Donated warm socks for those in need. REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Donated warm socks for those in need. REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Give back in Willow’s Place Hope for Families on Dec. 5

Thursday’s luncheon accepting donated clothing and other items for those in need

  • Sunday, December 1, 2019 7:11pm
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Several prizes, including a Danny Pierce work of art and a wooden rocking chair, will be up for grabs at a benefit auction for the Willow’s Place Hope for Families event on Thursday, Dec. 5.

Donate jackets, blankets, sleeping bags or other items and receive a free lunch at the Golden Steer Steak ‘n’ Rib House, 23826 104th Ave. SE, Kent. Festivities begin at 11:30 a.m.

Willow’s Place is a community and business-coordinated effort that helps feed the hungry and warms the homeless. Reber Ranch, HomeStreet Bank and Catalyst Travel are sponsoring the event.

Help support local struggling families by bringing to the luncheon: new or gently used sleeping bags, blankets, inflatable mattresses, coats and jackets of all sizes, gloves, hats, scarves and shoes.

The lunch will include the popular Christmas Dash, a special raffle and silent and auction items.

Local author Richard LeMieux, who wrote “Breakfast at Sally’s,” is among the guest speakers.

Monetary donations can be made payable to: Willow’s Place, 27203 – 116th Place SE, Kent, WA 98030, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization #27-3846934.

To make reservations, call Cheryl Anderson at 206-719-0814 or email theandersons56@yahoo.com.

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