to read more about Washington State and the work it needs to do to improve racial divides across the State!

#NCW #HateCrimeOnTheRiseInWA
How about those rainstorms last week?

So how much was the damage caused? According to Chelan Count Public Works, "In total, the rainstorm probably caused more than $150,000 in damage." Were you effected by the wild weather? Check out the article at the link in the bio for more details!

Check it out everyone!

The Literacy Council of Chelan and Douglas Counties is having a free book giveaway on July 12th!

Don't miss this amazing opportunity!

#NCW #LiteracyCouncil
Check it out North Central Washington!

The New Wenatchee School District 246 is getting started on his new job in quick fashion!

He is looking to put talk into action in his first days on the job, according to a 10-page transition plan that will be presented to the school board Wednesday. The special meeting, from 1 to 5 p.m. at the district’s central office, 235 Sunset Ave., will be his first official public meeting with the five board members who hired him. He started July 1.

This meeting is open to the public and will be live-streamed. Check out the article in the bio for more details!

#NCW #WenatcheeSchoolDistricts #Superintendent
Hey NCW!

Check out this amazing community funding opportunity from Action Health Partners & Coalitions for Health Improvement!

Community Initiatives Funding is dedicated to catalyzing new efforts and/or expanding current efforts to address the social determinants of health, advance whole person health, and promote community – clinical collaborations across Chelan, Douglas, Grant, and Okanogan counties. In short, we want to fund projects and initiatives that contribute to a healthier North Central Washington. 
This funding will be awarded through a community investment process managed through the Coalitions for Health Improvement. Applications are now open! Letters of Intent are due August 16, 2019.

Who Can Apply: This funding opportunity is open to anyone in Chelan, Douglas, Grant, or Okanogan Counties. See attached flyer or visit https://ncach.org/chi-funding/
to learn more. 
Award Sizes and Project Focus Areas: Projects range from $500 - $150,000+! Visit https://ncach.org/chi-funding/
to learn more.

All interested applicants are invited to join via phone for an optional informational webinar on July 11, or in person in Omak or East Wenatchee. 
Learn more: https://ncach.org/events/chi-funding-webinar-071119/

More questions? Visit https://ncach.org/chi-funding/
to learn more.

Almost ready for Independence Day!? #LiveUnited #UnitedWayNCW
Many of our neighbors around the state are one unforeseen mishap away from being financially unstable and possibly out of a home as well.

Check out the article at the latest link in the bio to see the work our Governor is doing to help lift Washington families out of poverty.

#GovInslee #Washington #LiftFamiliesOutOfPoverty