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The Friend Fund is a local non profit in the Columbia River Gorge that helps families in need of things like diapers, wipes and bottles etc.The Friend Fund is for anyone who could use a little assistance. Down the road we would love to be able to expand, assist with tuition and provide classes for the whole family unit.

You can apply for the Friend Fund by filling out at application below.

If you're a local business looking to donate or be a sponsor for an upcoming event please fill out the contact form below and well get back to you via email.

thank you,

Katie Swafford Founder &
Cara McNulty President

Katie and Cara are locals in the Columbia river gorge who are opening a day care in Parkdale at the Parkdale Community Church. Cara is a Parkdale local multi business owner who has a passion for building businesses and helping the community. Katie is local Child Care Provider in the Dalles who has a passion for teaching and is earning her degree in Early Childhood Education. Together Cara and Katie plan to help the community in the day care world and give back through the friend fund.

Check out more about our past events and sponsors we've worked with previously below.


Photos With Santa


Hood River

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