Neil Parekh
Vice President of Marketing & Communications

United Way Disaster Recovery Fund for Mudslide Relief

Darrington Families:
To receive direct help/financial support, call North Counties' Family Services at 425.320.6996.

Arlington/Oso Families:
To receive direct help/financial support, call 360.913.5412. The Arlington Family Resource Project is located at the new location of the Arlington Food Bank in the Arlington airport complex at 19118 63rd Ave NE.

Latest Updates

April 29: Chinese American community in Seattle contributes $50,000 to relief efforts

April 28: $10,000 to support youth sports in Darrington

April 26: United Way and Department of Commerce join together to offer $300K to Hampton Mill in Darrington

April 21: Another $400K for families affected by 530 landslide

April 18: $366,696 helping Oso and Darrington families meet immediate needs

April 16: United Way of Weld County (Colorado) pays it forward

To read more posts, visit our Disaster Recovery Fund blog.

Want to help?

United Way of Snohomish County: Give Now to the Recovery FundOur Disaster Recovery Fund for Mudslide Relief will help the families, communities and community service agencies affected by the 530 Mudslide disaster. 100% of these contributions are going to current and long-term recovery efforts thanks, in part, to a $10,000 gift from Premera Blue Cross.

Please give.

It takes a village

In addition to our Disaster Recovery Fund, several other organizations—including the American Red Cross Snohomish County Chapter, Cascade Valley Hospital Foundation, Catholic Community Services, Coastal Community Bank, Greater Everett Community Foundation and The Salvation Army—are raising money to support the recovery and relief efforts.

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How much have we raised so far? How much have we distributed?

As of Tuesday, July 29, we have raised $2,543,283.40 from numerous corporations and foundations, and 12,063 individual contributors; we have distributed $1,292,500 to assist recovery efforts in the affected communities.

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Corporate and Foundation Support

Numerous corporations and foundations have made gifts to the United Way Disaster Recovery Fund for Mudslide Relief.

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Volunteer Opportunities
Related to the 530 Slide

Volunteers will play an integral role in rebuilding the community in Oso, WA. Help ensure that volunteer needs are met. Visit our SR 520 Slide volunteer page, where nonprofit agencies can post volunteer opportunities, and volunteers can search for ways to help.

Get involved.

Paid Opportunities
Related to the 530 Slide

A small number of paid spotter positions may be available via the Washington Department of Transportation. For information and to sign up for those limited opportunities please visit the WSDOT SR530 Employment Opportunities page.

Sign up.

News Coverage

The Herald
4/7: How groups are managing millions in Oso mudslide aid
4/6: $456,000 distributed in emergency aid is just the start (op-ed by United Way)
4/2: United Way donation offers new resource for victims
4/1: United Way donating $525 to relief effort
3/30: The long trek to normalcy (editorial)
3/28: Donations large and small pour in for Oso mudslide victims
3/26: Nonprofits gear up as contributions pour in
3/25: United Way fund launched for Oso mudslide relief

4/4: United Way check presentation on KOMO First News @ 4
4/2: Dr. Dennis Smith on KOMO's First News @ 4
3/27: United Way of Snohomish County disaster relief for Oso mudslide
3/25: KOMO partners with United Way to raise funds for landslide victims

4/2: People affected by mudslide to receive more financial help

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