To enrich people’s lives where we work and where our employees live. Our primary focus is to support activities which bring people together and provide opportunities to learn and grow. We feel this support fosters strong community members.

Washington Fruit gives back to our community by contributing to the following local programs:

Blossoms Early Learning Center

Blossoms Early Learning Center is a state-of-the-art preschool and child care program serving 3- to 4-year-old children. The caring and qualified teachers work with the children to build the skills necessary for success in kindergarten and beyond.

Growing Great Learners

Growing Great Learners serves preschool-aged children in Royal City, Washington. The instructional materials provide the children with an opportunity to learn basic skills before entering the school system.

La Casa Hogar 

La Casa Hogar exists to provide a range of practical education and self-development opportunities especially suited to the needs of Latino immigrant families in the Yakima Valley.

Washington Apple Education Foundation 

WAEF impacts the lives of those connected to Washington State’s apple, cherry and pear crops through educational opportunities. The organization supports college-bound young people, provides scholarship training, and funds the work of organizations providing scholastic assistance to farmworker families.

Children’s Village

Children’s Village is an organization dedicated to meeting the needs of children with special health care needs in the Yakima Valley. The organization has enabled children to have access to the vital services they need in their community.

Madison House 

A community youth center dedicated to serving kids surrounded by intergenerational poverty, substance abuse and gang activity in Yakima. The center has aimed to broaden the horizons of our kids by providing homework help, guidance in personal responsibility, encouragement in character growth and a knowledge of the Lord.

Yakima Valley Museum

A museum offering historical exhibits of the Yakima Valley—showcasing the Valley’s natural history, cultural objects, pioneer life, early city life, and the roots of the Valley’s fruit industry.

Washington Fruit Community Center

The Community Center is used by both Yakima Police Activities League (YPAL) and the Gang Free Initiative’s (GFI) Northeast Yakima Youth and Family Development Center.

Vision for Independence Center 

VIC is a non-profit organization providing services for people with vision loss in Central Washington dedicated to maximizing the quality of life for people with vision loss.