This time of year reminds us all of what is most important in our lives. We spend time with friends and family, we enjoy ourselves and we give back. From December 1 thru December 17th, twelve local businesses will be coming together with Hope Creek Charitable Foundation to support twelve local charities by collecting items needed to support, assist and bless that charity.
Abramson Family Chiropractic, Holistic Family Medicine, and Besides Still Waters in Everett– SponsoringHope Creek Charitable Foundation- Tailgate Program. Having a meal is one thing, having it hot is another thing. Adding in a smile, a hug, or a kind word takes that one hot meal and makes it fuel for that person to thrive.
Donations: Winter Socks, Winter Coats, Toiletries, Sleeping Bags, Blankets
Chick Fil A in Bothell –sponsoring Hope Creek Charitable Foundation—Backpack Program. 200 Students every week receive a backpack full of food to last them through the weekend. Without the food, they would otherwise go hungry.
Donations: Tuna/Chicken pouches, Peanut Butter, Jelly, Granola Bars, Spaghetti O’s
Vimly Benefit Solutions in Mukilteo –sponsoring Beautiful Soles. Families facing adversity often have trouble keeping up with their children’s rapid growth or hard wear on their shoes. Just as a house is built on a solid foundations, proper shoes help growing children.
Donations: New shoes for Boys and Girls
Social Grounds in Bothell- Cardiac ICU Unit of University of Washington Hospital. Patients ranging in age from 20-80 stay for long periods of time while they deal with heart disease and/or heart transplants. Donations: Sudoku/ Crossword, Playing Cards, Colored Pencils, Paint Sets, & Adult Coloring Books
Spotted Cow in Mill Creek- sponsoring the Everett Gospel Mission. You can help provide food, shelter, and holistic Christ-centered help for men, women, and children who are experiencing homelessness or trapped in poverty.
Donations: Winter Socks, Winter Coats, Winter Hats, Winter Gloves, and Winter Scarves
China City in Mill Creek –sponsoring the Everett Gospel Mission. One of the largest food banks in Snohomish county, serving over 100 families each Thursday, the Mill Creek Community Food Bank never turns anyone in need away. Donations: Canned soups, Canned Chili, Canned Meats, Peanut Butter, and Jelly
Hot yoga of mill creek is sponsoring washed mobile
Providing hope to the homeless, one load at a time. Mobile laundry truck goes place to place washing the clothes of the homeless.
Donations: Laundry Soap, Fabric Softener, Dryer Sheets
Garlic Jim’s 3922 148th St SE #101 is sponsoring shower to the people
A simple as a shower is, it’s gold to the homeless. Offering hot showers, clothes, toiletries and a friendly smile twice a week in Everett and Lynnwood.
Donations: Nail Clippers, Toenail Clippers, Ponchos, Shower Essentials, Men’s and Women’s Underwear
Frost donuts is Sponsoring Domestic Violence of Snohomish County
A safe place for battered Women and their children, helping them with temporary housing,
immediate shelter, and food.
Donations: Diapers of all sizes, Toiletries, Gift Cards (Target, Safeway, & Fred Meyer)
Nothing Bundt cakes is sponsoring Cocoon House
Increasing the families knowledge and ability to manage developing teens, they are re-building trust, which pre-vents more teens from experiencing homelessness.
Donations: Teen Clothing, Personal Toiletries, Slippers, Pajamas, and Socks
Windermere 18323 Bothell Everett HWY is sponsoring YWCA Trinity House
Lynnwood apartment complex with programs to help reunite families facing homelessness and build housing stability.
Donations: Gas Cards, Shampoo / Conditioner, Bus Passes, Laundry Supplies, Shaving Supplies
Artisan framing in mill creek is sponsoring CareNet pregnancy resource center
Offering hope by providing compassionate practical care, life-affirming resources related to pregnancy, sexual health and abortion recovery.
Donations: Make-up Bags, Compact Mirrors, Pocket Size Facial Tissue, Travel Size Hand Lotion, Diapers (all sizes)
We invite you to come and be a part of the giving this Christmas season. To make a donation, just stop by the any of the businesses listed above to find out more about what items are being collected during the first 12 days of December.
If you are a business who is interested in collecting for a local charity, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. We appreciate your support to make this a wonderful holiday season for those most in need.