Major Contributors

Honda of Seattle
Honda of Seattle

Tarutis & Barron,  P.S.
Tarutis & Barron, P.S.

Chinook Winery
Kay Simon and Clay Mackey at Chinook  Winery donated cases of their wine for our auctions

Seattle County Day School
Seattle County Day School  donated 20 boxes of children’s books to our Library Project.

Neely-O’Brien Elementary School
Neely-O’Brien Elementary School donated 30 boxes of children’s books for our Library Project.

Westin Hotel
Elizabeth  James, General Manager, and the Westin Hotel for reducing the rental rate for Auction facilities.

North Seattle Christian School
North Seattle Christian School donated 15 boxes of used books from their library as they expanded and updated the collection used by their students.

University of Washington Gifts Program
The UW Gifts Program provided 25 boxes of books that had been previously gifted or donated to the UW but could not be utilized by the
school or their students.

Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators
The Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators donated 10 boxes of brand new children’s books to Sari Sopi School in the Gambia. The Society helped construct a hut library at Sari Sopi and donated these books to help fill the shelves.

Rebecca Fritch
Washington State University student, Rebecca Fritch, arranged for the rescue and delivery of four pallets of new and used books destined for the trash bin. She coordinated with the WSU bookstore to collect the books and then coordinated the donation of a moving truck to deliver the books to GambiaHELP. She and her brother then drove the books from Eastern Washington to Seattle.  The next year Rebecca Fritch and her brother again rescued more text books and brought them to GambiaHELP.  They have provided GambiaHELP will approximately 79,000 pounds of books.