Christmas House volunteer Jade McRae (center) passes along a box of toys handed to her by fellow volunteer Drew Greenhalgh (left) while AnnaMarie Addington (right) helps during setup for the annual donation program in November 2014 at the Everett Boys and Girls Club. (Ian Terry / The Herald, file)

Christmas House volunteer Jade McRae (center) passes along a box of toys handed to her by fellow volunteer Drew Greenhalgh (left) while AnnaMarie Addington (right) helps during setup for the annual donation program in November 2014 at the Everett Boys and Girls Club. (Ian Terry / The Herald, file)

Snohomish County nonprofits: Where to give in 2016

This is part of The Daily Herald’s annual report on charity in Snohomish County. Complete list of stories

These non-profit groups provide services and help to children, families, seniors, students and service members — and in turn they depend on you.


Arlington Kids’ Kloset, 135 S. French St., Arlington, WA 98223, needs new or gently used clothing for kids. Needs include new shoes, pajamas, coats, socks, underwear, personal hygiene products and books. The organization provides school wardrobes for preschool through high school students who qualify for free or reduced price lunches in the Arlington, Lakewood and Darrington school districts. Volunteers are needed. More information: 360-435-4875,

Assistance League of Everett, 5107 Evergreen Way, Everett, WA 98203, needs gift cards from local retailers for Operation School Bell, which provides new clothing for kids in need from 15 school districts in Snohomish County. Assistance League runs a thrift store and provides financial aid to graduating high school seniors and Everett Community College students. Monetary donations are also accepted. More information: Call 425-252-3011, email or go to

Binky Patrol, which meets at a private home in Marysville, provides quilts and afghans to Snohomish County infants and children who need comfort. Volunteer knitters, quilters and crocheters are needed, as well as donations of fabric, batting, thread or money to buy sewing supplies. In particular, the group is looking for volunteers interested in helping make quilts. All levels of experience are welcome. More information: call Ernalee Munday at 360-659-7198.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Snohomish County has 22 clubs in the Northwest, including those in Arlington, Edmonds, Everett, Granite Falls, Lake Stevens, Lynnwood, Marysville, Monroe, Mukilteo, Snohomish, Sultan, Tulalip, Coupeville and Oak Harbor. Needed are arts and crafts supplies, gift cards, mittens, socks, hats, board games, pool sticks, ping pong paddles, ping pong balls, basketballs, soccer balls, volleyballs, footballs, kickballs, personal hygiene products and healthy snacks. Donations can be dropped off at the club’s administrative office, 9502 19th Ave. SE, Suite F, Everett, WA 98208. To volunteer or learn more, go to

Camp Erin Everett, held at Camp Killoqua in Stanwood, offers activities, therapy and companionship for children and teens dealing with loss. It is put on by Providence Health and Services and the Moyer Foundation. The weekend-long camp is free for kids in kindergarten through 12th grade who have experienced loss, such as the death of a family member or friend. The camp is run by professionals and trained volunteers. To learn more about volunteering or to request a camper application, call 425-261-4807. To donate, go to

Christmas House provides an opportunity for qualifying low-income Snohomish County parents to select free holiday gifts for their children, ages 0 to 18. It is located at the Boys & Girls Club gymnasium, 2316 12th St., in Everett from Dec. 1 to 17. Volunteers are needed on shopping and move-out day. Donations can be made online at or toys can be dropped off in person when Christmas House opens in December. Local businesses also hold toy donation drives during the holidays. To volunteer, go to or call 425-338-2273 for more information.

Clothes For Kids, 16725 52nd Ave. W., Unit B, Lynnwood, WA 98037, expects to serve more than 3,500 students in Snohomish County and the Northshore school districts this year by providing free quality wardrobes and other resources. Needed are financial contributions, new or gently-used children’s clothing, shoes appropriate for school, and new underwear and socks. More information: or call 425-741-6500.

Cocoon House, 2929 Pine St., Everett, WA 98201, provides shelter, transitional housing and support services to homeless and at-risk teens. The nonprofit needs cash donations; gift cards from Target, Fred Meyer, restaurants, coffee shops and barber shops and hair salons; movie passes; sleeping bags; backpacks; hooded sweatshirts; MP3 players and earbuds; bike locks and helmets; pajamas; new underwear and extra-long twin sheets. More information: Chelsea Monroe at 425-259-3342, ext. 110, or

Davis Place Teen Center is an afterschool destination for teens in Stanwood and on Camano Island. Teens receive a healthy meal, homework help and a chance to socialize. It has free music, art, cooking and babysitting classes. Volunteers are needed to teach and supervise activities. To volunteer, call 360-629-5257. Donations can be mailed to the Community Resources Foundation, P.O. Box 935, Stanwood, WA 98292. More information: email

Dawson Place Child Advocacy Center, 1509 California St., Everett, WA 98201, relies on financial donations from the community to bring help and healing to abused children and their families. More information: 425-789-3000 or

The Everett Public Schools Foundation builds community support and invests resources to inspire innovation, excellence and achievement for all learners in the Everett school system. This includes grants for classrooms, STEM and art, and support for summer school credit recovery tuition and college bound scholarships. Send donations to Everett Public Schools Foundation, P.O. Box 3112, Everett, WA 98213. More information:

Hand in Hand of Everett provides children with a safe, transitional place while they await foster care placement. Needed are cash donations, gift cards to local retailers, nonperishable food, and pajamas, socks and underwear for kids from birth to age 12. More information: 425-374-2461;

The Hungry Hearts Foundation, formerly Li’l Hungry Hearts, 9623 32nd St. SE Suite A-104, Lake Stevens, WA 98258, provides food for students in need over weekends and holiday breaks at Lake Stevens schools. The foundation is looking for donations of money and nonperishable food. Donations can be made online at and there is a link to an wish list where people can order food and supplies to be shipped directly to the nonprofit. For more information, contact

Kloz 4 Kidz offers free clothing and shoes to children in north Snohomish County. The organization is at the United Methodist Church, 5600 64th St. NE, Marysville. For an appointment, call 360-658-1021. Needed are donations of clean, new or gently-used clothing for children from preschool through high school. Money also is requested for new underwear and socks. More information:

Matthew House, 16207 177th Ave. SE, Monroe, is a hospitality house for children and families who have loved ones in prison in Washington state. It provides food, clothing, transportation and support to families. To donate, send money to P.O. Box 201, Monroe, WA 98272; or go online to Canned food also is accepted. More information: 360-794-8720 or

Mukilteo Schools Foundation supports students with classroom grants, scholarships and programs that enrich education. Donations can be made online at or mailed to Mukilteo Schools Foundation, P.O. Box 753, Mukilteo, WA 98275. More information:

The Snohomish County chapter of Project Linus, 5023 10th Place W., Everett, WA 98203, provides quilts, fleece blankets and afghans for seriously ill or traumatized children, ages 0 to 18. Needed are new, homemade, quilted or tied, knitted or crocheted, machine-washable blankets. Volunteers who can donate time at work parties or Make-a-Blanket days are also helpful. Donations of batting, fabric, thread, yarn, sewing notions, sewing machines and cash are needed. Donations can be dropped off at Quality Sewing & Vacuum, 10121 Evergreen Way, Everett, Loving Stitches, 2916 Hewitt Ave., Everett, Countryside Sewing and Vacuum, 14961 Chain Lake Road, Monroe, Quilting Mayhem, 1118 First St., Snohomish, Aunt Mary’s, 17306 Smokey Point Drive, Arlington. More information: 425-252-4524:

Young Life Lynnwood Terrace, P.O. Box 3381, Lynnwood, WA 98046, provides mentors and a safe environment for middle school, high school and college students. The group also provides food and resources, especially for teen moms, kids with special needs and those from the alternative schools. Needed are financial donations, food, gift cards, office supplies and adult Christian volunteers. More information: or 425-478-7104.

Youthville, 3505 136th St. NE, Suite A, Marysville, WA 98271, needs volunteers for its “Incredible Years” programs, which teaches parents how to build good relationships with their children. Volunteers are needed to help prepare meals, do crafts with children or hold babies. Must be 18 years or older. More info: 360-651-4444,


All Aboard, 2913 W. Marine View Drive, Everett, provides activities for special needs adults. The nonprofit needs arts and crafts supplies and snack items for participants. For information on donating or volunteering, email Cherie Estok at or call 425-327-5533.

Bethany of the Northwest, 916 Pacific Ave., in Everett, is a nonprofit organization that has provided skilled nursing, Alzheimer’s and dementia care, and rehabilitation services for low-income and disabled seniors in Snohomish County since 1931. Donations can be made to Bethany’s “Dignity Project,” which provides goods and services for a better quality of life for their residents. If you would like to donate, go online to, or mail a check to P.O. Box 5128, Everett, WA 98206. For more information, contact Ken Hammond, Director of Development at 425-551-6403.

Catholic Community Services, 1918 Everett Ave., Everett, WA 98201, provides veterans services, housing, foster care, layettes for expectant and new mothers, and mental health and case management to vulnerable populations. Needed are housewares, towels, bedding, cleaning supplies, groceries, clothing, gas cards and money. Donations of toys, coats and school supplies are also appreciated for children in foster care. More information: 425-257-2111, ask for Debra Mazick, or visit

Domestic Violence Services of Snohomish County, P.O. Box 7, Everett, WA 98206, provides services to victims of domestic violence and their children, including a 24-hour crisis hotline, confidential emergency shelter, supportive housing, legal advocacy, support groups, children’s programs and teen dating violence prevention education. DVS provides basic necessities and household items to current clients as determined by staff and client. Volunteer opportunities and a list of needed items is available at More information: 425-259-2827, ext. 1013.

Everett Family Support Center and Familias Unidas, 215 W. Mukilteo Blvd. Everett, WA 98203, are resource centers with Lutheran Community Services Northwest. Needs include volunteers, nonperishable food, cash donations, new jackets, clothing, school supplies and office supplies. More information: 425-355-6005,

Everett Gospel Missionoffers emergency shelter and services that meet basic needs. Monetary donations can be mailed to P.O. Box 544, Everett, WA 98206. Other donations can be dropped off at the men’s shelter, 3711 Smith Ave. in Everett. Donations are accepted up until 6 p.m. each day. More information:, call 425-740-2500.

Evergreen Recovery Centers Residential Program, 2601 Summit Ave., Everett, WA 98201, is a chemical dependency treatment organization that provides housing and addiction recovery services for low-income pregnant women and mothers with young children. Volunteers appreciated to rock babies, do landscape maintenance and help with clerical tasks. Donations of cash and lightly used baby clothes and baby furniture welcome. More information: or call 425-258-2407.

Habitat for Humanity of Snohomish County seeks skilled construction volunteers willing to teach others, as well as donated furniture, appliances, construction materials and tools. It operates two stores at 2302 Broadway in Everett and 16929 Highway 99, Suite 100 in Lynnwood. Volunteer or donate online at, or call 425-258-6289.

Housing Hope provides affordable housing and social services for low-income and homeless families in Snohomish County and on Camano Island. Donations can be dropped off at 5830 Evergreen Way, Everett. Needed are gift cards for groceries, household supplies, and essentials for babies and toddlers. Donations of diapers in sizes 4, 5 and 6 are especially needed. More information: or call 425-347-6556.

Interfaith Association of Northwest Washington, P.O. Box 12824, Everett, WA 98206, provides emergency housing and other programs for homeless and low-income families. Needed are gas cards, grocery cards and small household items such as cutlery, dishes and bowls. Any financial donations also are appreciated to keep the shelter open. Volunteers are needed for a variety of tasks. More information: 425-252-6672 or

Next Step Pregnancy Services, 17602 Highway 99, Suite 170, Lynnwood, WA 98037, helps single mothers and low-income families. Needed are diapers, baby wipes, baby clothes, blankets, booties and bibs. More information: 425-329-4569 or

The Pregnancy Resource Center of Snohomish County, 4310 Hoyt Ave., Everett, WA 98203, provides free assistance to anyone in need of the following services: pregnancy tests, ultrasounds, baby clothes, baby wipes, diapers and childbirth and baby care classes. The center has been serving the greater Everett community for more than 30 years, with more than 1,400 visitors a year to the Baby Boutique. More information: 425-366-7567 or

Salvation Army of Snohomish County, 2525 Rucker Ave., Everett, WA 98201, is in need of donations of cash and nonperishable food items for its food bank. To arrange for a truck to pick up donations, call 1-800-SATruck. More information: 425-259-8129.

Sky Valley Family and Community Resource Center, 701 First St. or P.O. Box 268, Sultan, WA 98294, is operated by Volunteers of America. It needs cash and non-perishable food items for its food bank and senior center. Sky Valley Services, which provides for families in need, also needs money. Volunteers are wanted to help answer phones, drive, cook and serve meals. More information: 360-793-2400 or

Snohomish County Younglives, P.O. Box 1375, Lake Stevens, WA, 98258, is a community outreach program that provides mentoring for teen moms living in poverty. It needs donations of diapers, baby wipes and money. More information: Alisha Perry at 425-268-2236.

Stanwood Camano Community Resource Center, 9612 271st St. NW, Stanwood, offers emergency money to prevent eviction and disconnection of services. It also offers free English, parenting and family budgeting classes. A mobile dental clinic provides care to low-income adults. Morgan’s Tales Used Bookstore provides job training for teens and young adults with disabilities. Donations can be mailed to the Community Resources Foundation, P.O. Box 935, Stanwood, WA 98292. More information:, 360-629-5257 or

Victim Support Services, P.O. Box 1949, Everett, WA 98206, provides limited emergency financial assistance to crime victims who need gas, grocery or hardware store gift cards. The organization is looking for donations of money and gift cards for groceries, gas or services. It also is looking for volunteers willing to be trained to help with the support services hotline. More information: 888-288-9221, 425-252-6081 or


American Red Cross, Snohomish County chapter, 2530 Lombard Ave., Everett, WA 98201. The nonprofit provides blood to meet the needs of hospital patients and shelter, food and immediate emergency assistance to victims of house fires, floods and other disasters. It offers health and safety courses and assists the armed forces and their families. To volunteer, call 425-740-2327. More information:

Annie’s Kitchen provides a free community dinner every Wednesday evening from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Edmonds Lutheran Church, 23525 84th Ave. W., Edmonds, WA 98026. People are needed to help prepare the dinner and pick up donations. More information: 425-744-8090 or

Hands Together provides weekly brown-bag lunches and a cold weather shelter during the winter at the Arlington Food Bank. Monetary donations can be sent to Hands Together c/o Arlington United Church, P.O. Box 266, Arlington, WA 98223. To volunteer, call 360-435-3259.

Hospital gift shop: The nonprofit Providence General Children’s Association needs gift shop volunteers in Everett at the Pacific campus, 916 Pacific Ave., and the Colby campus, 1700 13th St. Gift shop proceeds benefit Northwest children. Volunteers must complete hospital forms, TB test, background check and training. More info: Maureen Welly, 425-348-9433.

National Alliance on Mental Illness of Snohomish County, is dedicated to providing support, education and advocacy to improve the lives of people with severe mental illnesses and their families. Donations are accepted online. More information:

Neighbors in Need at Trinity Lutheran Church, 6215 196th St. SW, Lynnwood, needs volunteers and shoes and clothing for men, women and children. It also needs peanut butter, canned tuna and other canned foods. Easy-open cans are helpful. The program provides breakfast, showers, nurse care, haircuts, food and clothing every Saturday morning. More information: 425-778-2159 or

Safe Harbor Free Clinic needs volunteer help from medical care providers and people able to help with data entry. The free clinic is open from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 7209 265th St. NW, Suite 203, in Stanwood. It serves the medical and dental needs of more than 1,600 patients each year. Needed are medical supplies in good condition and dinners for volunteers. More information: 425-870-7384 or

St. Vincent de Paul provides help with food, utilities, rent, clothing, furniture, household items and more. The assistance line is 425-355-3504 ext. 3. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. To donate or volunteer, call 425-355-3504 ext. 2. Donations of clothing, furniture and household supplies can be dropped off at the Everett store at 6424 Broadway, the Lynnwood store at 17214 Highway 99 or the Monroe store at 17150 W. Main St.

Stanwood Therapeutic Riding is a nonprofit serving Snohomish, Island and Skagit counties. It provides people with special needs the opportunity to ride and interact with horses. Saddles and donations toward horse board, veterinary bills and rider scholarships are ongoing needs. Money can be sent to P.O. Box 102, Stanwood, WA 98292. More information: 360-348-7425,

Take the Next Step is a nonprofit, faith-based organization in Monroe that offers help to people in the Skykomish River Valley. Neighbors in need can get help with resources, mentoring, and basic needs services. The organization also has free community dinners on Tuesdays, a variety of classes, a teen and young moms support group and afterschool tutoring. Volunteers, clothing and cash donations are needed. Send checks to 202 S. Sams St., Monroe, WA 98272. More information: 360-794-1022 or

United Way of Snohomish County, 3120 McDougall Ave., Suite 200, Everett, WA 98201, supports 56 programs at 25 nonprofits that provide services to those in our community experiencing poverty. People can give to the community fund or find volunteer opportunities by clicking on the “donate” or “volunteer” buttons at More information:

Village Community Services, 3210 Smokey Point Drive, Suite 200, Arlington, WA 98223, provides residential and employment services to Snohomish County adults with disabilities. Needed are iPads or other tablets for participants to learn job skills and for adaptive communication. Also needed are gift cards to buy work clothes, especially for men. VCS does not have room to store clothing, so gift cards are appreciated. VCS’s senior Residential Supported Living participants need home health care supplies including protective gloves and gowns, disposable mattress pads, and adult incontinence supplies. To donate, email Michelle Dietz at or call 360-653-7752 ext. 14.

Volunteers of America Western Washington serves people in need with food, shelter, education, and support. More information on how to give or volunteer: or 425-259-3191.

YMCA of Snohomish County, 2720 Rockefeller Ave., Everett, WA 98201, has branches in Everett, Marysville, Mill Creek, Monroe, Mukilteo, Stanwood-Camano, and a Big Brothers Big Sisters affiliate. It focuses on youth development, healthy living, social responsibility and strengthening communities. To donate, call 425-374-5769 or go to

YWCA’s Everett Regional Center, 3301 Broadway, Everett WA 98201, empowers women and helps families through housing, employment, domestic violence services, and more. To make a contribution, visit

Active duty and veterans

Heartbeat Serving Wounded Warriors, a statewide nonprofit based at P.O. Box 704 Snohomish, WA 98291. It provides emergency assistance, therapeutic services and morale-building programs for wounded service members and their families. More information: 425-931-1047, or

Stanwood-Camano Hero Quilters provides quilts for wounded soldiers at Joint Base Lewis-McChord and at military hospitals in Afghanistan. People can help sew or donate money to American Hero Quilts at More information:

Navy League of Everett is part of the Navy League of the United States. To make a donation, go to

Wounded Warrior Project focuses on wounded service members who are returning home from Afghanistan and Iraq. Financial donations are needed. More information:

Fallen Hero Portrait Project needs monetary donations to keep the program going. Artist Michael Reagan gives free portraits to families of people who died serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. For more information, go to

College students

The Edmonds Community College Foundation provides access, success and excellence to students, faculty and staff at Edmonds Community College by providing 225 scholarships, 15 innovation grants, $20,000 in Emergency Assistance Funding, awards of excellence and $70,000 in learning support services. Donations can be made online at or mailed to Edmonds Community College Foundation, 20000 68th Ave. W., Lynnwood, WA 98036. More information: 425-640-1274 or

Everett Community College Foundation, 2000 Tower St., Everett, WA 98201, provides scholarship support to students and financial resources to faculty and staff. Local business leaders, individuals and alumni can make a difference in the lives of students by contributing an investment of time, talent and money. More information: 425-388-9555 or


Senior Services of Snohomish County, 11627 Airport Road, Suite B, Everett, WA 98204, is a nonprofit organization that provides food, transportation, home repair and information and assistance to 23,000 seniors and people with disabilities each year. Donations are needed to help feed frail homebound seniors through Meals on Wheels. For more information call 425-290-1262 or go online to

Food banks

Arlington Community Food Bank, 19118 63rd Ave. NE, Arlington, WA 98223, needs nonperishable food, cash donations and volunteers, especially truck drivers. More information at

Concern for Neighbors Food Bank, 4700 228th St. SW, Mountlake Terrace, WA 98043, needs food and cash. For information on donations, email or call 425-778-7227.

The Carol Rowe Memorial Edmonds Food Bank is located at Edmonds United Methodist Church, 828 Caspers St., in Edmonds. Food and monetary donations are needed year-round. Donations can be placed in the shopping cart inside the north doors on the west side of the church building seven days a week from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. More information: 425-778-5833 or

Darrington Food Bank, at the First Baptist Church on Highway 530 in Darrington, is open the first full week and the second week after that each month. Hours are 10 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays. To make a monetary donation, give nonperishable food or volunteer, call 360-747-9749. Volunteers have a work party on Tuesday mornings. The food bank needs volunteers to help unload the truck Tuesday mornings around 8:30 a.m. and to carry boxes for seniors.

The Granite Falls Community Food Bank needs donations of nonperishable food items, fresh food such as eggs and produce, personal care items such as hand sanitizer and body wash, and small clothing items, such as gloves, hats and socks. The food bank is at 215 S. Granite Ave. and donations can be dropped off at City Hall or checks can be mailed to P.O. Box 1947, Granite Falls, WA 98252. Volunteers also are needed with a variety of skills, including volunteers who can work with computers, manage money or drive to pick up and deliver food. The food bank is open the second and fourth Wednesday of each month. For more information, call 360-691-4253 or email

Lynnwood Food Bank, 5320 176th St. SW, Lynnwood, serves residents in the 98036, 98037 and 98087 ZIP codes. Distributions are Wednesdays from 2:30 to 6:15 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. for disabled people. The food bank needs nonperishable food and monetary donations. More information: 425-745-1635 or

Marysville Community Food Bank, 4150 88th St. NE, Marysville, needs food and cash. Donations are accepted Tuesday afternoons and Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday mornings at the food bank. Volunteers always are needed. Checks can be mailed to Marysville Community Food Bank, P.O. Box 917, Marysville, WA 98270. Call 360-658-1054 or go to

Maltby Food Bank, 21104 86th Ave. SE, Snohomish, WA 98296, provides food for families. The food bank is open from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Thursdays. Donations of food and cash are needed. More information: 360-668-7900 or

The Mill Creek Community Food Bank, sponsored by Hope Creek Charitable Foundation, is open every Thursday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. It’s located at Gold Creek Community Church, 4326 149th St. SE. It serves people living in the 98012 ZIP code, as well as people living just outside the Mill Creek city limits. Bring photo identification along with a recent piece of mail to show you live within the service area. Call 425-876-7158 for information.

Mukilteo Food Bank, 4514 84th St. SW, Mukilteo, WA 98275, is open the second and fourth Tuesday of each month from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. as well as the Monday afternoon before each open Tuesday from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.. Donations may be dropped off at Mukilteo Presbyterian Church. More information: 425-366-8229 or

Lake Stevens Community Food Bank, 2111 117th Ave. NE, provides food to local families in need. The food bank needs perishable and non-perishable food and monetary donations. Donations are accepted in the basement of Ebenezer Lutheran Church from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday through Thursday or checks may be sent to P.O. Box 1031, Lake Stevens, WA 98258. To learn more or contribute, call 425-334-3430, email or go to

Salt of the Earth Food Bank has eight locations in Snohomish County and feeds more than 6,000 people each month. The organization also has two soup kitchens. Volunteers are needed to pick up, sort and distribute food and to wash dishes. Food and monetary donations should be mailed to Salt of the Earth Food Bank, 2908 118th Place SE, Everett, WA 98208. All donations are tax deductible. More information: 425-355-1042.

Sky Valley Food Bank of Monroe is collecting food and cash donations serving about 1,500 families each month. Donations can be dropped off Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings at 233 Sky River Parkway, Monroe. The food bank is open Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and Monday evenings from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monetary donations, used to buy food at bulk prices, can be mailed to Sky Valley Food Bank, P.O. Box 724, Monroe, WA 98272. More information: 360-794-7959 or or

Snohomish Community Food Bank, 1330 Ferguson Park Road, Snohomish, provides food to families who live within the boundaries of the Snohomish School District. Food services are provided from 3 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Tuesdays and from 10 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Fridays. The food bank is open to accept donations Monday through Saturday. Checks can be mailed to P.O. Box 1364, Snohomish, WA 98291. More information: 360-568-7993,

Stanwood Camano Food Bank and Thrift Store, 27030 102nd Ave. NW, accepts donations of nonperishable food and money between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. Thrift store donations can be made Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Checks for the food bank can be mailed to PO Box 1285, Stanwood, WA 98292. More information: 360-629-2789 or

Volunteers of America Western Washington Food Bank and Distribution Center is at 1230 Broadway, Everett, WA 98201. VOA provides food to more than 3,300 households each month, including hundreds of home food deliveries to seniors. It provides housing for families in crisis and women with children, and runs four preschools for low-income children. Checks can be mailed to P.O. Box 839, Everett, WA 98206. Volunteers also are needed. Contact Michelle Winters at

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Here’s your chance to give feedback on the US 2 trestle and its future

Often feel overwhelmed, vulnerable and on shaky ground? So is the trestle. A new $17 million study seeks solutions for the route east of Everett.

Rep. Suzanne DelBene and Mayor Kyoko Matsumoto Wright walk past a future apartment development during a tour and discussion with community leaders regarding the Mountlake Terrace Main Street Revitalization project on Tuesday, May 28, 2024, in Mountlake Terrace, Washington. (Ryan Berry / The Herald)
As Mountlake Terrace grows, so does housing around light rail

City officials lauded a new apartment complex and accepted a $850,000 check, as Mountlake Terrace continues work on Town Center plan.

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