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Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Stephanie was referred to the Oasis Teen Shelter by a hospital Social Worker after a suicide attempt. Her parents are divorced and there was a lot of family turmoil, making it difficult to cope. Oasis welcomed Stephanie and initiated intensive case...
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
We are extremely pleased to report that, with the support of the Cargill donation, we will be able to scholarship one foster child for full time care this summer in our Early Learning programs, and 14 camper weeks for families needing support for...
Monday, August 22, 2016
AOA participants went to watch the Mariners vs. St. Louis Cardinals game on June 26th.  Either a lot of folks who live in the Northwest are from St. Louis, or the Cardinals are such a successful team, but almost half the crowd was sporting Cardinal...
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
We have been making great strides towards a new Skagit Valley Family YMCA facility! Check out our front page article in the Skagit Valley Herald: click here to view article
Friday, July 22, 2016
MOUNT VERNON — Love. Anxiety. Sadness.Jordyn Mott, a 17-year-old junior at Burlington-Edison High School, illustrated each of these emotions as facial expressions on a piece of paper.These were the emotions she chose to express as she thought of the...
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
For many youth that grew up in the Skagit Valley in the 1940’s-1980’s, the Tri-Hi-Y Program was part of their childhood memories. Raising funds for good causes, spending time at the YMCA on Fulton Street, and hosting banquets and social events were...
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
For three days in March, the YMCA Oasis Daylight Center received a special visit from an international art project. Beginning at LaVenture Middle School in Mount Vernon, a mural facilitated by artist Benjamin Swatez made its way to a Syrian refugee...
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Brandon Constantine has been coaching YMCA indoor soccer teams for the past several years. His son Ashton and daughter Emma both play outdoor soccer in the Fall, which he coaches, and the kids join the YMCA indoor league in the Winter to get more...
Tuesday, June 28, 2016
Darlys Jacobsen is a YMCA Swim Mom through and through. Three of her five children have competed on the YMCA Chinook Swim Team over the years and all five children learned to swim in the YMCA pool.Allie (Thomas) Boe, now 30, was the first Chinook...
Wednesday, May 4, 2016
"If it weren't for Oasis, I don't know where I would be now. I very well could have become a victim of human trafficking, or fallen into a lifetime of drug addiction, or dead. I want to thank you for saving my life and for changing my perception of...

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