EvCC students, port of Everett collecting gifts of warmth for needy families
August 28, 2008 · Updated 9:24 AM
EVERETT Everett Community College students and the Port of Everett are collecting new winter hats, scarves, gloves and socks for the Snohomish Food Bank.
The items will be donated to needy families in Snohomish County.
Families who need food banks often stand in lines outside the buildingfor several hours waiting for the facility to open. Students and the
Port also want to help kids stay warm on their way to school.
Everett Community College will be collecting donations through Dec. 22.
The donations will accompany holiday food boxes given to needy families during the holidays.
Donors are being asked to give a complete gift bag stocking hat, scarf, two pairs of gloves, a package of socks single items or financial contributions toward the purchase of these items. The average price of a gift bag is $10.50.
For more information or to drop off a donation, contact June Dolder, EvCC Students in Service Coordinator, 425-388-9037 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Items can also be dropped off at the Everett Community College Students in Service office, Rainier Hall 301, 2000 Tower St.