“When in plenty you sit by a warm fireside, then it’s time to remember the poor.”
The words are old, from an obscure English folk song, but the sentiment remains strong. Holiday giving is a happy tradition for many people, but one that benefits from a little know-how.
However generous, some donations are helpful, but others are not. Five organizations serving homeless and poor people around Seattle offered up their own recommendations for what people really need for the holidays — and a few things they don’t.