Woven into the fabric of everyday life in Skagit County, it’s committed to supporting and improving the communities its employees and contractors call home.

People from the refinery are actively involved in area civic, social, church, and school organizations. Throughout the year, employee teams participate in various local events and community service projects ranging from holiday parades to fundraisers.

The refinery itself has a rich history of contributing to a wide range of local charities and sponsoring events and programs to help support them. Its focus primarily is on organizations and programs that:

  • Protect the environment
  • Or enhance the education of area young people and adults, especially those for whom these opportunities are not readily available

Here are just some of the many organizations that have received refinery support:

  • Adopt-A-Family Program
  • Anacortes Chamber of Commerce
  • Anacortes Library
  • Anacortes Waterfront Festival
  • Boy Scouts
  • Boys & Girls Club
  • Burn Children Recovery Foundation
  • Economic Development Association of Skagit County
  • Friends of the Forest
  • Humane Society of Skagit Valley
  • Little Leagues
  • Multiple Sclerosis Society
  • Northwest Minority Business Council
  • North Cascades Institute
  • Northwest Children's Theater
  • Padilla Bay Foundation
  • Parks and Recreation Departments of Anacortes, Bellingham and Skagit County
  • Schools in Anacortes, La Conner, Mount Vernon
  • Skagit/Island Tech Prep
  • Skagit Valley College
  • United Way of Skagit County
  • Upper Skagit Bald Eagle Festival
  • WSU Cooperative Extension Beachwatchers
  • Wolf Hollow Wildlife Refuge

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