Day of Hope will provide services for many

POULSBO — The third annual Operation Day of Hope, a day of free services for Kitsap County residents, will take place Oct. 20, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Gateway Fellowship, 18901 8th Ave. NE, Poulsbo. Call (360) 779-5515.

Gateway Fellowship is working with community service providers to reach out and meet local needs in a variety of ways.

Free services being provided on Oct. 20: chair massages, dental exams/treatment, family portraits/photos, fresh and packaged grocery items, haircuts and manicures, health care screenings, health insurance counseling through SHIBA, Kidzone children’s activities, legal and mortgage counseling, minor auto repairs, new and gently used clothing items including winter hats and coats; and new socks and underwear.

DSHS community service representatives will be present to answer questions. A hot meal for the whole family will be served throughout the day. Spanish-speaking translators will be on site.

There will be no charge to participants, and there are no strings attached. All services will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. All comers will be encouraged to choose three areas of assistance desired most, and every effort will be made to accommodate those requests. Volunteers will be on hand throughout the day to explain the process and escort all participants to the services provided.


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