Second Annual “Santa Paws” is Coming to Town

Bring your pup for a photo with SantaSANTA PAWS is a free photo op with Santa for you and your pet happening this Saturday, Dec. 1st from noon-3PM. Hosted by Prudential Northwest Realty, this 2nd Annual event takes place at the Prudential office in West Seattle’s Jefferson Square Shopping Center, 4700 42nd Ave SW, Suite 600. Just look for the balloon festooned signs that will direct you every step of the way.

Appointments are encouraged and accepted, but not required (i.e. walk-ins are welcome). If you have questions or would like to reserve a particular time, call the Prudential Northwest Realty office at 206-932-4500.

We will also provide complimentary coffee/tea and holiday treats for you and your pet.

What? No pet? Then just stop by for refreshments and to say hello.

In the spirit of the season, we will be accepting donations for the West Seattle Food Bank AND the Marine Corps Toys for Tots program.

From collecting to sorting to distributing

The toys have all been donated and collected, now come the tasks of sorting and distributing.

I am humbled by the thought of 3 Marines taking on this staggering responsibility. So many boys and girls will benefit from their generous spirits, having very little idea of all that is involved in helping them find some joy this holiday season.

Here are some photos I took at the Toys for Tots distribution warehouse a few days ago. This only shows a portion of what was already there and many more truck loads have come in since then.

The two Marines pictured are Staff Sgt. Chris Apgar and Cpl. Stephanie Coverdale.

An easy way to give Toys For Tots

Prudential Northwest Realty and I are proud to participate in the annual Marine Corps Toys for Tots toy drive. This worthwhile cause sponsored by the United States Marine Corps has a long and successful history. The drive is run by volunteers and depends on folks like you and me to provide toys for them to distribute to local children who might not otherwise have much to celebrate on Christmas.

My office is a collection site for new, unwrapped toys to benefit Toys for Tots. If you have toys to donate you can drop them off at my Prudential Northwest Realty office in Jefferson Square, West Seattle. The address is 4700 42nd Ave SW, 98116.

If you can’t make it to the Prudential office, call me at 206-708-9800 and I will arrange to pick up your donation at your home or office.

All donations of NEW, UNWRAPPED TOYS are gratefully accepted.

For more information, visit www.ToysForTots.org. (Sorry this isn’t a clickable link, but my blog editor is acting up and won’t allow me to insert links or photos at the moment.)