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Ben B. Cheney Foundation


The Foundation is active in communities where the Cheney Lumber Company operated. We make grants to organizations helping improve the quality of life in these communities.
About Us

Ben B. Cheney lived life fully and richly, devoting himself to his work, his family and his community. The Ben B. Cheney Foundation strives to carry on his hopes and dreams for the people and communities that he knew and loved.

Our History

Community Stories


Meeting Facility | Yelm, WA

Truly Motivated Transitional Living (TMTL) was formed in 2005 out of the significant need in Yelm and surrounding South Puget Sound area for supportive sober…

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Cold Storage | Tacoma, WA

In 2020 it was common to see news stories, photos, or videos of all types of food distribution sites set up to serve neighbors and…

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