Seasonal giving for those experiencing housing insecurity

Every year for more than 30 years, people at Church of the Redeemer provide help to families facing housing insecurity during this time of year at living at Hopelink Kenmore Place. This is transitional housing for 11 families experiencing homelessness.

We need your help to assist those facing housing insecurity. There are two ways to help. Can you help us help others?

Money to buy food gift cards

Each family receives a $100 gift card for food for Thanksgiving and a second card in December. This means we need to collect $2200 for 22 cards by December 17, 2023.

Church of the Redeemer provides support to Hopelink Kenmore Place throughout the year. Any extra money raised for food gift cards at this time will go to other support for those at Kenmore Place.

Welcome gift for a child or teen

When a child or teen moves into Hopelink Kenmore Place with their family, they may have anxiety. To help them feel welcome, they are offered a gift that they can choose. This can bring a some comfort during a time of stress and change.

We collect gifts during at this time of year. We give them to the Hopelink Place staff in January to be given year-round, not specifically during the holidays. Bring your unwrapped gift to Redeemer anytime before December 17. There is a box to put your gift in the room where we worship.

Any questions?

If you need help with brainstorming gift ideas, or anything else about this annual effort, you can email Michelle Henderson at

Thank you notes from residents at Hopelink Kenmore Place for School Supplies in 2019


Hopelink is a nonprofit organization working to end poverty in our community. Each year they help more than 64,000 people through programs that provide stability and the skills and knowledge needed to exit poverty.

Hopelink provides a network of critical social services through a number of different programs—including the following:

  • Housing.
  • Transportation.
  • Family development.
  • Financial assistance.
  • Employment programs.
  • Adult education.
  • Financial literacy training.
  • Five food banks.

For families experiencing homelessness, transitional and long-term housing as well as emergency family shelter may be available through Hopelink.

Read more about Hopelink.

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Church of the Redeemer

Welcome to Church of the Redeemer: Worshiping God, living in community, and reaching out to the world. We are an Episcopal Church serving north King County and south Snohomish County, Washington. As you travel your road, go with friends walking the way of Jesus at Redeemer.

Church of the Redeemer is at 6210 Northeast 181st Street in Kenmore, Washington. We are a short distance north of Bothell Way, near the Burke-Gilman Trail. The entrance looks like a gravel driveway. The campus is larger on the inside than it is on the outside. And we managed to hide a large building on the side of a hill that is not easily seen from the street.

The Episcopal Church welcomes you.