Washington Kids in Transition to hold food drive Oct. 3

Washington Kids in Transition will hold an impromptu food drive Saturday, Oct. 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Lynnwood.

Washington Kids in Transition provides basic needs for homeless children in the Edmonds School District. The organization has been working to connect families with the access to local food banks.

The food collected from the drive will be distributed to families that contact their social workers because there is nothing for their family to eat. 

The food drive will be held at the organization’s headquarters, located at 19721 Scriber Lake Rd. in Lynnwood behind Joanne’s Fabrics — in the last building before the apartment complex.

A collection barrel will be right outside the front door. Preferred donation items include:

  • Feminine hygiene supplies
  • Toothpaste and toothbrushes
  • Deodorant
  • Canned meat
  • Dry beans and rice
  • Pasta sauce, pasta sauce, pasta sauce
  • Peanut butter
  • Jelly
  • Pancake mix
  • Bread
  • Canned vegetables
  • Canned fruit
  • Cooking oil, sugar, butter
  • Cheese
  • Dish soap, laundry soap, bath soap
  • Graph paper, pencil sharpeners

For more information, contact Kim@washingtonkidsintransition.org.

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