Bellringer donations near $10,000 mark

POULSBO — With a mere 20 days to go, the Bellringer Fund reached an important milestone this week — one-third of its goal donated.

But that still means there’s about $20,000 needed to ensure the community-supported fund can continue its mission next year. Tax deductible donations can be made to the Bellringer Fund at Kitsap Bank in Poulsbo, 19725 7th Avenue, and the North Kitsap Herald, 18887 State Highway 305, Suite 700.

Donations can also be mailed to the Bellringer Fund, P.O. Box 1244, Poulsbo, WA 98370 or to the North Kitsap Herald, P.O. Box 278, Poulsbo, WA 98370.

Contributions of $250 or more receive a receipt for the donor’s records. Families, individuals and organizations will be listed on the front page of the Herald every issue as donations are tallied.

Community members can also help the Bellringer fund by getting their vehicles washed at Mike’s Car Wash in Poulsbo Village.

Now through Dec. 31, owner Mike Brooks will be donating a portion of all automatic car wash sales to the fund.

The North Kitsap Herald is still collecting toys for the Fishline Food Bank’s Christmas Toy Shop until Monday morning. New, unwrapped toys can be dropped off at the Herald office between 8 a.m. and 9 a.m. Dec. 13.

Bellringer donations through Dec. 9:

• Anonymous $250 In appreciation of Frank and Mabel Raab

• Anonymous $250 In appreciation of Helen Karas and Karen Ejde

• Leo Fried and Terry Cowen $100

• Doris E. Husby-Pierce $30

• $100 In loving memory of our wonderful granddaughter Natasha Hill, Archie and Norma Lien

• John and Sylvia Castleman $100 In loving memory of daughter Vicky

• Cora E. Caldart $50 In memory of Clyde and Audrey

• $200 Jill, Don Brooke and Andrew

• Nanci Lien and Daniel Pascoe $100 In memory of Natasha Hill

• Curves $100 In appreciation of our wonderful community in which we live

• Mary Warren $100

• Anonymous $25

• Alton and Alice Benson $100

• Earl and Irene Hagen $50 In memory of Bill and Vi Longnecker

• Anonymous $200

• $200 from the NKHS Leo Club

• Anonymous $500

• Mildred Lindvig $100 In memory of my husband Maurice Lindvig

• Don and Nancy Johnson $50

• Dick and Barb Weiss $50

• Doyle and Betty Louden $100

• Parker and Mearl Cooper $100

• Louise Shields $50 In memory of Ed

• Anonymous $50 In memory of Joe, Edith and Ada

• Book Stop $100

• James and Lois Schottler $50 In memory of Jim Secreto

• $50 In memory of my dad Bruce Guldjord and in honor of my beloved family, Jan S.

• Anonymous $100 In memory of Pauline Troka

• Francis and Rose Nelson $25

• Roger and Marcia Serwold $100 In memory of Olaf and Helen Serwold and Ed and Lenore Myers

• $200 In memory of Carl and Lillian Larson

• $200 In loving memory of Harvey and Charlotte Harlow, by Bruce and Betty Harlow

• Marge and Mel $100

Today’s total $3,880

Running total $9,271

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