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(Ecumenical Christian Helping Hands Organization)

Volunteers helping Jefferson County residents
live independently

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ECHHO NEWSLETTER
November 2011

Thanksgiving Day is Everyday for ECHHO

This years Thanksgiving Cornucopia Celebration was especially appropriate for ECHHO. Everyone involved with ECHHO, whether as employee, volunteer, care receiver, or equipment borrower, has a lot to be thankful for. As employees, we can be thankful that we have the opportunity to participate in such an important and appreciated organization. I can think of few other occupations where the clients are so thankful for our work. As for volunteers, by their very nature, they are thankful for the opportunity to serve others in need. Volunteers are, indeed, special people who set a wonderful example for all of us. And, of course, our care receivers and equipment users are extremely thankful for ECHHO’s efforts to ease their burden when they are in difficult situations with no one else to help them. I can’t imagine any other organization where the words “thank you” are spoken so frequently every day!




ECHHO Welcomes our Newest Volunteers!

David Draheim of Marrowstone, Leslie Fellner of Port Townsend,
Sharon Hall of Chimacum, Linda Pearson of Port Townsend



ECHHO Thanks the Following Churches, Organizations
and Individuals for Their Very Generous Financial Gifts:

First Presbyterian Church, Brinnon Community Church, Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, Calvary Community Church, Jefferson General Hospital, Olympic Area Agency on Aging, Peninsula Cancer Center, Edith Grobe Foundation, SOS Printing, Seven Cedars Casino, Edensaw Community Cancer Foundation, and the many volunteers and care receivers too numerous to mention.

Together we can make it happen!

OCTOBER 2011 SERVICE STATISTICS
October was a very busy month!
PEOPLE SERVED VOLUNTEER HOURS MEDICAL EQUIPMENT LOANED
TOTAL Rides to Medical Appointments Other Volunteer Services Miles Driven
120 278 190 88 3,857 156

To make a monetary donation, mail your check to
ECHHO, 1110 Jefferson St., Port Townsend, WA 98368.
If you would like to donate medical equipment or volunteer, please call us
at (360) 379-3246 or email us: echhopt@qwestoffice.net.
Thank you for your support!

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