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The 2013 City of Edmonds United Campaign wrapped-up on December 4th. As part of the campaign city employees volunteered for "Days of Caring" events as well as pledged a total of $7,263 for United Way programs in 2014.

Days of Caring is an annual United Way event that brings together volunteers who are committed to creating positive change in the lives of children, families and seniors. Volunteer teams, organized primarily by local companies, complete projects for local nonprofit agencies that often lack the necessary resources to tackle such important initiatives themselves. 2013 marked the 20th annual Days of Caring and an estimated 859 people volunteered 3,746 hours benefitting 41 projects at Snohomish County nonprofits.

City of Edmonds employees volunteered at Cocoon House in Everett where they weeded and planted flower beds and a community vegetable garden.

(Pictured left to right are: Larry LaFave, Facilities Maintenance, Carolyn LaFave, Mayor's Office, Diane Cunningham, Planning Department, Dayna Young, Cocoon House, and Dave Rohde, IT Department. PS... Dave Rohde's son Campbell was born the day after this picture was taken! You can see Dave, his wife Adrienne and their son Campbell in the "City Employees Welcome New Little Ones" update located later in this newsletter.)

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