New for 2020: Options for US Donors

New for 2020: Options for US Donors

The Cortes Community Housing Fund has been established in partnership with the Tides Foundation, as one of their global support initiatives. If you live in the USA and vacation or own property on Cortes Island, you’ll now be able to receive a US tax deductible receipt...

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Dream Big, Think Small

Dream Big, Think Small

Covid-19 has changed everything, hasn’t it? Many of us are spending the majority of our time in our homes and gardens, which isn’t so different from usual at this time of year. But things feel different--we have a different sense of perspective, a deeper gratitude for...

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Our Seniors Village Expansion Team

Our Seniors Village Expansion Team

It’s official! The Cortes Island Seniors Society is pleased to announce that we have broken ground for the expansion of the Seniors Village. Four new units will be added to the existing six, allowing more seniors to stay rooted in their island home and community. We...

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Breaking Ground

Breaking Ground

Breaking Ground Seniors with low incomes will soon benefit from 4 new affordable rental homes, as construction begins on the expansion of the Cortes Island Seniors Village.  With more affordable, accessible homes that allow seniors to stay, our community is made...

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Some Good News

Some Good News

Well, we are navigating some strange times together. Cortes Community Housing continues to plug away at what we can. Here are some happy updates: 1) The Housing Committee hired Miranda Cross and Thomas Biebighauser to development a Stormwater Management framework as...

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A Tale of Two Housing Initiatives

A Tale of Two Housing Initiatives

Manda Aufochs Gillespie of FolkU fame recently interviewed Sandra Wood of Cortes Community Housing. Sandra is the Project Coordinator for the Housing Committee, which is spear-heading the upcoming expansion to the existing seniors village and heading up the Rainbow...

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Love For You – Love For Housing

Love For You – Love For Housing

As we inch our way out of the depths of winter, our attentions turn to new beginnings, fresh possibilities and ways to take better care of ourselves. Throughout February, Lisa Day of Rites of Spirit is generously donating a percentage of her massage earnings to the...

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