Stillaguamish Tribe Donates to Local Fire Departments

ARLINGTON, Wash. (May 24, 2024) – The Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians presented three checks for a total of $488,546 to local fire districts to support the community. The donations were presented to Snohomish County Fire District #22 – $168,546, Island County Fire District #1 Camano Island Fire & Rescue – $170,000, and Skagit County Fire District #15 -$150,000.

These donations will help fund initiatives of each respective department that allow them to better serve residents in emergency situations. The financial support will be utilized to purchase essential equipment, and improve overall response capabilities, ensuring that the communities are well-prepared for any emergencies that may arise.

“The Stillaguamish Tribe is deeply committed to supporting the local community and enhancing public safety,” said Eric White, Tribal Chairman. “These donations reflect our ongoing dedication to ensuring that our local fire districts have the resources they need to protect and serve our residents effectively. We believe in building strong, resilient communities, and we are honored to contribute to critically helpful causes.”

About Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians

The Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians is a federally recognized Native American Tribe signatory to the 1855 Treaty of Point Elliot. Since time immemorial our ancestors have resided on the delta, and main branch of the Stillaguamish River, as well as the north and south forks, near present day Arlington and Stanwood, Washington. Today, Stillaguamish maintains several tribal facilities and businesses, and is known for our rich cultural heritage which includes traditional practices such as fishing, hunting, and gathering. The Tribe is actively involved in preserving their language, culture, and natural resources while also advancing our community and economic development.

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