Contributed image — St. Augustine’s in-the-Woods Episcopal Church recently donated the proceeds of its annual Trash & Treasure Sale to five charity groups. Here they are holding up their checks. From left: Susan Sandri / 2017 Trash & Treasure chairwoman, Mel Watson for Time Together (a program within Island Co. Senior Services), Claire Creighton for Whidbey Animals’ Improvement Foundation, Art Taylor for the MobileTurkey Unit, Jane Bothel for Mother Mentors, and Jean Matheny for the Soup’s On! soup kitchen at Island Church in Langley.

St. Augustines gives $5,000 to Whidbey charities

  • Friday, August 11, 2017 6:00pm
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St. Augustine’s in-the-Woods Episcopal Church recently presented five non-profit organizations with the proceeds from this year’s Trash & Treasure Sale.

The groups were Time Together, the Whidbey Animals’ Improvement Foundation, the Mobile Turkey Unit, Mother Mentors and the Soup’s On! soup kitchen.

Each received $1,000.

The 55th annual trash and treasure sale was held April 29 at the church on Honeymoon Bay Road in Freeland. Since 1962, the event has raised approximately $250,000 for Whidbey charities.

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