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Introducing Taylor Hanks

Welcome to Taylor Hanks, our new Accounts Receivable Bookkeeper & HR Administrative Assistant. We are so excited to have her as part of the Staff Family. Taylor recently graduated with her bachelor’s degree in Human Resources and is working toward her Master’s degree in Accounting.

Born in Wyoming, she moved to Washington as a teen and has been here ever since. She has 2 brothers and a sister and is currently living in Anacortes. Taylor has a lot of diverse interests! She is an artist and loves crafts of all kinds. She recently started Boxing classes and loves to garden. She wants to travel to Greenland and Iceland someday (among other places) and her goal is to become a Fraud Accountant.

When asked about what she likes about working at Warm Beach, she responded “I love the view and I love working with such great people.”

Welcome Taylor, we are glad you are here!

Not just a Camp, a Sanctuary

Project Sanctuary believes when one person serves the whole family serves. We take a human-centered, solution-based approach to helping military families heal and move forward in life. Through innovative long-term programming focused on connectedness, we restore hope and empower families to recover and thrive. Warm Beach Camp helps us create an environment conducive to healing. With beautiful surroundings and loving staff, the families on our retreats can relax and let down all the walls they have built up. The scenery ...

Just like the Father 

Photo by Ron Lach from Pexels You must be compassionate, just as your Father is compassionate.  Luke 6:36 NLT  https://bible.com/bible/116/luk.6.36.NLT  “You are just like your father” or “You are just like your mother” are phrases describing similarities for the better or worse with those who have raised us.    When Jesus says “ just as your Father in Heaven is, so we should be” it is a big statement to receive.  As a Father of 9 children, I know that my contribution to their lives is mixed, because I have done some really good things while also ...

The Lights of Christmas: A Community Event

Our community is a huge part of who we are as The Lights of Christmas. Our staff and volunteers help put the event together, local businesses help with promotion, donors support the big picture, and the people attend the event with their friends and family. Over the last year, we worked to create bigger and brighter displays and I am excited for what we are accomplishing together. Volunteers were here all summer working on new displays like Icicle Falls, The ...