Backpacks, toiletries needed for Project Homeless Connect
EVERETT — Project Homeless Connect needs donations of backpacks and toiletries for 1,200 people who are expected to attend the one-day event on July 11.
Organizers say they need about 500 more backpacks and totes in addition to hotel-size soaps, toothpaste and other hygiene products.
Donations can be dropped off by Friday, July 6 at two locations:
• YWCA Pathways for Women, 6027 208th St. SW, Lynnwood
• Everett YWCA Regional Center, 3301 Broadway, Everett
Monetary donations by check should be made out to The Everett Gospel Mission c/o Project Homeless Connect, P.O. Box 423, Everett, Wash., 98206-0423.
Project Homeless Connect happens Wednesday, July 11 at Cascade High School, 801 E. Casino Road in Everett, and provides homeless people with free services and basic living items.
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