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Robert
RobertRay
Granite Falls, WA
Post #: 35
SECULAR HUMANISTS OF EVERETT
Meeting Minutes
December 17, 2013
Present: Robert, Amy, David, Eric, Ron, Dave, Steven
Next meeting: 01-07-2014 6:30 PM Everett Public Library

I. Agenda Items
Officers
President- Robert Ray
Treasurer- David Koch
Secretary- Jenn Richards
Board Member at Large
Amy Ray
Dave Westman

Humanists Helping Homeless
Ideas for items
Sanitizer, Toothbrush/paste, deodorant, comb/brush/mirror/, wet wipes, nail clippers, band-aids, toilet paper, lip balm/sunscreen
Who to purchase
David will check industrial supply and online outlets
Robert will check prices at retail (Costco, Dollar tree, etc)
Packaging
It was suggested that quart or gallon zip lock style bags would be best. Small plastic bottles could be used for liquids/gells
It was also suggested that a list of useful locations and resources could be places in each bag
Distribution:
Look for an existing location such as the Everett Gospel Mission to work with (David will contact them)
Fundraising:
Ideas were passed around such as poker/bowling event, t-shirt sales, special events (speakers, debates, etc). Online fundraising sites like Kickstarter and a modified thrift store idea like selling goods at swap meets. It was also suggested that we reach out to existing group in the area for resources.

501c3 status
It was agreed that we move forward with the formation of a non-profit corporation. Bylaws and formation documents should be drawn up to achieve this.
II. Next meeting
The next meeting will be at the Everett Public Library activity room on the main floor at 6:30 PM on January 7th.

Homework for the next meeting will be to write some ideas for the mission statement and goals. The plan is to go over the findings and begin writing our bylaws.
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