CPOA Donations and Activities during 2019

Happy 2020! As we roll into the new year, here’s a look back on some of the good things LCR CPOA Chapter accomplished last year.

  • Assisted 5 members in getting home to bereave loved ones, from deployment locations  
  • Provided over $30k in donations to the “Be the Light” food pantry & individual units in the AOR during the gov’t shutdown
  • Sponsored an open house and water safety pool day at The Astoria Aquatic center open to all members
  • Sponsored and hosted a show and shine car show with face painting and lunch for participants
  • Partnered with Ft George in support of SECTOR Columbia Rivers Coast Guard Day event
  • Gave financial donation to support MSU PDX for CG Day
  • Purchased a pair of Blazers tickets available to all members in AOR to purchase at a discount.
  • Boy Scout Pack 509 supported new members and Troop fundraising
  • Supported & coordinated events surrounding the “Heroes of the Sea” fishing derby, highlighting the work of our chapter and the work that we do every day, doubling our chapter fundraising on this event from previous year.
  • Financial assistance for several members whose dependents spent long term stays in children’s hospitals
  • Assisted member with dependent diagnosed with leukemia, purchased hypo allergenic mattress for the dependent and contracted a deep house clean to disinfect so the child could return home lessening the opportunity for new infections.
  • Continued the CPOA scholarship at Clatsop Community College
  • Partnered with the Astoria/ Warrenton Chamber of commerce in supporting the Crab & Wine Fest
  • Continued partnership with LCYSA cleaning & painting concession facilities & providing 8 weekends of concession services
  • Purchased nearly $3k worth of fitness equipment for the Sector Columbia River gym rehab.
  • Supported Astoria H.S. Robotics team
  • Supported Astoria H.S. Dance team
  • Supported Astoria Honor Society
  • Assembled newborn gift baskets and distributed to new arrivals to the SECTOR families
  • Supported Columbia River Youth baseball team “the Chiefs”
  • Assisted in child proofing equipment for family in housing with special needs dependent
  • Supported the SECTOR SANTA event and purchased a gift for each child at that attended
  • Donated a truck load of toys to the Astoria Armory Christmas event for children in need

Donated to:

  • The Assistance League of the Columbia Pacific
  • Astoria Warming Shelter
  • The River Folk project in Astoria