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By David Pan 

Youth group hopes to boost seniors' spirits

Volunteers make fleece blankets for Harbour Pointe Senior Living residents


Last updated 12/2/2020 at 2:42pm

Photo courtesy of Lisa Jacobsen

Torrie Haupt and Charlotte Haupt (right) of Mukilteo work on a fleece blanket as part of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' holiday outreach program.

A youth group from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Mukilteo is making sure that senior citizens aren't forgotten during the holidays.

Last week, 20 volunteers gathered together to knit fleece blankets as part of a holiday outreach program. The blankets will be presented to senior citizens at Harbour Pointe Senior Living in early December.

"We know that the holidays are a lonely time for many seniors, and we wanted to bring them a nice gift," said project coordinator Becky Bundy. "We wanted to bring them a little joy for the holidays. The blankets are very cozy and soft. T...

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