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Greater Duwamish District Council Hosts Donation Drive and Celebration

Hat and glove graphicThe Greater Duwamish District Council (GDDC) is helping to organize a donation drive for survival gear starting now and leading up to a rockin’ celebration, “Taking Care of Our Own,” on Saturday, Dec 12 from 5:00 – 9:00 pm at Machine House Brewery in Georgetown (Map).

The event on December 12 is all ages and is free and open to the public. Clean out your closets and head down to Georgetown for some amazing art and general good times, then bring your gear to Machine House Brewery. David Baca (aka DJ David) is bringing his killer vinyl collection and equipment to spin dance tunes.

What to donate?

  • Coats, gloves, hats, SOCKS!
  • Hygiene supplies (razors, toothbrushes, soap, wipes, lotion, feminine products, diapers), garbage bags, etc. Small/travel bottles are ideal.
  • Camping gear (sleeping bags, tents, tarps, flashlights, AAA batteries). Hand warmers and backpacks are very popular. We can accept items of all sizes for all ages.

Heroes for the Homeless ( is sending Heroes to the event who can also accept cash donations (at the event or online). The Greater Duwamish District Council is not accepting any financial contributions.

If you want to collect donations but can’t make it to the event, please contact Jake Hellenkamp, Neighborhood District Coordinator at

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