WA.) -- Columbia Bank, headquartered in Tacoma and with over 140
locations or ATMS in Washington, Oregon and Idaho has its annual Warm
underway for the holidays.
Hearts Winter Drive
aid nonprofit organizations in providing services to individuals,
families and children in need.
to the U.S.
Department of Housing and Urban Development,
the number of people experiencing homelessness in the Northwest has
increased six percent since 2015, and there are nearly 20,000
homeless people in Washington alone.
31st, donations can be submitted at WarmHeartsWinterDrive.com
and both cash and
winter attire can be donated at all Columbia Bank locations in
Washington, Oregon and Idaho.
percent of the
clothing and funds collected during the drive will be donated
back to 49 shelters and relief organizations in the communities where
the collections originated.
year, Warm Hearts raised over $157,000 and nearly 12,000 items to
benefit 53 homeless shelters in the Northwest including the Seattle
Gospel Union Mission, Tacoma Rescue Mission and the Portland Rescue
Mission. The goal this year is to raise $160,000 for people in the
northwest impacted by homlessness. To make a donation please