Elissa Sommer, HCM Director, 206-909-0159,
All HCM gifts may be placed in the Commons Mission Box.

LWR SCHOOL KITS - We are collecting school supplies for our Lutheran World Relief Kits. Our goal is 200 kits by mid-October. Please help us gather needed items by purchasing now while the costs are low. Items needed:

rulers with centimeters/inches-need 71
student scissors-need 112
black or blue ballpoint pens (no gel ink)-need 544
70 sheet spiral notebook, wide or college rule-need 200

VOLUNTEERS are needed to help cut material for the LWR school bags. If you are able to help, please contact Elissa.

FOOD CLOSET CURRENT NEEDS - Cup of noodles, canned meals such as ravioli, stew, soups, canned chicken or other meats, canned peas/carrots, granola bars, apple juice, pancake mix, fruit snacks, fruit cups, applesauce, peanut butter, bottled water, paper towels. Items with pull-tops are preferred since many don't have can openers.

SEPTEMBER BLANKET DRIVE - During the month of September we will be collecting blankets-both NEW and OLD. These will be used in several of our areas of need including homeless, Lutheran World Relief and our Giving Tree. Please make sure that older blankets are laundered, in good condition, and are free of stains and tears.

CROPWALK IS COMING - The Seattle CROP Hunger Walk is a community event to help end hunger here in the Greater Seattle Area and around the globe. By participating in the Seattle CROP Hunger Walk you help to provide food and water, as well as resources that empower people to meet their own needs. Join us on Sunday, October 4th, at 1:00pm at Alki UCC, 6115 SW Hinds. The Seattle CROP Hunger Walk: ending hunger one step at a time! For more information, visit their website at

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