The Grays Harbor Community Foundation has awarded over $100,000 from its emergency funds to local businesses as they continue to support Grays Harbor During the COVID-19 response. A press release from the foundation said their main focus at the Foundation right now is to support our nonprofits and community during the current pandemic that is creating hardships for organizations and residents county-wide.

Here are some of the ways we are helping:
Coastal Community Action Program- Emergency Assistance Grants and Support of Senior Meal Programs
Grays Harbor Community Hospital- Ventilator

Nonprofit Hardship Emergency Grants
United Way of Grays Harbor and Grays Harbor Unders-Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
YMCA of Grays Harbor- Childcare for Healthcare Professionals and First Responders in Grays Harbor County

Eric Potts, Executive Director, commented: “We have awarded over $120,000 in emergency funding to Grays Harbor organizations in the last few weeks. We are committed to the well-being of Grays Harbor and helping our community to the best of our ability today and every day.”

We are responding to new and ongoing needs that arise daily and are so grateful to several of our donors for stepping in and supporting our community during this time. We are also working hand in hand with several other Foundations in the state to ensure our community needs are being met. Special thank you to United Way of Grays Harbor, Medina Foundation and the Community Foundation of South Puget Sound. We are all in this together and we are dedicated to the well-being of Grays Harbor during this difficult time and always.

Please contact Eric Potts, Executive Director, at [email protected] for ways to get involved. If you are a non profit organization seeking help, contact Jessica Hoover, Senior Program Officer, at [email protected]