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 2022, your help let us serve 880 households with food baskets and gifts, reaching 3,514 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
Belmont Family Dental
Columbia Tree Service
FISH Food Bank - Cascade Locks
Hood River Valley Evening Garden Club
Hood River Valley High School
International Association of Lions Odell
Knights of Columbus Mid-Columbia Council
US Bank Hood River
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 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 Autzen Foundation helped our purchase of gift cards 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.
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: