Peninsula Home Fund

Peninsula residents create safety net through Home Fund

You did it. You created a safety net for our neighbors on the North Olympic Peninsula. Thank you. Despite stock market jitters and the press… Continue reading

 

Home Fund, college make the difference for Port Townsend man

David Burroughs loves Romani — aka Gypsy — music. He is, in fact, his own kind of gypsy. As a young man… Continue reading

 

With Home Fund help, youngster begins to hear

One bright Sunday in November, Nina Jones took the day off to have a little party. It was her daughter Sarah’s 4th… Continue reading

 

Peninsula Home Fund campaign nears end but benefits will continue all through 2019

New Year’s Eve — is the last day of the 2018 campaign for donations to the Peninsula Home Fund. All contributions to the… Continue reading

Keeping warm while starting fresh: Sequim couple receives Peninsula Home Fund help

Here in the Dungeness Valley, Michelle and John Bonifazio found the life they were looking for. They had met and married in Southern… Continue reading

Home Fund helps senior with repairs

Wearing an impish smile, Carol Curtis will tell you: “I lived a semi-wild… Continue reading

Peninsula Home Fund campaign begins: Thirtieth year of donations providing a ‘hand up, not a handout’

Everybody needs a hand sometime. Thanks to the generosity of North Olympic Peninsula residents, more than a thousand people received “a hand up, not a… Continue reading

Alexis Haire lives in the Port Angeles home she built for herself and her daughters Maddie, 7, left, and Lily, 11. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/for Peninsula Daily News)

The Home Fund, the house and the connection: Help demonstrated that no one is alone

In Alexis Haire’s life, the support that came around is now going around. Haire, 31, lives in a spacious house she built… Continue reading

Alexis Haire lives in the Port Angeles home she built for herself and her daughters Maddie, 7, left, and Lily, 11. (Diane Urbani de la Paz/for Peninsula Daily News)
(Diane Urbani de la Paz/for Peninsula Daily News)
                                Marie Sewell of Port Townsend makes afghans — such as this one with Seahawks colors — to give away.

Christmas meal saved by Home Fund help

When you walk into your kitchen to create the big holiday meal, you can take one thing for granted: the ground beneath… Continue reading

(Diane Urbani de la Paz/for Peninsula Daily News)
                                Marie Sewell of Port Townsend makes afghans — such as this one with Seahawks colors — to give away.

A reason to smile: Home Fund helps dental clinic see more patients

When the man in the charcoal-gray scrubs smiles and says, “I’m Joe,” you know you’re not in the average dental office. People… Continue reading

Trina Sloan recently adopted a kitten for her little boy — and for herself.
                                (Diane Urbani de la Paz/for Peninsula Daily News)
Trina Sloan recently adopted a kitten for her little boy — and for herself.
                                (Diane Urbani de la Paz/for Peninsula Daily News)

Director: Peninsula residents take care of each other through Home Fund

By Dale Wilson Executive Director, Olympic Community Action Programs As executive director of Olympic Community Action Programs, I am honored and privileged to participate in… Continue reading

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                                Jack Hopkins has begun a new life at Highland Commons in Port Angeles.

Home Fund gives Forks man a home

Jack Hopkins didn’t see this good thing coming. An Army veteran, a… Continue reading

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                                Jack Hopkins has begun a new life at Highland Commons in Port Angeles.

Thank you! Peninsula Home Fund donations at $218,004

Thank you! You contributed to remember and honor loved ones. You contributed as groups, couples or individuals. Some of you contributed anonymously. All of you… Continue reading

Small Home Fund awards often make a big difference, case manager says

Justine Bedell is a huge fan of the Peninsula Home Fund. As housing program manager for Olympic Community Action Programs (OlyCAP), she… Continue reading

Leap of faith changes Port Townsend man’s life

Joe Gaikowski, 32, has experienced more traumas and more heartache in his relatively short lifetime than most. One of his friends was… Continue reading

Stitches join friends together for Home Fund

By Jeannie McMacken for Peninsula Daily News SEQUIM— Every Wednesday throughout the year more than 100 quilters from the Sunbonnet Sue Quilt Club make an… Continue reading

Vouchers for daily life: Home Fund helps young families

Diana Assumpcao reached into her file cabinet and pulled out a manila folder bulging with papers, measuring almost three inches thick. A… Continue reading

Peninsula Home Fund provides ‘just a little bit more to get by’

When life gives you crates of lemons with no way to juice them, how do you make lemonade? Billi and Eric Smoot… Continue reading

Home Fund helps Port Hadlock woman with home repair

Marie Cota knew she had a serious problem. What do you do when you finally… Continue reading