Dec. 6 benefit concert to raise funds for the Foundation for Edmonds School District

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northwest christmasNorth Sound Church presents Christmas in Edmonds, featuring the Mosaic Arts Northwest Choir and Orchestra, on Saturday, Dec. 6 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Edmonds Center for the Arts, 410 4th Ave. N. The concert is a benefit for the Foundation for Edmonds School District, to aid efforts to feed schoolchildren in crisis situations through the Foundation’s Nourishing Network Program.

Tickets for this evening of holiday music are $12 and can be purchased at the Edmonds Center for the Arts Box Office (425-275-9595) or through thei website:ec4arts.org.

Attendees are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food donation and make a monetary gift. Proceeds will benefit the Nourishing Network program.

Campbell Nelson VW/Nissan has generously offered to match donations of up to $5,000 per show.

The Nourishing Network is a weekend meal program for homeless and low-income families in the Edmonds School District. Four hundred homeless students may go hungry over the weekend. Districtwide, approximately 7,500 students receive free and reduced-cost meals. Often these hungry students leave school Friday and do not have another meal until Monday morning.

For over 30 years, the Foundation for Edmonds School District has partnered with the district to support their teachers and their collective efforts to help students to reach their personal, creative and academic potential.

North Sound Church, located at 4th and Bell in downtown Edmonds, was founded in 2003. “We love being involved in the Edmonds community” says Lead Pastor Barry Crane. “We are very excited about partnering with the Foundation for Edmonds School District this Christmas season to help make sure that children in our area have enough food to eat.”

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