Eastside Community Aid Thrift Shop Awards Money Donations Totaling $104,609

Eastside Community Aid Thrift Shop, located in Totem Lake, approved 20 grants, awarded 5 scholarships and donated money to one philanthropic organization who earned their ECA funds by providing volunteers at the shop for 2014. 


The following 20 organizations received grant money: 


Hopelink                                                                                  $5,000

Safe Kids Eastside                                                                   $3,000

Assistance League® of the Eastside for Operation School Bell®   $5,000

Eastside Baby Corner                                                               $5,000

Eastside Legal Services Program                                            $5,000

Congregations for the Homeless                                                          $5,000

Friends of Youth                                                                      $5,000

Studio East                                                                              $5,000

Farms For Life                                                                          $5,000

KITH                                                                                        $5,000

Raven Rock Ranch (sponsor a horse)                                       $5,000

The Sophia Way                                                                      $5,000

KIN                                                                                          $5,000

Lifewire                                                                                                $5,000

Bridge Disability Ministries (BDM)                                            $5,000

Sibling House                                                                          $5,000

Lil Bit Therapeutic Riders (sponsor a horse)                             $5,000

HERO House                                                                            $5,000

SHARE/WHEEL                                                                       $5,000

Eastside Timebank                                                                  $1,500



Three Cascadia Community College scholarships were awarded to the following students: Erin Gayatri ($2,000 for engineering), Mary Nystrom ($2,000 Human Service) and Simon Okelo ($2,000 Human Service).


Two Lake Washington Institute of Technology scholarships were awarded to the following students: Kenia Janson ($2,000 Human Service) and Elizabeth Penix ($2,000 Human Service).                             


Phi Beta Psi Philanthropic Organization earned $2,108.51 at the Thrift Shop by providing wonderful volunteers on the third Saturday of each month.   They will use their earned funds for a cancer research service project.  


Eastside Community Aid Thrift Shop located at 12451 116th Ave. NE in Kirkland, is an all-volunteer run thrift shop whose proceeds are donated back into the community through grants to 501(c)(3) organizations. Volunteers are always needed.  Volunteering at this organization can be fun and rewarding.  Clean, resalable donations can be dropped off at the shop during business hours Monday through Saturday from 10:00 am-5:00 pm   ECA now has extended hours on Fridays until 6:00pm.  More information can be found on their website at www.ecathriftshop.org.   Their telephone number is 425-825-1877 for any questions.

Eastside Community Aid Thrift Shop
12451 116th Avenue NE
Kirkland, WA 98034
Phone: 425-825-1877
Hours: Monday - Thursday and Saturday
10 a.m. to 5  p.m.; Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter, July 4th, and New Year's Day