|Bread and Baked Goods for the Needy
Four Dignity/Seattle members joined with others in sorting a wide variety of baked goods into boxes of buns, bagels, sliced bread, desserts, assorted baked goods, etc. During the 2+ hour volunteer session 17 pallets were stacked with 10,420 pounds of bread and baked goods which is the equivalent of 8683 meals. Distribution began the following morning as the pallets were delivered to food banks and homeless shelters to feed those in need.
|Tiny Cabin Village Blanket Donation
A mighty big thank you goes to all who contributed during the recent Dignity/Seattle Christmas Party towards the purchase of 19 wool blankets for TC5. On Thursday, December 12, 2019, Alan of Dignity/Seattle met with Kyle Monzingo who is the Site Coordinator for the Tiny Cabins Safe Harbor Interbay Village on 15th Ave W. adjacent to the Magnolia Bridge. Kyle commented on their need for blankets and mentioned that spare blankets will be made available to residents in other Tiny Cabin Villages in the Seattle area.
|Dignity/Seattle's 2019 Christmas Party
Great food, wonderful friends, and Delia and Annah's beautifully decorated home and generous hospitality made for a memorable Christmas Party on Sunday, December 1st. No one left hungry as there was plenty of delicious ham, salads, and pies. A big thank you goes out to those contributing to this year's collection for the purchase of wool blankets for Tent City 5 at Interbay.
|Dignity/Seattle Contributes to the Annual Backpack Drive for Mary's Place
On Saturday, August 17, five Dignity/Seattle members joined other volunteers from several parishes in packing 400 backpacks with school supplies. Towards this endeavor Dignity/Seattle contributed eighty 16GB USB flash drives that were included in the backpacks specifically going to teenagers. All backpacks were distributed the following Saturday during a ceremony at Mary's Place.
|Repacking Canned Salmon at Food Lifeline
No Flying Fish but plenty of canned salmon to feed the hungry in Western Washington. Paula, Tish, Laure, and Alan joined with volunteers from other organizations on Tuesday, August 6 to inspect and repackage canned salmon for distribution to Food Banks the following morning. Over the 2+ hours four pallets were stacked about 5 feet high each with product of various can sizes. Looking forward to the next Food Lifeline volunteer evening on October 3rd. Hope you can join us.