Front Porch: Christmas House sees donations, help

Christmas House seeks elves

Christmas House is celebrating its 34th year of operation and is located again this year at the Boys &Girls Club gymnasium, 2316 12th St., in north Everett. Christmas House provides an opportunity for qualifying, low-income, Snohomish County parents to select free holiday gifts for their children age infant through 18 yrs old. The store will be open Dec. 4-20, but is closed Sundays and Mondays. Go to www.christmas-house.org (or call 425-338-2273) to find out how you can donate, volunteer or qualify to shop. Cash donations can be mailed to P.O. Box 717, Everett, WA 98206. Volunteers are especially needed weekdays and move-out day, Dec. 27.

Ways to Give: Our annual “Ways to Give” feature is set to run in the Nov. 23 edition of The Herald.

Ways to Give lets readers know about the charitable groups that need help to do their work during the holiday season.

We need: the name of your organization, what services you provide, hours, address, a phone number to be included in the listing, a phone number for confirmation, and what items, services or volunteer help you need, and your website. Submit information by Nov. 15 to Herald reporter Andrew Gobin at agobin@heraldnet.com. For more information, call 425-339-3428.

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