City of Sammamish announces "Mayor's Day of Concern" - A Halloween Food & Winter Gear Drive on Saturday, October 31, 2020

Release Date: October 14, 2020

The Cities of Sammamish and Issaquah are joining forces with Issaquah Food & Clothing Bank for "Mayor's Day of Concern."

On October 31, 2020, from 11am to 2pm, residents of both cities can help their Eastside neighbors prepare for the cold winter months ahead by donating food, basic needs, or winter gear items at the Mayor's Day of Concern Drive this Halloween.

Only the following items will be accepted:

Urgent Needs - Non-expired, unopened items only, please

  • Pasta sauce (small, medium; canned/plastic jars)
  • Cooking oil (small/medium bottles)
  • Boost or Ensure
  • Peanut butter and jelly (small/medium jars)
  • Hearty soups (such as Progresso, Chunky, or Campbell's - regular and gluten-free)
  • Spaghetti noodles (regular and gluten-free)
  • Canned pasta
  • Diapers (size 5, 6 and pull-ups)
  • Baby wipes
  • Feminine pads (smaller packs preferred)

Winter Gear Needs - New items only, please

  • Outerwear coats
  • Raincoats / ponchos
  • Boots
  • Warm hats
  • Gloves
  • Thick socks
  • Thermals

No contact, drive-thru donation drop-off at two locations:

In Sammamish:

Central Washington University

120, 228th Avenue NE

Sammamish, WA 98074

 

In Issaquah:

Our Savior Lutheran Church

745 Front Street South

Issaquah, WA 98027

All donations will be distributed to the local community through the Issaquah Food & Clothing Bank.

 

Mayor's Day of Concern flyer