Eastside Audubon Society to hold benefit bird seed sale

  • Thursday, October 5, 2017 4:37pm
  • News

The Eastside Audubon Society will take flight with a benefit bird seed sale from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 21 at FirstFruits, located at 6848 180th Ave. N.E. in Redmond.

For those seeking to avoid the lines, seed may be purchased in advance and online at www.eastsideaudubon.org. During this event and through online orders, 5 percent of all sales of select seed will be donated to Eastside Audubon.

“We greatly appreciate this support from FirstFruits. This is a great event that allows you to make a difference for your backyard birds during the winter season, while supporting an organization that is looking out for all our local feathered friends,” says Tereza Marks, executive director.

Eastside Audubon is a 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to protect, preserve and enhance natural ecosystems and communities for the benefit of birds, other wildlife and people. Eastside Audubon is a local chapter of National Audubon and serves eastern King County from Lake Washington to the Cascade Crest and from the Snohomish County line to Interstate 90. The service area includes Bellevue, Bothell, Carnation, Duvall, Fall City, Issaquah, Kenmore, Kirkland, Medina, North Bend, Preston, Redmond, Sammamish, Snoqualmie and Woodinville.

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