When You Work with Coldwell Banker Tara Properties...You Invest in Your Community!
To date, Coldwell Banker Tara Properties' Agents have contributed over $352,000 ($100,000 in scholarships) through the company's "Community Fund" for people in need and for community agencies and schools on Whidbey Island. Many of our agents are personally involved with these worthwhile causes. Here are just some of the recipients:
Habitat for Humanity Habitat for Humanity of Island County is run by a tight-knit set of committees covering all elements needed to build homes. From fundraising to site selection to building to organizing volunteers - we have it covered!
South Whidbey Schools Foundation Provides financial support for projects outside the scope of the school district budget which foster educational excellence and innovative process for the benefit of students; recognizes and rewards teaching excellence; serves as the administrative agency for numerous gifts and federal grants.
Big Brothers/Big Sisters The goal of Big Brothers Big Sisters is to reinforce positive attributes in children helping them to become confident, caring and competent adults within their communities.
Good Cheer Food Bank Good Cheer is committed to creating a hunger-free community on South Whidbey Island.
Help House Food Bank Food Bank serving residents of North Whidbey Island- Oak Harbor to Greenbank.
WSU Beachwatchers Island County Beach Watchers initiate and volunteer to improve, maintain and protect a thriving Puget Sound ecosystem through education, community outreach, stewardship, and research.
South Whidbey Parks & Recreation provides all residents and visitors in the district a variety of recreational activities and facilities, educational and healthful, providing opportunities for individuals and our community to play well together.
South Whidbey Rotary The Object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise.
South Whidbey Historical Society The mission of the South Whidbey Historical Society is to discover, collect, and preserve artifacts and information which reflect the history of South Whidbey.
Whidbey Children's Theater is dedicated to making a difference in the lives of children by creating opportunities for them to discover, experience and participate in the performing arts.
Readiness to Learn Foundation The goal is to create a committed partnership among schools, families and communities that will provide opportunities for all young people to achieve at their highest learning potential.
SW Youth Connection fosters healthy youth development by offering drug-and violence-free opportunities for area teens in a safe and nurturing environment.
WAIF (Whidbey Animals Improvement Foundation) WAIF is dedicated to provide food, shelter, veterinary care, and nurturing to displaced pets until loving homes can be found for them.
CADA (Citizens Against Domestic Abuse) provides free, confidential assistance for victims of domestic violence, dating violence, rape, child sexual abuse and sexual harassment.
M-Bar-C Forgotten Children Wrapped gifts provided for approximately 900 families and 2900 children so they are not forgotten at Christmas
South Whidbey Tilth Assn promotes environmentally sound and sustainable agriculture, devoted to learning about and promoting ways in which to raise food, ornamentals, other farm crops and farm animals without damage to the environment.
Whidbey Dance Theater promotes dance as a significant cultural resource for Whidbey Island and the surrounding communities, and to provide pre-professional experience for outstanding young dancers.
Island County Fair Young people share their interests and development through various projects chosen for recreation and learning, & also provides entertainment and a place for all of us to gather with family and friends.
Back to School Project The charitable effort sponsored by the Readiness To Learn Foundation and the Family Resource Center, gathers community donations to help outfit students who may not be able to afford essential items.
Helping Hands Fund Supplies fund to those in need, marriage counseling, and referral services
Hearts and Hammers an annual one-day blitz to repair and rehabilitate the homes of homeowners physically or financially unable to do so alone.
Soroptimist International Women business owners, managers, and professionals provide service and financial support to advance the status of women.
Whidbey Island Center for the Arts (WICA) Provide and maintain a community arts facility, promote & develop diverse programs of entertainment, education, and cultural enrichment
Oak Harbor Youth Football Provides a positive learning environment for children ages 7-14 in the Oak Harbor area that want to participate in tackle football and cheerleading activities.
Clinton Progressive Assn Purposes include social activities, community services, discussion of community issues, uses fostering community-based businesses and other activities providing a benefit to the Clinton community
Island County Historical Society Mission has been dedicated to the collection, preservation, and interpretation of Island County's rich and unique cultural heritage and history.
College Scholarships - South Whidbey High, Coupeville High, and Oak Harbor High providing needed funds for the further education of Whidbey Island students
Enso House A home for people of all faiths who desire comfort care at the end of life, providing a peaceful setting conducive to reflection, meditation and spiritual healing.
Whidbey General Hospital Provides excellent patient-centered care at the lowest feasible cost to our community