Lake Washington Institute of Technology to hold recurring community resource fair

  • Wednesday, January 10, 2018 1:30pm
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Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech) will host a Community Resource Fair on Jan. 11 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The fair is part of a series of events held several times a year in partnership with the City of Kirkland, City of Redmond, WorkSource Seattle-King County, and the King County Library System (Kingsgate, Kirkland, and Redmond libraries).

The events will bring community and college resources together in one location to support low-income, marginalized populations who face multiple barriers. Services will include housing, transportation, food assistance, mental health, immigrant/refugee services, health and dental care, training and education, domestic violence, disability support, and others.

The January fair is the center of a multifaceted, volunteer service project that honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy and his fight against poverty and inequality. Since November 2017, project volunteers have been helping with a campus-wide food drive, as well as creating and distributing information about poverty and hunger in the United States, in order to bring awareness to the food insecurity crisis. Volunteers will assemble bags of the donated items prior to the Resource Fair and distribute them to those in need at the event. The fair is free and open to members of the community.

For more information about the Community Resource Fair, visit LWTech.edu/ResourceFair

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