The 2023-2024 CommuniCare Grant Awards Ceremony season has officially begun!

North Coast schools kicked of this month’s marathon of festivities. Astoria High School, Astoria Middle School, Seaside High School, and Warrenton High School presented their grants on Tuesday, May 7th to a full room of friends and community members at the Astoria Golf & Country Club. Nearly 100 student leaders from four grantmaking groups raised more than $64,400 this year that will be awarded to area non-profits and school programs.

Eastern Oregon grantmakers closed out Week 1 with a sunny celebration on Thursday, May 9th in Hermiston. Students from Hermiston High School, Nixyรกawii Community School, Pendleton High School and Umatilla High School welcomed Weston-McEwen High School grantmakers into the CommuniCare family. Cheers to a successful first year, Weston-McEwen. The first of many! Over 100 student leaders from these five groups raised nearly $77,800 this year that will be awarded to area non-profitsย and school programs.