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March 24, 2014 at 1:41 PM

How to help disaster victims or report those missing

Officials responding to the massive mudslide near Oso, east of Arlington, are providing more specific directions for those with information about people missing or those seeking ways to help. They are urging people who believe a friend or family member is missing to call the Snohomish County Department of Emergency Management at 425-388-5088.  Officials are trying…

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December 11, 2013 at 12:33 PM

Mill Creek couple accused of children’s donation scam

A Mill Creek couple are accused of taking money intended as donations for children’s charitable organizations. The state Attorney General filed a restraining order and a complaint today in King County Superior Court, accusing Michael and Amy Gannon of violating the state Consumer Protection Act. The complaint alleges that the Gannons used numerous deceptive practices to entice…

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November 15, 2012 at 9:59 AM

Mayor McGinn: Please donate to local food banks

With donations to food banks down in our area, Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn today urged folks to donate food, money and their time to local food banks this season. Couple the drop in donations with an increase in the number of people needing help, the city wants to make sure no one goes hungry, McGinn said…

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September 26, 2012 at 1:59 PM

Puget Sound Blood Center needs type O negative blood

An increased demand for type O negative blood in the past 10 days has created a significant shortage in this area, and the Puget Sound Blood Center is asking for your help. The blood center says it has seen a 15 percent spike in the need for type O negative blood at area hospitals in the…

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August 16, 2012 at 4:12 PM

Fire relief workers need donations of money, but not stuff

Relief workers helping people evacuated due to the Taylor Bridge Fire in Central Washington have been overwhelmed by donations of clothes and food, they say, and they don’t want any more. Instead, people are urged to donate money. Workers have warehouse space and are sorting donations, but “definitely right now we do not need anymore clothes,”…

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June 3, 2012 at 12:45 PM

Komen participation down 40 percent; donations down $500,000

About 8,500 people walked and ran in Sunday’s Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure,  40 percent fewer than last year. The Seattle event raised $1.1 million for breast-cancer research and health services, half a million dollars less than in 2011. Officials blame the controversy over Komen’s decision earlier this year to cut off funding…

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