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14 Spokane Organizations to Support on Giving Tuesday

November 28, 2023 • General News

14 Spokane Non Profit Organizations to Help and Give to On Giving Tuesday and BeyondLooking for worthy causes to contribute to on Giving Tuesday? Check out our curated list of 14 local non-profit organizations that we have both sponsored and volunteered with at Canopy. These community partners are making a real difference and your support can help them continue their vital work.

  1. Boys and Girls ClubThe Boys and Girls Club is committed to nurturing the potential in all Club members by creating an inclusive, safe, and equity minded experience dedicated to removing barriers that may be negatively impacting our community.  This commitment connects our partners, youth, communities, and staff to ensure success.  
  2. Carl Maxey Center – The Carl Maxey Center (CMC) is a Black-led and Black-centered non-profit, 501c3 organization, based in the East Central neighborhood of Spokane, Washington. CMC is both a neighborhood cultural center and gathering place, as well as a community based organization that provides programs and services focused on addressing the needs of Spokane's African American/Black community. Canopy provides sponsorship dollars, 1-on-1 financial coaching, and financial education workshops for staff and participants of this organization. 
  3. Christ’s KitchenThis non-profit helps homeless women receive job training, education, and housing resources. Canopy is proud to provide financial education workshops, 1-on-1 financial coaching, and sponsorships to this organization. 
  4. Nuestras Raices, Hispanic Business Professional Association (HBPA) – HBPA is focused on providing community resources, growth, and education to Hispanic families in the Spokane community. Canopy is happy to provide sponsorships, bilingual financial education workshops, and 1-on-1 financial workshops. These workshops focus on increasing access to financial education to our Hispanic community.  
  5. Lumen High SchoolLumen High School is a public charter school that is committed to empowering two generations by providing high academic standards, a specialized early learning center and wrap around supports to meet the layered needs of teen parents. Recently, Canopy provided a year of financial education workshops for this school of teen-parents, and continues to provide leaderships and conference opportunities for their students.
  6. Manzanita House – Manzanita House is a local 501(c)(3) nonprofit based in Spokane, WA created with a commitment to the development of our community and collaborative solutions that view all stakeholders as equals. The name was inspired by the resilience of the Manzanita plant that withstands and thrives in the wake of wildfires, as we see this resiliency in the immigrant community. Canopy provides bilingual/translated workshops in Arabic, and will be expanding to Russian and Ukraine workshops. This will allow for access to financial education that has not been met before. 
  7. North East Community Center – The North East Community Center improves the quality of life of residents in northeast Spokane, with emphasis on social, health, economic, educational and recreational needs. Canopy provides financial literacy workshops via a modular cohort format for at-risk participants of this organization. These groups are connected with various resources in their community that lead to financial wellness. 
  8. Northeast Youth & Family Services (NEYFS) – NEYFS is a family resource center committed to empowering generations by providing access and support to children and their families in Northeast Spokane. To better connect children, youth, and families to resources in the community. Canopy proudly offers monthly financial education workshops to participants of this organization. 
  9. Second Harvest – Fighting hunger, feeding hope: Second Harvest brings community resources together to feed people in need through empowerment, education and partnerships.​ Through strong business connections, Canopy has become a main referral service for 1-on-1 financial coaching sessions for families and participants of this organization. Those who fall into those categories often have a significant financial need. Canopy financial coaches are able to setup plans for these participants that lead to financial wellness. 
  10. Transitions - Transitions works to end poverty and homelessness for women and children in Spokane. Canopy offers financial education workshops and 1-on-1 financial coaching for this organization. 
  11. Volunteers of America This organization provides wrap-around services to foster youth and at risk youth. Canopy provides education for at-risk youth, as well as the staff of VOA. These youth are often connected to the foster system and do not have other reliable sources for this information. 
  12. West Central Community Center This organization provides childcare, health and nutrition services, a medical clinic, programs for developmentally disabled adults, and recreation activities for youth and adults. Canopy assists in providing financial education, helping individuals move from a financial surviving to financially thriving state. 
  13. Youth for Christ – This organization provides education, safety, and resources to some of Spokane’s most underserved neighbors. Canopy works with this organization in providing financial education for youth ranging from 12-19 years of age. Canopy additionally provides resources for these youth to keep their funds secure and safe. 
  14. Habitat for Humanity – Habitat for Humanity partners with people in Spokane County, and all over the world, to help them build or improve a place they can call home. Habitat homeowners help build their own homes alongside volunteers and pay an affordable mortgage. Canopy recently help a build day with Habitat where staff and credit union members came together to work on a home in our local area for one of the many families Habitat is helping to achive a more secure way of living and financial stability.

Supporting these local non-profit organizations on Giving Tuesday and beyond is a powerful way to contribute to your community. Each of these organizations is dedicated to making a positive impact, and your donations volunteer hours, and social shares can help them continue their important work. Thank you for considering one or more of these organizations to support and make a difference this Giving Tuesday!

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