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Community advocates

Community advocates

Community Action agencies share our stories with local and state leaders to encourage them to help people in need and create lasting change.

Who is homeless?

Who is homeless?

Approximately 3.5 million people in our country, nearly 40 percent of them children, are homeless every year. (Photo by Edye Colello-Morton)
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Food and Nutrition

Food and Nutrition

We help ensure families have enough nutritious food through food stamp outreach and meals in child care programs.
Learn more about our nutrition programs

You make a difference

Thanks for helping

Your gift makes difference for children, families or individuals climbing out of poverty
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Home Energy Assistance

Home Energy Assistance

A limited number of energy appointments are available.

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How you can help

How you can help

Our donors and volunteers
make a difference.

Click here to find out how you can help.

Improve the MAI Kitchen

Improve the MAI Kitchen

Maple Alley Inn serves hot meals to hungry people in our community

Click here for more information

Upcoming Events


Next board meeting

For more information, contact Jackie Lafata-Rinker, 360-734-5121, ext. 333.

Virtual Oktoberfest

A virtual fundraiser that supports the Volunteer Center of Whatcom County programs and services

Recent News

Job Openings

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Press Releases

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Reports Click on the title to download (PDF) NEW! 2015 Prosperity...