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2018

  • November 28, 2018 – Buy a discounted-price hockey ticket ($25 and $20) ONLINE for Saturday, Dec 15 to see the Everett Silvertips play the Seattle Thunderbirds. Fans ordering the online tickets will receive a teddy bear to toss onto the ice after the first Tips goal. The teddy bears will be donated to Christmas House and the WARM 106.9 Teddy Bear Patrol. See details and buy your special offer ticket ONLINE today. Offer ends 1 pm on 12/14. www.everettsilvertips.com/teddybeartoss
  • November 27, 2018 – Donate a new toy or make a cash donation (suggested $5) to Christmas House at the Everett Silvertips games on Dec. 1, 5, 9, or 15 and you’ll be entered into a drawing to win one of seven great prizes. Drawings will be held after first intermission on Dec. 15. Need not be present to win. Prizes include signed jersey, helmet, trading card sets and pucks.
  • October 1, 2018 – Sign up to volunteer your time! Christmas House needs hundreds of volunteers from Thanksgiving weekend through Dec 16. Anyone age 16 or older can volunteer. Come join us! See details on the VOLUNTEER tab and then use the REGISTER (VOLUNTEERS) tab to sign up for a shift.
  • Sept 2018 – Sharing Wheels needs help refurbishing 135 kids’ bikes for Christmas House. No experience is necessary. Work parties every Thursday night (Sept 20-Dec 6), plus 5 Sunday work parties. Free 1-hour trainings for new volunteers Sept 30, Oct 11, Oct 14. See details online. http://sharingwheels.org/
  • March 2018 – View our 2017 Annual Report (letter format pdf)

2017

  • 12/16/17 – Christmas House ended the 2017 season providing gifts to 7,500 children from 2,500 Snohomish County families. Thank you to everyone who provided gifts or money to buy gifts for the children, to the Boys & Girls Club for providing our home, and to the hundreds of volunteers who teamed together to help make this Christmas a happy holiday for all the families who shopped with us this year.
  • 12/02/17 – Thank you to the Goldwing Touring Association, Chapter C, “Evergreen Wings,” based out of Everett, who collected over 200 stuffed animals for Christmas House.
  • 11/28/17 – Donate a new toy or make a cash donation (suggested $5) to Christmas House at the Silvertips games (Dec 2/6/8/16/17) and you’ll be entered into a drawing to win great prizes. Prize drawing will be held at Dec 17 game; need not be present to win. Prizes: Team signed jersey; Trading card set for one of the following seasons 14-15, 15-16 and 16-17; Autographed game-used stick: Riley Sutter, Matt Fonteyne, Conner Dewar; Autographed game used helmet: Patrick Bajkov.  Discounted tickets also available online for the Dec 2 game (see posting below)  http://everettsilvertips.com/
  • 11/17/17 – Buy a discounted-price hockey ticket ($24 and $19) ONLINE for Saturday, Dec 2 to see the Everett Silvertips play the Saskatoon Blades. Fans ordering the first 1,000 tickets will receive a teddy bear to toss onto the ice after the first Tips goal. The teddy bears will be donated to Christmas House and the WARM 106.9 Teddy Bear Patrol. See details and buy your special offer ticket ONLINE today. Offer ends 1 pm on 12/2. www.everettsilvertips.com/teddybeartoss
  • 11/16/17 – Christmas House needs volunteers age 16 and older to help with move-OUT Sunday. Select “Register” on the left sidebar if you can help.
  • 10/20/17 – Christmas House needs volunteers to help prepare this year’s “store” and for shifts we’re open to our shoppers. Select “Volunteer” on the left sidebar to see all the details. Select “Register” to see what days/time slots are available and to access the online registration tool.
  • The 2016 Annual Report is now available – see the link on the left sidebar.
  • Thank you to the Northwest Packer Backers, who presented a $2,650 donation check to Christmas House on January 8, 2017.

2016

  • Thank you to everyone who helped 7,946 children have a happier holiday in 2016!
  • Donated gifts at Christmas House make holiday merrier for kids (HeraldNet.com article)
  • Students help Elks collect toys, books for Christmas House (HeraldNet.com article)
  • Snohomish County nonprofits: Where to give in 2016 (HeraldNet.com article)

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