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UPDATE: Hope Lutheran Church collected welcome baskets for refugees; Huge success
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UPDATE: Hope Lutheran Church collected welcome baskets for refugees; Huge success | West Seattle Herald / White Center News Skip to Main Content Area Thursday, March 23, 2017 | Overcast, 42.8 °F search Letters Sign in Subscribe Contact Us Front Page News Features Sports Opinion Police Blotter West Seattle Junction is one step closer to acquiring its own Residential Parking Zone By Gwen Davis It ain’t news: parking in Seattle is difficult. ... Westside-O-Rama West Seattle Entertainment Guide Admiral Theater 2343 California Ave. S.W. 938-3456 Movie ... Sportswatch: Sports events worth keeping an eye on By Tim Clinton SPORTS EDITOR High schools Baseball Chief ... Amanda's View: Back-breaking, heavy-lifting By Amanda Knox I’ve never liked being in a rush. I forget ... Police Blotter Week of 3-20-17 Sleeping suspect arrested News West Seattle woman robbed in her home; Suspect at large Catsino is back! Have fun and help animals at the same time April 2 Suspected arsonist/thief foiled by owner caught, chilled, thrown in the cooler UPDATE: Hope Lutheran Church collected welcome baskets for refugees; Huge success SLIDESHOW: Admiral Theater celebrates re-opening with ceremony and classic films West Seattle Food Bank Open House set for March 25 Washington State's regional fishery enhancement groups: Making a real difference for salmon (and orcas) Alki's Bar-S Field suffers major vandalism damage West Seattle Junction is one step closer to acquiring its own Residential Parking Zone Vehicle plunges off of I-5 after hit and run collision Sportswatch: Sports events worth keeping an eye on Do you have what it takes to be mayor of White Center? On the Go Week of 3-20-17 Public records access, costs targets of two House bills advancing to Senate Fauntleroy Boulevard walking tours share plans and problems with gateway makeover Arthur's dares to be a different restaurant; Clean eating lean is the model SDOT offering a Delridge Rapid Ride H Line Online Survey West Seattle restaurants come together to embrace Shi Chen and family Thirty four townhouses proposed for Harbor Ave. SW.; Property once owned by well known fugitive Michael Mastro 'Legends of the road' documentary featuring Seatlh students debuts at Kansas City Film Fest April 7 West Seattle Junction Day of Giving April, 29 will aid non-profits 100th Year Commemoration of the opening of West Seattle High School bldg. set for June 3 REMINDER: SDOT walking tours to discuss Fauntleroy Boulevard Project March 16 & 18 Peel and Press and Westy join benefit effort for Shi Chen and New Leaf Bistro On the Go Week of 3-13-17 Hope Lutheran ChurchWhat a tremendous outpouring of support Hope Lutheran Church received when they asked for donations for refugee families. UPDATE: Hope Lutheran Church collected welcome baskets for refugees; Huge success Big thanks to the community 03/22/2017 Update 3/22/17 The effort to collect baskets for the refugee community was a big success for Hope Lutheran Church. They sent along their thanks to everyone who helped. "A tremendous thank you to both our community and our congregation for the response to our collection of items for the Refugee Kits. We are happy to send the following items to Lutheran Community Services to aid in helping incoming refugee families: 8 personal care kits, 25 kitchen kits, 16 bathroom kits, 3 teapots, 12 blankets, 5 throws, 7 sets of sheets, one pillow, two crock pots, large box of extra kitchen items, large box of feminine products, large box of personal care items. What a beautiful example of loving others as ourselves! Thank you!" Original Post 2/21/17 Hope Lutheran Human Care Ministries, in conjunction with Lutheran Community Services Northwest's refugee settlement program, is collecting supplies to create welcome baskets for local refugee families. If you would like to help they are seeking donations of new or like new items only. Donations Needed: Kitchen Kit: pots & pans" cutlery, plates, bowls, drinking glasses, cups, tea kettles Household Kit: warm blankets, dish towels, hot pads Hygiene Kit: feminine products, toothpaste, soap, razors' Collection Site: Hope Lutheran Church (main entrance) 4456 42nd Ave. SW Collection Dates and Time: Saturday, February 25, 2017 @ 9-Noon Saturday, March 4,2017 @ 9-Noon Contact Person: Elissa Sommer Welcome Baskets of Supplies for Refugees Contact (206) 937-9330 We do not request, but will accept, donations by cash/check. Make checks payable to Hope Lutheran Church Human Care Ministries. All donations will be used, in their entirety, for refugee support programs. 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