The Hands of Hope Food Bank is seeking food and money donations.
It opens Aug. 10 in the lower level of the Everett Free Methodist Church, 9506 Seventh Ave. SE.
Hours will be from 4 to 7 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month. Families and individuals can use the food bank twice a month.
For details, call 425-355-5895.
Help provide school supplies for needy kids next month
KidsDream of Snohomish County is partnering again this year with Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Everett for the second annual back-to-school “Stuff the Bus for Foster Kids” event.
The goal is to fill at least 250 backpacks with school supplies for abused or neglected kids of Snohomish County.
The bus will be at the church, at 415 Mukilteo Blvd., and will be open for public donations from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 4-7.
Other churches and businesses are welcome to collect supplies, or donate as a group. Call KidsDream, and it will supply a donation box.
Cash donations can be sent to KidsDream of Snohomish County, P.O. Box 957, Everett, WA 98206.
For more information, call executive director Cindy Walker at 425-356-9679 or go to www.KidsDreamof Snohomish.org.
Volunteers needed at visitor center in Everett
City Concierge at the Everett Events Center is looking for volunteers to operate its tourist and visitor information center.
Volunteers can work four to 16 hours a week and should be knowledgeable about Everett and Snohomish County.
For details, call 425-322-2658.
Help out at HomeGrown festival in Marysville
HomeGrown 2005 needs volunteers for Marysville’s 20th annual event.
Featuring food and crafts, it will be Aug. 12-13 on Third Street, east of State Avenue.
For details, contact Mary Burns at 360-659-4997 or Lowell Dudley at 360-658-0246.
Dogs awaiting a new home need your help
The Northwest Organization for Animal Help needs volunteers to help care for animals at the adoption center.
Volunteers take care of kennels, walk dogs, support the thrift store, drive and perform office work.
The organization is located at 31300 Brandstrom Road, off I-5 north of the Stanwood exit.
For details, call Laura Dougan at 360-629-7055.