From the Thurston Economic Development Council (EDC)
2012 Annual Meeting & Business Recognition Awards
“The Thurston EDC is proud to acknowledge the significant role that private business and non-profit organizations play in creating a healthy and diverse economy throughout our community. The EDC recognizes and encourages innovation, entrepreneurship, and commitment to community. Please join us in honoring the accomplishments of these outstanding Thurston County businesses and organizations.”
Thurston County has one of the highest concentrations of non-profits per capita in Washington State and this category acknowledges their contribution to the overall health of the county.
Non-profit of the year: Faith Harvest Helpers -Yelm
Dale Richardson from Yelm Prairie Christian Center featured, who said,
“approximately 100-180 people a day come through that [food distribution center],” for free food.
Read more about Faith Harvest Helpers on Facebook.