Women’s Shelter Jewelry Project


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“It was just terrific to receive this,” said Ciara Murphy, director of Catherine Booth House, “Often women come here with just the clothes on their backs. They’re lucky if they have time to gather the bare essentials together, let alone jewelry. Recently the police brought a woman to us who had been pushed out of a moving car by her abuser – she didn’t even have her purse.”

The Women’s Shelter Jewelry Project solicits donations of any and all jewelry to sort, clean, repair, and give to Seattle-area women’s shelters and the YWCA Dress for Success Program. Members of the Seattle Metals Guild, and their friends, volunteer to do the sorting and cleaning. Need more information? Please send an email to wsjp@seattlemetalsguild.org.

Have a necklace that is collecting dust in your jewelry box or a pair of earrings that you just are not wearing any more? The Women’s Shelter Jewelry Project will take it. All types and styles of jewelry are accepted, even if broken, for donation and may be dropped off year-round at the following locations:

Bellevue Arts Museum Gift Shop
510 Bellevue Way N.E.
Bellevue, WA
425-519-0770
Tues-Sat 11-5

Burien Arts Gallery
Burien Arts Association (501-c3)
826 SW 152nd St,
Burien, WA 98166
206-244-7808
Mon-Fri 11–7; Sat & Sun 11-5

Danaca Design
5619 University Way N.E.
Seattle, WA
206-524-0916
Tues-Fri 11 – 6, Sat 10 – 6

Fremont Jewelry Design
3510 Fremont Place North
Seattle, WA
206-547-5551
Tues-Sat 10-6

Seattle Art Museum Gift Shop
1300 First Avenue
Seattle, WA
206-654-3100
Wed-Sun 10-5, Thurs & Fri 10-9

YWCA Seattle/King Country
Dress for Success
1118 Fifth Avenue
Seattle, WA
206-461-7833
Mon-Fri 9-5

Istina
2804 E Madison St.
Seattle, WA
206-322-6527
Daily 11-5

 

Jewelry donations can also be mailed to:
Danaca Design
5619 University Way NE
Seattle, WA 98105