Toiletry donations set record


The Bellevue and Seattle AAA offices collected more than 41,700 toiletry items as part of the organization's Soap for Hope drive.

In all, 126,646 items were collected by all AAA offices, an all-time record and 21 percent more than last year’s collection of 105,079 items.

All items collected at these offices were donated locally to ROOTS Young Adult Shelter, Downtown Emergency Service Center, Nickelsville, The Sophia Way, Treehouse, Camp Unity, Community Psychiatric Clinic and the YWCA Women’s Center.

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