COVID-19 Response Funds

News & Announcements

Community Foundation of South Puget Sound and United Way of Mason County announce closure of Mason County COVID-19 Response Fund

One year after inception, the Mason County COVID-19 Response Fund has closed. In total $154,000 in grants from this fund supported local nonprofits working to address the health and economic impacts of the pandemic and to help disproportionately affected individuals and families

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Senior Services COVID-19 Response Keeps Local Seniors Safe and Connected

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a time of isolation and vulnerability for high-risk groups. However, with support from a generous community, Senior Services continues to make sure that local seniors remain cared for and connected.

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Mason County COVID-19 Response Fund Update

Mason County United Way and the Community Foundation of South Puget Sound have responded to COVID-19 with a respond fund that is supporting individuals and families that are the most disproportionately impacted by the economic fallout of the pandemic. So far, the Mason County COVID-19 Response Fund has distributed $44,500 and counting to targeted areas in Mason County where there is the most need. This includes community food banks, housing programs, and senior meal programs.

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Thurston County COVID-19 Response Fund Serves Local Needs

TOGETHER!’s shopping list for families in need included grocery items such as ramen, cereal, granola bars, pasta sauce, instant macaroni and cheese, canned fruits, vegetables, and chicken, as well as hygiene items such as powdered laundry detergent, diapers, baby wipes and formula. In normal times, these items would be easy to acquire, but these are not normal times.

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Seniors and Infants Receive Help from Thurston County COVID-19 Response Fund

As our community continues to confront the COVID-19 pandemic, two organizations have come together to create the Thurston County COVID-19 Response Fund in support of vital nonprofits, individuals and vulnerable families. United Way of Thurston County (UWTC) and Community Foundation of South Puget Sound (CFSPS) launched the fund on March 16. They immediately received an influx of donations made by generous community members and businesses.

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COVID-19 Response Fund Media Coverage

Follow the media's coverage of our COVID-19 Response Funds in Thurston, Mason, and Lewis Counties.

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