Volunteers help pack dozens of swag bags to be handed out Saturday, Dec. 19. Photo courtesy of Eddie Purpose

Volunteers help pack dozens of swag bags to be handed out Saturday, Dec. 19. Photo courtesy of Eddie Purpose

Progress Pushers to host grab-and-go PPE events this Saturday

Free masks, hand sanitizer from noon to 3 p.m. at both Safeway locations in Federal Way.

Local organization Progress Pushers will be holding two personal protective equipment grab-and-go events this Saturday in Federal Way.

Progress Pushers, founded in mid-2018 by Eddie Purpose, mentors youth and young adults who have been impacted by the criminal justice system. By doing so, the group strives to provide local youth with job readiness skills, civic engagement tools, leadership development and more.

From noon to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 19, the team will be handing out free masks and hand sanitizer, swag bags and turkeys as supplies lasts At both Federal Way Safeway grocery store locations (1207 320th Street and 2109 SW 336th Street).

The events are funded in part by King County, Federal Way Youth Action Team, Federal Way Black Collective, and Build 2 Lead.

For more information about the event or Progress Pushers, email info@progresspushers.org or call 253-431-7195.

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Photo courtesy of Eddie Purpose

Photo courtesy of Eddie Purpose

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