top of page

Partner Agencies, Donors, and Supporters

We're grateful for local businesses, aid agencies, foundations, organizations, and individuals who support us with funds, time, and compassion. 


In 2023, your help let us serve 969 households  with food baskets and gifts, reaching 3,721 adults and kids.  You also helped brighten the lives of 103 kids and seniors through the Tree of Joy.

Local Businesses and Organizations
In 2022, these organizations and businesses were a KEY part of helping to serve more than 3500 people through the Christmas Project

Hood River Valley Evening Garden Club

Hood River Valley High School

Hood River Valley Parks & Rec District

Hood River Valley Swim Team


International Association of Lions Odell

Joy's Art Studio

Juanita's Fine Foods

Knights of Columbus Mid-Columbia Council

Knot Another Hat

Laurance Brothers

Mission Construction

Mountain View Cycles

Nickelsen Orchards

Nunamaker Real Estate

Orchard Lanes

Providence Memorial Hospital


Rotary Club of Hood River


Secure Storage

Shaner Enterprises

St Mary's Catholic Church

Taylor Automotive


US Bank Hood River

Walmart Hood River

Wells & Sons Orchards

Whirlwind Farms

Wy'East Community Foods

Wy'East Middle School & Mrs. Heck's 6th Grade Class



  • We thank the Gorge Community Foundation (and the Salvador Fund) for their support of our service to clients throughout Hood River County.

  • The Washington Federal Foundation supports us through employee participation and a generous grant for purchasing food.

  • The Herbert A Templeton Foundation supports service organizations in Oregon, and we were thrilled to be chosen to receive aid on behalf of our clients.

  • The United Way of the Columbia Gorge has been a significant partner to Gorge non-profits for many years.  We appreciate their resolve in helping the community. 

  • The Pacific Power Foundation supported our work with a generous grant.

  • First Interstate Bank provided much needed support through a grant.


    The Albertson's Foundation (Safeway) provided a grant that let us purchase grocery gift cards. We appreciate their help and our local Safeway sponsor Linda Hutson.

  • The Hood River Lions Club has supported the community for more than 80 years.  Scholarships, neighborhood playgrounds, and many other projects have benefited from their generosity. 

  • Rosauers Store provided a grant of food cards.

  • Insitu is a strong community supporter. They helped with a grant, and Insitu employees buy gifts for kids and seniors through the Tree of Joy.

Grants 2021.jpg

Our Policies

The Hood River County Christmas Project believes in treating everyone in an equitable manner, with dignity and respect. The following statement is within our by-laws:
“The Hood River County Christmas Project shall not discriminate against any volunteer or client because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, and where applicable, sex, marital status,familial status, parental status, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, political beliefs, or reprisal.”



Many thanks to the people who take a moment while volunteering to take photos of our busy volunteers.

And  deep appreciation to the pros who allowed  us to use their work:

Wildwood Academy 2023.jpeg
bottom of page