For 60 years, when your neighbors have needed critical services, United Good Neighbors of Jefferson County has been there. UGN is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that helps provide funding for, and raise awareness of critical social services in our community.How does it work? Donors make a financial contribution to UGN. We pool all contributions and provide funding to programs based on the criteria listed below. We also let donors select specific programs if desired.
In 2017, UGN will help our nonprofit partners provide emergency, senior, youth, and community services to neighbors in Port Townsend, Port Hadlock, Chimacum, Port Ludlow, and surrounding areas.
Through a rigorous and evaluation-based model, UGN:
Rose Lincoln Hamilton, Retired, President and CEO, Greater Tacoma Community Foundation
Claudia Edmondson, Ph.D., ED, Camp Beausite
Le Hornbeck, Secretary, retired, former owner of PT Computers, Inc.
Joyce Cardinal, Chief Nurse Executive, Jefferson Healthcare
Linda Herzog, Retired, City Government Executive
Laurie Liske, Branch Manager, Port Townsend First Federal Savings and Loan
Ned Luce, Retireds, IBM; Former VP Operations for Clune & Associates
Earll Murman, Ford Professor of Engineering Emeritus, MIT
Kris Nelson, Owner, Alchemy, Sirens & Old Whiskey Mill
Liesl Slabaugh, Development Director at PT Marine Science Center
Doug Van Allen, Retired, Senior Financial Advisor
2-1-1 is an easy-to-remember telephone number that connects people with important community services and volunteer opportunities.