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Bellringer surpasses $10,000 mark

POULSBO — Bellringer continues to make headway as donations deliver much-needed doses of holiday cheer.

By 9 a.m. Monday, Bellringer had collected $4,855, which is another step toward its $30,000 goal.

Firefighters came through with a large $1,000 donation to give the fund a much-needed boost, and hope their donation will ignite the giving fire once more.

Mike’s Car Wash in Poulsbo remains in the giving spirit as owner Mike Brooks is once again donating a portion of his proceeds throughout this month to give the fund a boost.

Bellringer, a part of the Raab Foundation, which is administered by the Poulsbo Noon Lions Club, provides one-time assistance of food, help with bills, emergency transportation and Christmas food baskets through North Kitsap Fishline.

Donations to the fund can be dropped off at the Kitsap Bank branch in Poulsbo or the North Kitsap Herald, 18887 State Route 305, Suite 700. Donations can also be mailed to Bellringer Fund, P.O. Box 1244, Poulsbo, WA 98370.

The help number for the fund is (360) 697-6087.

Donations through Dec. 12:

• Anonymous $50 From Tara and Josh for

Regan family Christmas

• Anonymous $25 In memory of Lillian Dorn

• Mel Schmuck, Mike, Patricia, Rodger and David $500

In honor of and loving memories of Marge — wife and mother

• John and Sylvia Castleman $50 In loving memory of

daughter, Vicky

• Kitsap County Professional Firefighters, IAFF Local

2819, Poulsbo Bargaining Unit $1,000

• George and June Burt $200 In loving memory of our

daughter, Laurie Burt and Grandpa Hjalmer Olson

• Anonymous $100

• Margaret and Richard Freiboth $10 In memory of Virgil

Freiboth

• Anonymous $100

• From Larry $25 In memory of Arden, Edna and Dewey Smith

• Shirley Loomis Storms $300

• Nancy Johnson $50

• Bob and Betty Henry $100

• Donna Husby Svarthumle $20 In memory of Lorraine Ray

and Laurie Carlson

• Anonymous $100 Blessings

• Lorene Klamke $50 A little help to those not as fortunate as I

• Lester Schmuck $100

• Richard and Delores Van Wyck $500

• Dick and Barb Weiss $100

• Kitsap County Association of Realtors $250 In honor of

Gov. Rosellini

• Al and Alice Benson $200

• Mildred Lindvig $100 In memory of Maurice

• Anonymous $150 In memory of our dear Mom and Gramma,

Amber, Bob and Alena

• Charles and Peggy Sexton $50

• Francis and Rose Nelson $50 Merry X-mas

• Elsie Bigelow and Penny Wight $50

• Patricia Peak $100

• Richard and Bonny Boyde $50 Merry Christmas

• Catherine and John Ahl $100 For the Bellringer Fund

• Phil and Helen Chambell $100 In memory of Alex and Lillan Gross

• Gene and Anne Cook $100 In memory of Gerald and Corrine Cook and Jerry

Cook and Don Fassett

• Snippers Barber Shop $200

Today’s total: $4,855

Running total: $13,226, $16,774 short of $30,000 goal.

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