As the holidays approach we look forward to spending time with our families and thinking of ways that we can support our local communities. There are many wonderful organizations to give to this time of year, here are a few:
Phinney Neighborhood Association:
Phinney Neighborhood Association has partnered with organizations in NW Seattle for a virtual gift tag program. Sign up on their website to purchase a specific gift or gift card for a NW Seattle neighbor.
Treehouse in Rainier Valley:
Treehouse in Rainier Valley supports youth experiencing foster care. You can donate clothing using its Amazon Holiday Wish List. You can also host an online drive to collect gifts for teens, new clothes, toys, shoes and accessories.
Wellspring Family Services:
Wellspring Family Services in Rainier Valley supports families facing homelessness. You can donate items to families from their online wish lists by visiting their Giving Together 2022 Campaign website.
YouthCare in Seattle’s Ravenna neighborhood accepts monetary donations for homeless teens. The organization has an urgent need for survival items for teens experiencing homelessness, and you can order them directly from YouthCare’s Amazon Wish List.
Mary’s Place is an organization serving families experiencing homelessness across Seattle. Mary’s Place operates a holiday giving program and is requesting gift cards for teens and parents or a specific gift for a child from their kids’ holiday gift list.