Finding the Helpers

Yakima homeless shelter doubles its capacity

YAKIMA, Wash. —  Camp Hope is converting several portable classrooms into temporary housing, which will more than double capacity at its Yakima homeless shelter. The shelter has been hovering near its current capacity of 100 people, but once they're finished…

Ellensburg Restaurant Month helps local eateries

ELLENSBURG, Wash. — Community members can enter in a raffle to win a gift card to every restaurant in the historic downtown district by playing Ellensburg Restaurant Month Bingo. The event is aimed at getting community members to experience new…

Yakima church offers grants for nonprofits

YAKIMA, Wash. — A Yakima church is offering grants to local nonprofit organizations making a difference in the community. St. Timothy's Episcopal Church — 4105 Richey Rd. — has opened up applications for Ruth Luhman Funds, which accrued from an…

Ellensburg food bank sets up free 'yard sale'

ELLENSBURG, Wash. — An Ellensburg food bank is holding a yard sale this weekend with a twist: everything is free. APOYO Food Bank has been collecting donated furniture, clothing and household items for more than two decades and has stored…

More than 30,000 pounds of food being given away in Pasco this weekend

PASCO, Wash. -- Thousands of pounds of food will be distributed at New Beginnings Christian Community Church in Pasco on Saturday. Volunteers plan to distribute more than 30,000 pounds of food during a drive-thru event. No documentation is required. Everyone…