Contribute to fund for workers impacted by virus decisions

Dear Friends and Neighbors,

The Coronavirus is impacting our community hard. Many people are staying home, self-isolating. Island businesses are not being frequented as much. Events are being canceled. The schools have closed.

As a consequence, some workers are being furloughed, getting fewer hours. This will make it harder for many next months when rent and utility bills come due. Many people have asked how can they help.

The Vashon Interfaith Council to Prevent Homelessness (IFCH) has agreed to help workers who have less income because of the coronavirus with part of their rent and utilities. But to make this really possible and effective we are asking you to help contribute to this fund.

You can make a donation online: go to and hit the “donate” button on the right or you can mail a check payable to IFCH.


P.O. Box 330

Vashon, Wash. 98070

Please note the word “virus” on either the comment line online or on the memo on the check, so this money can be designated specifically for this purpose.

Thank you for making Vashon the best caring community.

— Jeanne Dougherty and Hilary Emmer