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Assistance League dresses students for success


September 13, 2017

Corrie Ernsdorff of Mukilteo sorts through donated clothes for the thrift shop along with Dale Moser of Mill Creek on Monday morning, Sept. 11, at the Assistance League of Everett at 5107 Evergreen Way. Ernsdorff said she’s been volunteering for the past four years.

As students return to school this month, an all-volunteer nonprofit in Everett is ramping up for its 52nd year of providing new clothes at no cost to those in need.

Last year, the Assistance League of Everett clothed some 4,782 students from 15 school districts throughout Snohomish County and Camano Island, all through its Operation School Bell program.

This year, the nonprofit expects to help just as many, if not more.

“Each year, we have been able to increase the number of students we clothe, but the need has been growing more rapidly than we have,” said Carla Hogan, this year’s...

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