Photo by Lotus Head from Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa</font< Photo by Lotus Head from Johannesburg, Gauteng, South AfricaEl Centro de la Raza is selling Christmas trees this holiday season in Beacon Hill through December 23 as part of a creative fundraising effort for the organization. Trees are available for purchase at the Kiosk located on 2524 16th Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98144.

The Christmas Tree Lot is open on the following dates and times:

• November 28 to December 23
• Monday–Friday between 4:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.
• Saturday–Sunday between 12:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.

This event will raise essential funds to support El Centro de la Raza’s 44 human service and community building programs that benefit over 13,975 vulnerable underrepresented people every year. Currently most of the low income families that come through their doors live below the poverty line and rely heavily on government assistance and emergency services. These services help empower and stabilize households every day. By buying a tree, Seattle residents can directly help their community and support El Centro de la Raza to provide high quality human services.

“Our Christmas Tree Sale helps us provide services to those who are most in need in our communities during the holiday season and throughout the year,” said Estela Ortega, Executive Director of El Centro de la Raza.

El Centro de la Raza continues to partner with a small Latino-owned business operated by Adrian and Evencio Gonzalez in Onalaska, Washington. They are dedicated craftsman who providing expert Christmas tree care.

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