Forget Elf on a Shelf; this year, be the elf yourself and help out the jolly old elf himself with Operation Santa.
You'll find everything you need on the USPS website.
All over the country, kids will send letters to Santa, asking for everything from toys to basics, like a warm coat or shoes, and you can make their Christmas wish come true.
Starting Monday, letters to Santa from low-income kids are available for adoption online.
You can pick a letter from any city in the country, and it's tax deductible.
Just remember, your gift needs to be mailed out by Dec. 20.
If you want your child to be added to the list, beanelf.org has everything you need to know.
Kitsap Community Resources assists income-eligible families, disabled people, and senior citizens, by insulating and making minor energy-efficient related repairs to eligible stick built and manufactured homes.
~KCR will conduct an energy audit of your home to determine whether your home qualifies for Weatherization.
~If your home is fully insulated, no weatherization services can be provided.
~Home Weatherization services are available free of charge to low-income residents, both homeowners and renters, up to 200% of the poverty level.
Call 360-473-2045 to see if you qualify! https://www.kcr.org/weatherization/
National Survey of Supports Family Members/ Adult Allies Provide to Young People during their Transition Years
The "National Survey" was developed through a collaboration between the Pathways Research and Training Center at Portland State University and FREDLA, the Family-Run Executive Director Leadership Association.
To access the family member/adult ally survey, click here.
To access the young adult survey, click here.
Visit the National Institute for Health Care Management for more information
THE RESEARCH IS CLEAR
Read more about the #OneCaringAdult campaign here.
Annual Prevention Summit honors community leaders dedicated to promoting health and wellness in Washington
OLYMPIA – For their work to promote mental health and wellness and prevent substance use disorder, the Washington State Health Care Authority (HCA) recently honored several individuals and organizations at the 35th annual Washington State Prevention Summit, held Nov. 5 and 6 in Yakima.
Stacey Milbern didn't lose power during the recent blackouts, but if she had, things could have gotten dicey fast.
Read the full article here.
FYSPRT Coordinator, Colleen Bradley