Holiday Market Charities This Year

All proceeds from the St. Augustine’s 2021 Holiday Market will go to these two charities:

Good Cheer Food Bank

Island County Veterans Services

Good Cheer Food Bank

The mission of Good Cheer is to end hunger in South Whidbey. Our food pantry provides a variety of fresh food to our community freely, without bias or documentation. We partner with local farms with a Farm to Food Pantry program to increase availability of local produce.

All of us at Good Cheer Food Bank can heartily agree that we are most grateful for the beautiful way our community comes together during a crisis. The pandemic has been a challenge for our community in ways well beyond the immediate need for food. Our dream has been to bring food bank shoppers and local support services together under one roof.

This dream is the inspiration for an exciting project. We are building a Community Connection Center at our food bank. This will house an exciting new program that will address the root causes of hunger in a way that is tailored to individual need. We need our community more than ever to help us make this dream come true.

Island County Veterans Services

The Island County Veterans Services program assists Veterans and their family members when they experience temporary financial hardship. The Veterans Assistance Fund provides limited emergency assistance to eligible Veterans and their dependents. The program is here to ease the stress by providing financial assistance, resources, liaison, burial assistance and referrals to social services.  

For more Information and resources for Whidbey and Camano Island Veteran residents please contact: Cynthia Jennings at (360) 632-7328, (360) 678-7805 or by email at IslandCountyVeterans@islandcountywa.gov. The address to the Island County Veterans Resource Services office is 105 NW 1st St, Coupeville, WA 98239.