School supply, shoe drive for needy students begins this summer at Valley churches

Valley churches and the Helping Hands Food Bank in North Bend are collecting and distributing school supplies and shoes for those in need again this summer.  Students who attend school (grades K-12) in the Snoqualmie Valley are encouraged to sign up at the food bank July 11 through July 25.

School supplies and shoes will be handed out August 15 and 22 at the food bank, located at the North Bend Community Church, 146 E. 3rd St.

School supplies, shoes and/or cash donations are requested. Drop off sites for supplies will be located at Mt. Si Lutheran Church in North Bend and Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in Snoqualmie, and (new) shoes can also be dropped off at Snoqualmie Valley Alliance Church offices at 8020 Railroad Ave S.E., Snoqualmie.

Checks for school supplies can be made out to "Helping Hands Schools" and mailed to Joan Ritland, c/o Mt. Si Lutheran Church, P.O. Box 487, North Bend, WA 98045. The supply drive will end on August 8.


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