Front Porch: Domestic violence group seeks cellphones

Donate cellphones

Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County is recycling cellphones. Even without service, cellphones can call 911 when charged.

Cellphones may be given to victims of domestic violence or sent to phone recyclers as a fundraiser for the nonprofit’s programs, which serve victims of domestic violence and their children.

Phones may be dropped off at the New and Again Thrift Shoppe, 3116 Rucker Ave., Everett, which is open Tuesday through Saturday. Other locations can be found by going to www.dvs-snoco.org, or call Stephanie Civey at 425-259-2827 ext. 13.

Winter preparedness: Neighbors and businesses within Mountlake Terrace are reminded to sign up for mobile and email emergency alerts as winter approaches.

The alerts are organized by the city and other emergency response groups. Warnings include hazardous weather conditions.

For more information, go to www.cityofmlt.com and click on “Public Alert Sign Up

Find support: The Stillaguamish Senior Center Family Caregiver Program will host a Holiday Open House “It’s All About You First,” noon to 2 p.m. Dec. 4 in the center’s board room, 18308 Smokey Point Blvd, Arlington. Learn to reduce personal stress, to care for memory-impaired loved ones, to communicate effectively in difficult situations and more.

For information contact Debra Cook at the Stillaguamish Senior Center Caregiver Program 360-653-4551 ext 236 or email caregiver@stillycenter.com.

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