Extraordinary Stories

The women and girls we serve are some of the most courageous, powerful and inspiring people you’ll ever meet. Each and every one of them is a superhero and we are honored to share their stories with you.


The Live Your Dream Award assists women who provide the primary source of financial support for their families by giving them resources to help improve their education skills and employment prospects. Eligible applicants must be enrolled in a technical skills training program, or an undergraduate degree program and they must demonstrate financial need.

Chardonney Porter

Chardonney Porter received a LYD Award in the amount of $2,000. The mother of two is a Peninsula College student…

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Kristal Holladay

Kristal Holladay was awarded a $1,000 LYD Award. The Peninsula College student is enrolled in the welding program and plans…

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Past Recipients

Kelly Hall

Kelly Hall is a resident of Port Angeles. She grew up in an unstable single-parent home, a survivor of abuse…

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Julie Hayduk

“I am a 35-year-old female resident of Port Angeles with an extensive background in healthcare. I am beyond excited that…

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