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Help local families, kids, this holiday season

November 10th, 2016 by Mike

A Subaru full of bears on their way to last year’s Holiday Helpers.

You are invited to help 235 local low-income children have a brighter holiday season.

Please  consider becoming a “Holiday Helper” for the oldest nonprofit serving children in the state of Washington – the North Seattle Family Resource Center of Children’s Home Society in Lake City.

There are many ways to help – you can buy gifts from a child’s wish list, buy a $25 grocery gift card, make a cash donation, or donate individual, unwrapped gifts for kids.

This is the center’s 21st year of helping local families with the holidays. All the children are served by the center and live in the North Seattle area, including in the 98115 and 98125 zip codes.

For details, please contact HolidayHelper@chs-wa.org or 206-364-7930.

For other information:

North Seattle Family Resource Center: http://www.chs-wa.org/NSFC.html

Children’s Home Society http://www.chs-wa.org/

Disclaimer: The editor’s wife volunteers for Children’s Home Society and is handling Holiday Helper donor sign-ups for the North Seattle Family Resource Center.

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Help a family this holiday season

November 22nd, 2015 by Mike

A Subaru full of bears on their way to Holiday Helpers.

Looking for a way to help others in your own community this holiday season?

Children’s Home Society, the oldest nonprofit serving children in the state of Washington, is looking for donors to become “Holiday Helpers” for local low-income families served by its North Seattle Family Resource Center in Lake City.

“Holiday Helpers” can adopt a family and buy gifts from a child’s wish list, buy a grocery gift card or make a cash donation.

This is the center’s 20th year of helping local families with the holidays, and it hopes to find sponsors for 250 children who live in North Seattle and Shoreline, including in the 98115 and 98125 zip codes.

This year the center is partnering with Meadowbrook Community CARE and its Lake City Holiday Project, which works with nonprofits to provide gifts to low-income children.

For more details email HolidayHelper@chs-wa.org, or call 206-364-7930.

For other information:

North Seattle Family Resource Center: http://www.chs-wa.org/NSFC.html

Children’s Home Society http://www.chs-wa.org/

Disclaimer: The editor’s wife volunteers for Children’s Home Society and is handling Holiday Helper donor sign-ups for the North Seattle Family Resource Center.

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