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Giving Tree, Giving Box Fundraisers both heartwarming successes

A big Holiday Shout Out to our incredible PhinneyWood community who very generously donated to the Illumination Learning Studios Giving Box Fundraiser for FamilyWorks and the numerous Giving Trees in the neighborhood.

The Giving Box collected so much – 900 warm clothing items and 3 huge bags of food – that they were able share the spoils with FamilyWorks and the homeless encampment at Phinney Ridge Lutheran church on Greenwood. Many thanks to the businesses and organizations involved:

  • Seattle Betsuin Buddhist Temple
  • Phinneywood United Methodist Church
  • Verity Credit Union
  • Georgous Georges
  • Cascadia Elementary School 
  • Illumination Learning Studios

The PNA has also wrapped up another enormously successful Holiday Giving Tree. 7 local business hosted trees, and nearly 500 gifts have been purchased and donated to 9 local schools and non-profits as well as to the PNA Hot Meal Program and Senior Center. Many thanks to the businesses and organizations involved:

Phinney Center
Greenwood Senior Center
Whittier Kids
HomeStreet Bank Phinney
HomeStreet Bank Crown Hill
Umpqua Bank Greenwood
Nutty Squirrel Gelato
3 Wishes Seattle

Many individuals and families will benefit this year from this wonderful program and the generosity of this community. Thanks to all who participated!