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Volunteers of Lynnwood’s Hygiene Center clean up Gold Park

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., May 19, 2023—The Lynnwood Hygiene Center closed early on Thursday, May 18, to allow staff member Amberlee Bell, and nine other volunteers the opportunity to clean up neighboring Gold Park. From 4 p.m. until about 4:45 p.m. the crew collected four large bags of trash before reconvening at the Hygiene Center for a […]

Lynnwood’s Hygiene Center struggles to keep up with staggering numbers

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LYNNWOOD, Wash., May 10, 2023—Every Monday through Saturday morning, Amberlee Bell exits her on-site trailer to prepare the Lynnwood Hygiene Center for operation. The site provides access to private showers, restroom facilities, clothes, and food to people who are homeless and living in extreme poverty. Like many of the six volunteers that work at the […]

Transformed emission station provides homeless with shower and restroom access

By: Erin Freeman | Lynnwood Times Staff The city of Lynnwood’s former Washington State Motor Vehicle Emission Inspection Station has temporarily transformed into a hygiene facility, providing access to showers and restrooms to the homeless population during the coronavirus pandemic. “The need was huge in response to COVID-19…we’ve been critical to people’s hygiene needs without […]

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