Peninsula Home Fund

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

OlyCAP director: Home Fund is catalyst for hope, courage

Fall colors are fading as snow again blankets the peaks of the Olympics. Our breath hangs heavy in the chill as daylight retreats. This is… Continue reading

Peninsula Home Fund: A whole lot of love to go around for Schauer family

For Lynette and Ken Schauer, the idea of family is bigger than themselves. They consider the entire community to be their family.… Continue reading

Peninsula Home Fund kicks off to provide a ‘hand up, not a handout’

Everybody needs a hand sometime. Thanks to the generosity of North Olympic Peninsula residents, thousands of people received “a hand up, not a handout” through… Continue reading

Jim’s Pharmacy raises funds for Peninsula Home Fund

Jim’s Pharmacy employees and customers have helped to give the Peninsula Home Fund a good start in the new year. In December,… Continue reading

THANK YOU! Peninsula Home Fund donations at $264,486

1,093 households or groups — contributed $264,486 to the Peninsula Home Fund during the 2016 campaign from Thanksgiving though… Continue reading

Home Fund helps Port Townsend family tackle unexpected expense’s damage

By Diane Urbani de la Paz For Peninsula Daily News EDITOR’S NOTE: For 28 years, Peninsula Daily News readers in Jefferson and Clallam counties have… Continue reading

Contributions to Peninsula Home Fund always welcome

a safety net for local residents when they suddenly face an emergency situation and can’t find help elsewhere — continues… Continue reading

Peninsula Home Fund recipient gives back after aid

Doug Platten crosses himself, in-the-name-of-the-father-son-holy spirit way. But for this lapsed Catholic, it’s a gesture not so much of religiosity as of… Continue reading

College student gets a hand: Home Fund, Peninsula College aid in repairing vehicle

EDITOR’S NOTE: For 28 years, Peninsula Daily News readers in Jefferson and Clallam counties have supported the “hand up, not a handout” Peninsula Home Fund.… Continue reading

Home Fund campaign now in its final stretch

We’re in the home stretch of the Peninsula Home Fund campaign. Although donations are accepted year-round, a special push is made between Thanksgiving and the… Continue reading

Consider Home Fund for last-minute Christmas gifts

Christmas. We all gather with friends and family to share warm homes and hearts, eat homemade… Continue reading