Wildfires are devastating communities across California, causing more than 300,000 people to evacuate their homes and threatening many more. The Camp Fire in Northern California -- one of three blazing across the state -- is the most destructive in state history. We want to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you find access to shelter. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know the most effective ways to contribute.
"to build the capacity of our community to support children, youth and families to develop the skills and opportunities they need to lead healthy productive lives."
The purpose of the Whatcom Family & Community Network Our purpose is to assure all Whatcom County families and children are safe, healthy, and thriving. WFCN focuses on community organizing at both the neighborhood and county-wide level. We bring together residents and key leaders to solve problems and build on existing community strengths, using the principles of asset-based community development and family support. We believe healthy and well-connected communities are necessary to support healthy families and healthy families are the foundation of a healthy community. "...because we care about ALL of our children." The Whatcom Family & Community Network strives through its partnerships to engage the broad diversity of children, youth, and families in improving their community. One way we do this is by linking community volunteers with families that need some extra support,