Children of Robert and Nadine Warren established the Warren Community Action Fund in the amount of $1 million to honor their parents. The Fund will be used to support projects and nonprofit organizations in Columbia and Walla Walla counties in Washington relating to various social and civic causes, including projects relating to health, education, and historical preservation. The family will have some say in the distribution of the funds.
The Fund will be operated under the Blue Mountain Community Foundation, which focuses on improving the health of the residents of Walla Walla, Columbia, and Garfield counties in Washington and Umatilla County in Oregon. The Foundation has more than $38 million in assets and distributes approximately $1.5 million in grants and scholarships per year.
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