YOU CAN HELP: West Seattle donation drive for welcome baskets for refugees

Here’s a simple way to help refugees arriving in our area. Hope Lutheran Human Care Ministry, along with the Lutheran Community Services Northwest refugee-settlement program, is making “welcome baskets” for local refugee families. The next two Saturday mornings, you’re invited to bring donations for those baskets. Here’s what they need:

New or Like-New Items Only

Donations Needed:

Kitchen Kit: Pots & pans, cutlery, plates, bowls, drinking glasses, cups, tea kettles
Household Kit: Warm blankets, dish towels, hot pads
Hygiene Kit: Feminine products, toothpaste, soap, razors

Collection Site: Hope Lutheran Church (main entrance), 4456 42nd Ave. SW [map]

Collection Dates/Time:

Saturday, February 25, 2017 @ 9-Noon

Saturday, March 4, 2017 @ 9-Noon

Questions? Contact Elissa at esommer (at) hopeseattle (dot) org or 206-937-9330.

2 Replies to "YOU CAN HELP: West Seattle donation drive for welcome baskets for refugees"

  • Just Wondering February 22, 2017 (2:07 pm)

    Would unwrapped, unused small soaps from hotels be o.k.? 

    • Elissa February 22, 2017 (7:06 pm)

      We are looking for larger bar soap for these kits. However, if you want to bring the hotel size soaps, we would be happy to pass them along to homeless folks who can use them. 

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