West Seattle holiday help: AAA ‘Nickelsville’ collection update

Time’s running out to get holiday help to those in need around our area; some giving trees and collection bins are already packed up and gone, with early deadlines, but not all. Case in point – Alison Newquist and Ricky Toomey of AAA in The Junction are shown with some of what started as a “Soap for Hope” collection for the Family Promise homeless-families program, till it closed, and then became a collection of items needed by those living at the West Seattle encampment that calls itself “Nickelsville.” AAA is helping the local band 93 Octane put together a delivery of necessities for Christmas Eve day, and you still have time to get to their office on the southwest corner of 42nd/Alaska to drop off donations. The list of what’s needed is in our previous story;

1 Reply to "West Seattle holiday help: AAA 'Nickelsville' collection update"

  • Kermit December 21, 2011 (11:31 pm)

    Why is it still called ‘nicklesville’? If these people think the mayor owes them a free house, shouldn’t they rename themselves ‘McGinntown’ or something as equally foolish?

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