Amidst all the hustle and bustle that comes this time of year, it’s important to make time to practice gratitude and give back, as the season can be especially difficult for some members of our community and across the globe.

From simple acts of kindness to larger efforts that make a significant impact, there are several ways to give back this year. Whether you volunteer with a local organization, make a financial contribution to a worthy cause, or give a gift to a child in need, your generosity is sure to spread some holiday cheer.

Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season:

  • Participate in a holiday-themed race for a good cause
  • Take lunches to first responders working during the holidays
  • Bake cookies and pass them out to neighbours
  • Take…

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The holiday season is upon us, and while we’re looking forward to quality time with friends and family, great food, and spectacular presents – not everyone is as fortunate. A great way to support our communities throughout the holidays is looking for opportunities to give back. Use the suggestions below to find new ways to donate, volunteer, and more this month.

1. Make Fiscal Donations — One of the simplest ways to support causes you care about is by making a fiscal donation. Charities and nonprofits throughout the community are always looking for more financial support! Research charities in your community that align with your passions and seamlessly make multiple donations.

2. Perform Random Acts of Kindness — Giving back isn't necessarily about…

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As our fall weather settles in, we start to look toward the holiday season to keep our hearts warm. Check out our list of recommended events in Snohomish and King County for 2022. Please celebrate joyfully and responsibly. 

THANKSGIVING DAY TURKEY TROTS

  • Mukilteo Turkey Trot 5K
  • Arlington Turkey Trot 5K
  • Woodinville Turkey Trot 5k
  • Issaquah Turkey Trot

EVENTS, TREE LIGHTING CEREMONIES & HOLIDAY LIGHT DISPLAYS

  • Snowflake Lane in Bellevue - Nov 25 to Dec 24
  • Garden d'Lights at the Bellevue Botanical Garden - Nov 26 to Dec 31
  • GeekGraft Expo Holiday Market in Seattle - Nov 26
  • Edmonds Christmas Tree Lighting - Nov 26
  • Hometown Holidays Kick-Off in Arlington - Nov 26
  • Light up Monroe - Nov 27
  • Redmond Lights - Dec 1 to Jan…

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