Jason Swift (left) carries a box full of donated presents with Brandon Wright as fellow volunteers Christina Thomas and Jamie Wright help organize other gifts at the Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce building on Tuesday, Dec. 19. The program, Mukilteo Love, was started by Shana Swift and is expected to help provide gifts to over 60 local children in need this holiday season. (Ian Terry / The Herald)

Jason Swift (left) carries a box full of donated presents with Brandon Wright as fellow volunteers Christina Thomas and Jamie Wright help organize other gifts at the Mukilteo Chamber of Commerce building on Tuesday, Dec. 19. The program, Mukilteo Love, was started by Shana Swift and is expected to help provide gifts to over 60 local children in need this holiday season. (Ian Terry / The Herald)

A Mukilteo woman wanted to help, and her love was contagious

Shana Swift wondered: How many are at a tipping point but don’t formally qualify for assistance?

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