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One woman’s mission to stack the racks at Everybody’s Closet

 

Last updated 12/21/2018 at Noon

Nancy Fischer poses with one of the mannequins used to display the items available for free from Everybody’s Closet. The clothing and personal items are collected by non-profit groups from throughout Snohomish County, then displayed on a revolving schedule at the Senior Center in Everett and the Advent Lutheran Church in Mill Creek.

Bright-eyed Nancy Fischer is not a magician, but she does know how to turn an old shirt into a meal that can feed a hungry family halfway around the world.

Fischer is the heart and soul of the clothing bank known as Everybody’s Closet that distributes wardrobe items every month out of the Carl Gibson Senior Center in Everett and the Advent Lutheran Church in Mill Creek.

She remembers one child’s shirt donated by a woman who was reluctant to leave the item because it was the only item she had to drop off that day. Fischer assured the woman the shirt would bring joy to somebody very spe...



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