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Day of the Dead remembrance returns to Lynnwood

lynnwood Day of the Dead

LYNNWOOD, Wash., November 25, 2022β€”The annual Day of the Dead celebration hosted by the WAGRO Foundation returns to Lynnwood, October 29, offering everything from music, to dancing, to artwork, and of course food. On display were the works of Photographer Mary Gomez Camba, featuring portraits of women dressed up as La Catrina. Camba began photographing […]

WA-GRO Foundation provides meals to hundreds of students

WA-GRO

EL OCOTITO, Mexico, January 2, 2022 – The WA-GRO Foundation provided over one thousand residents (300 families) of El Ocotito in Mexico chicken dinners and gifts to commence the New Year. Lynnwood Councilwoman and Guerrero native Julieta Altamirano-Crosby shared with the Lynnwood Times how when she was a kid, fellow Guerrero resident Roberto Callea would […]

Drive-thru Coat Drive

Drive-thru coat drive

The WAGRO Foundation and the Lynnwood Food Bank are having a Drive-thru Coat Drive to collect children’s coats for the children of Afghan families in our area. When: Saturday, November 6, 2021 between 10 a.m. and noon Where: Lynnwood Food Bank, 5320 176th Street SW, Lynnwood behind Silver Creek Family Church. Please bring new and […]

WAGRO provides local seniors access to vaccine

Wagro helping seniors

Noel Pai-Young | Lynnwood Times Lynnwood, Wash., March 8, 2021 – WAGRO Foundation President Daniela Altamirano-Crosby as well as her mother, City Councilmember Julieta Altamirano-Crosby, lead efforts to help seniors get vaccinated. The organization partnered with Lynnwood Food Bank (LFB) volunteer Paula Lapham who design a new carpooling model that organized appointment sign ups and […]

Lynnwood resident Daniela Altamirano-Crosby accepts job in D.C.

Daniela Altamirano-Crosby

By Noel Pai-Young | Lynnwood Times Reporter Lynnwood, Wash., March 3, 2021 – Daniela Altamirano-Crosby, President of WAGRO Foundation, accepted a position as a scheduler for Congressman Brad Schneider (IL-10 D) in February. She is currently working remotely until pandemic restrictions are lifted. Graduate of the University of Washington, Altamirano-Crosby completed her degree in Political […]

Doing it her way to make difference!

Daniela Altamirano-Crosby

Daniela Altamirano-Crosby spent her childhood in Guerrero, Mexico, moving to Washington State in 2009 at just ten years old. Now, as a Lynnwood local, she’s building bridges between the two communities while preparing to graduate from college this coming winter.  Going into her Freshman year of college at the University of Washington (UW), Altamirano-Crosby, 21, […]

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