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The Pilchuck Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit community supported foundation focused on assisting the police and fire departments of Granite Falls, Washington in obtaining unfunded equipment, technology, and training.  In addition, the Foundation supports a scholarship program for graduates of the Granite Falls (WA) High School and the Crossroads Alternative High School (WA) who are interested in pursuing careers in fire safety or law enforcement.

2016 Pilchuck Foundation Board of Directors:

  • Catherine Anderson, Chair, Catherine.Anderson@PilchuckFoundation.org
  • Judy Byrd, Retired
  • Fred Cruger, Planning Commissioner, Granite Falls Historical Society
  • Greg Flaucher, Hospice Nurse
  • Linda Hall, Superintendent of the Granite Falls School District
  • Bob Littlejohn, Owner Littlejohn Services
  • Heidi Thaut, Principal, Granite Falls School DistrictBoard Member Vervia Gabriel passed away May 17, 2015.  She was a vital presence to our Foundation, and to the greater Granite Falls community.  We honor her memory.

Advisory roles

  • Police Chief Christopher Ferreira
  • Fire Chief Jim Haverfield


  • Ken Shefveland
  • Dennis Taylor
  • Mary Wysocki

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Our mailing address:

Pilchuck Foundation

P.O. Box 1337

Granite Falls, WA 98252