Haggen donates $40,000 to four national parks
Haggen stores are donating more than $40,000 to support the four national parks located in Washington and Oregon. The dollar amount represents two percent of sales on Earth Day from the company’s Washington and Oregon stores. The parks are Olympic National Park, Mount Rainier National Park, North Cascades National Park and Crater Lake National Park.
Bellingham Safeway donates to NorthWest Therapeutic Riding Center
The new Bellingham Safeway donated $10,000 to NorthWest Therapeutic Riding Center to make improvements to its arena. The nonprofit riding center used the money to redo its arena’s surface.
The NorthWest Therapeutic Riding Center provides therapeutic horse rides to people of all ages with autism, Down syndrome, multiple sclerosis, brain injuries, and learning/behavior disabilities.
The riding center will have a ribbon cutting to show off the improved arena at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 5, at 1884 Kelly Road.
Learn more at www.nwtrc.org.
Groups team up for Habitat for Humanity’s Women Build Week
Volunteers from Lowe’s will join Habitat for Humanity in Whatcom county on Saturday, May 9, to help build affordable housing in Bellingham.
Lowe’s donated nearly $2 million to this year’s National Women Build Week, including a $5,000 store gift card to Habitat for Humanity in Whatcom County.