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Fishline seeking gift donations for Toy Shop

POULSBO — The Forest Rock Hills subdivision in Poulsbo held its 10th annual food drive Nov. 10 to benefit Fishline Food Bank.

A total of 1,143 pounds of food supplies and $150 in cash was collected and delivered to Fishline.

“These donations at this special time of year are very important to Fishline and those families in need” said Mary Nader, executive director of Fishline. “Being able to depend on the fine people of Forest Rock Hills each year to make generous contributions is very reassuring. A much appreciated thank you to all who helped.”

Fishline is seeking donations for its Toy Shop, which allows parents served by the food bank to personally choose gifts that would bring the most joy to their children.

Santa’s elves will assist the parents in making their selections from donated new toys, books, games, and clothing.

Items for infants through adolescents are needed. Gift cards are especially appreciated for the older teens.

If you wish to donate new unwrapped toys, books, gift cards, games or clothing, please bring those items to one of the following collection sites in Poulsbo no later than Dec. 11:
— Curves, 19351 8th Ave., No. 101.
— Poulsbo Chamber of Commerce, 19351 8th Ave., No. 108.
— North Kitsap Herald, 19351 8th Ave., No. 205.
— 1st Security Bank, 21650 Market Place.
— Farmers Insurance, 19168 Jensen Way, Office B.
— Sport Haus, 19505 7th Ave.
— Poulsbo Parks and Recreation, 19540 Front St.
— Poulsbo Fire Station, 911 Liberty Road.
— First Lutheran Church, 18920 4th Ave.
— Hostmark Apartments, 703 NE Hostmark St.
— Poulsbo Athletic Club, 19611 7th Ave.

Sign-ups for the Toy Shop are being taken through Dec. 6. Participants must live in Poulsbo or Suquamish and have ID and proof of address.

Fishline’s mission is to serve families in need by providing food and emergency services. Fishline is located at 18916 3rd Ave. in Poulsbo. For more information, go to www.nkfishline.org.

 

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