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Back to School Clothing and School Supply Giveaway


August 29, 2013

Sanctuary Ministries will be giving away gently used summer and winter clothing of all sizes for elementary, Middle School, and High School age kids. For the first time this year they will also have baby and toddler clothing available.

They have racks of coats, hoodies, sweatshirts and t-shirts available, a total of over 2000 square feet of space filled with clothing. The Giveaway is free to anyone who comes in, they limit it to two bags per person otherwise there are no restrictions or requirements.

They will also be giving away school supply kits for elementary ages and teens while supplies last. Children must be present to receive supplies. To add to the fun there will be hot dogs, chips and a face painting booth.

The Back to School Giveaway is an extension of Sanctuary Care Ministries which distributes clothing to anyone in Snohomish County on a weekly basis throughout the year. They have a 1400 square foot building set up like a shop and it is open every Thursday (except holidays), 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Each person may take 2 bags of clothing per visit.

Sanctuary Ministries is located at 15544 75th Street NE, on the corner of Hwy 92 and 75th Street, between Lake Stevens and Granite Falls. For more information please call the church at 360-386-9871 or visit

Donations of clothing, bedding and shoes are always welcome.


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