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AmeriCorps Opportunities

AmeriCorps Opportunities

Gabby Ryan, our neighborhood staff liaison, wanted to share this opportunity for community members to serve in the Spokane County United Way’s AmeriCorps VISTA Program. She stated in her email: It’s often described as the domestic Peace Corps, and allows for folks to do intentional and impactful community-based work. Being an AmeriCorps VISTA was what allowed for me to begin my work in the Spokane community, as I served as the AmeriCorps VISTA in Eastern Washington University’s Office of Community…

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Feedback Requested – Downtown Plan Update

Feedback Requested – Downtown Plan Update

The Downtown Spokane Partnership and the City of Spokane have begun the process to create a new plan for Downtown. The last plan was adopted in 2008 and the new plan will address the next 10 years. View the Plan’s public workshop and survey summaries. The City would like to know whether you and your neighbors believe the Plan draft accurately reflects that process. Send initial comments to the project email info@spokanedowntownplan.org by March 16, 2021. Overview presentation given to the City…

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Paws on Patrol and Mounted Patrol Unit Are Back in Action

Paws on Patrol and Mounted Patrol Unit Are Back in Action

Now that summer is here, Spokane C.O.P.S. are moving forward with Paws on Patrol and the Mounted Patrol Unit! They still social distancing and wearing masks, but they are out there! Join up with Paws on Patrol today to fight back against crime in a “pawsitive” way as we get together to keep our neighborhoods safe. The Mounted Patrol will be at Corbin Park this summer. Sunday, July 12th – 12:00-1:00pm Saturday, July 18th – 12:00-1:00pm Thursday, August 6th – 12:00-1:00pm Sunday, August…

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Get Help to Buy Food During School Closures

Get Help to Buy Food During School Closures

Families with school-age children may be eligible for new food benefits to help buy groceries. The Pandemic EBT Emergency School Meals Program (P-EBT) provides a one-time benefit for families who qualify for the program – up to $399 per eligible child in each household.  To receive these benefits families must apply by June 30, 2020. To learn who is eligible, and how to apply, for P-EBT benefits, please view Spokane Regional Health District’s Facebook video.